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May 25, 2016 — In 1977, Princeton mathematician Paul Seymour made a conjecture about certain large graphs. Nearly 40 years later, mathematicians have come up with a proof he was right. The conjecture is 13 words ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Researchers are presenting collaborative research on the use of mathematical methods for understanding the transportation of chemical compounds in ... read more

May 10, 2016 — Mathematicians have begun charting the terrain of rich, new mathematical worlds, and sharing their discoveries on the Web. The mathematical universe is filled with both ... read more

May 5, 2016 — The relationship between handedness and mathematical abilities is controversial. Now researchers say that a link between handedness and mathematical skills exists, but is ... read more

Apr. 29, 2016 — Studying the way that solitary hunters such as tigers, bears or sea turtles chase down their prey turns out to be very useful in understanding the interaction between individual white blood cells and ... read more

Apr. 19, 2016 — Antibiotic resistance is one of the most challenging problems in modern medicine. A new study provides a new mathematical model to evaluate the best treatment protocol to clear an infection, by ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according ... read more

Apr. 1, 2016 — New cryptographic algorithms have been created that are based on particularly hard mathematical problems. They would be virtually unbreakable, ... read more

Mar. 22, 2016 — Researchers have developed a solution to a 78-year-old mystery. In previous research, it was suggested that adaptation of an animal to different ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Scientists have developed computer models that can simulate the recovery of the immune system in patients undergoing stem cell ... read more

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May 20, 2016 — Researchers present the first genome-scale reconstruction of the C. elegans metabolic network and show that scientists can use mathematical simulation to convert bacterial diet into C. elegans ... read more

May 13, 2016 — New research shows that the performance gap between girls and boys is far less pronounced in societies that hold progressive and egalitarian views about the role of ... read more

May 9, 2016 — Patient files may contain vital hints for detecting diseases at an early stage. However, evaluating them would violate patient privacy. This is where mathematics can help, say ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Researchers have designed an equilibrium model to demonstrate the elastic stresses and suction pressure distribution between a soft hydrogel contact lens and an eye. The model allows arbitrary ... read more

Apr. 26, 2016 — Schools that provide each student with a laptop computer, as well as the appropriate support for both students and teachers, see significant improvement in academic achievement, a new paper ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Physicists have developed new software for the life sciences. The software supports the evaluation of microscope-based observations of cell behaviour on micropatterned ... read more

Apr. 6, 2016 — Gamification is an application of game mechanics and game design techniques in learning and teaching, making the process to be more interesting, interactive and ... read more

Mar. 26, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a so far unknown formation mechanism of cavitation bubbles by means of a model calculation. In a new article, they describe how oil-repellent and oil-attracting surfaces ... read more

Mar. 24, 2016 — With their special microscopes, experimental physicists can already observe single molecules. However, unlike conventional light microscopes, the raw image data from some ultra-high resolution ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — No drug is known to treat ZIKV infection; neither do we have any vaccine which can prevent the spread of it. While scientists are trying to cope with the situation, computer-assisted approaches may ... read more

Mar. 18, 2016 — A unique new computer model built on highly complex mathematics could make it possible to design safer versions of the ‘fast ships’ widely used in search and rescue, anti-drugs, anti-piracy and ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Machine learning systems are everywhere. They predict the weather, forecast earthquakes, provide recommendations based on the books and movies we like, and even apply the brakes on our cars when ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — In the traditional college learning structure, students enter the classroom and place their focus on the classroom instructor. But researchers are finding that higher levels of academic success may ... read more

Mar. 14, 2016 — Living cells are constantly on the move. They move around and divide, and they are responsible for transporting molecules around inside themselves. Now researchers have developed a method that makes ... read more

Mar. 10, 2016 — Scientists have developed a mathematical model to derive the probability of extreme waves. This model uses multi-point statistics, the joint statistics of multiple points in time or space, to predict ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — Two mathematicians have published a new paper that advances the art -- or shall we say, the math -- of describing a wave. The study explores what happens when a regular wave pattern has small ... read more

Feb. 24, 2016 — The first computer simulation that grows realistic forests down to the branches, leaves and roots of individual trees has been developed by scientists. They are using the simulation to determine how ... read more

Feb. 23, 2016 — The classic stethoscope has entered the digital age. Medical researchers have created a computer program that connects to an electronic stethoscope to classify lung sounds into five common diagnostic ... read more

Feb. 22, 2016 — Mathematical models are used to predict just about everything from traffic and weather to plant metabolism and industrial biotechnology. However, while they are valuable tools in a broad range of ... read more

Feb. 22, 2016 — An unfortunate reality for cybersecurity researchers is that real-world data for their research too often comes via a security breach. Now computer scientists have devised a way to let organizations ... read more

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- Computer-assisted approaches as decision support systems serving to combat the Zika virus
- Maths could help search and rescue ships sail more safely in heavy seas

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- Model perfect: Researchers document new approach to dealing with uncertainties in mathematical models
- Method to safely share password data

Friday, February 19, 2016

- New mathematical model explains variability in mutation rates across the human genome
- Powerful tool predicts wave behavior at all depths of sea

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- Technique helps predict likelihood of migraines in concussion patients
- New model could solve inventory problem for retailers

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- The world's greatest literature reveals multifractals and cascades of consciousness
- New reconstruction method improves facial recognition for forensic purposes

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- New SIR-Network Model helps predict dengue fever epidemic in urban areas
- Mathematical model for animal stripes

Tuesday, December 22, 2015

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- Grid cells: Reading the neural code for space
- Darwin's finches may face extinction
- Roadmap to safer cyberspace

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

- Mathematical model suggests select DCIS patients could delay treatment
- Understanding body language of mice
- 'Freak' ocean waves hit without warning, new research shows

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- Exploring the physics of a chocolate fountain
- Mathematical modeling can help predict impact of surgery on cancer metastasis

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- Mathematical model helps show how zebrafish get their stripes
- Parents aiming too high can harm child's academic performance

Monday, November 16, 2015

- Mysteries of bony fish genome evolution
- Programmable plants: Synthetic biologists pave way for genetic circuits

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- Amplifying, or removing, visual variation
- Model of the Ebola epidemics in West Africa incorporating age of infection

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- Pupils learn poorly when using most computer programs
- Cars must be considerate of the driver when talking

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- New mathematical method reveals structure in neural activity in the brain
- How chickens walk holds clues to how they spread disease
- Backyard photo of Lee Harvey Oswald is authentic, study shows

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- 'Psychic robot' will know what you really meant to do
- Predictive policing substantially reduces crime in Los Angeles during months-long test

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- Math and me: Children who identify with math get higher scores
- Are American schools making inequality worse?

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- Turing nanopatterns in insect eyes
- Artificial intelligence system solves sat geometry questions as well as average human test taker

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- Problematic relationship: Small brain models distort contact intensity between neurons
- Understanding of complex networks could help unify gravity and quantum mechanics

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- Math boosts brain research
- Depth-sensing camera gleans 3-D information in bright sunlight as well as darkness
- New mathematics advances the frontier of macromolecular imaging

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