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Online dating is the most popular way couples meet  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found. more
Researchers explain slow-moving earthquakes known as 'slow slip events'  PHYS.ORG · 8 hours
The Earth's subsurface is an extremely active place, where the movements and friction of plates deep underground shape our landscape and govern the intensity of hazards above. While the Earth's... more
Numerical operations in living cells by programmable RNA devices  Science Magazine · 1 day
Integrated bioengineering systems can make executable decisions according to the cell state. To sense the state, multiple biomarkers are detected and processed via logic gates with synthetic biological devices. However,... more
New brain map could improve AI algorithms for machine vision  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Neuroscientists have published an updated view on the primate brain's visual system organization. They found that parts of the primate visual system may work differently than previously thought. more
Machine learning models help clinicians identify people who need advanced depression care  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have created decision models capable of predicting which patients might need more treatment for their depression than what their primary care provider can... more
Circulation of water in deep Earth's interior  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Phase H is a hydrous mineral that is considered to be an important carrier of water into deep Earth. We determined the dissociation condition of phase H by a theoretical calculation based on quantum... more
Preschoolers can do more math than you think  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Preschoolers are capable of learning more complicated math concepts than most parents realize, according to a new Vanderbilt study. What's more, these concepts can be easily introduced through simple games and tasks... more
Highly stable hybrid perovskite light-emitting diodes based on Dion-Jacobson structure  Science Magazine · 6 days
Organic-inorganic hybrid halide perovskites are emerging as promising materials for next-generation light-emitting diodes (LEDs). However, the poor stability of these materials has been the main obstacle challenging their... more
When human expertise improves the work of machines  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Machine learning algorithms can sometimes do a better job with a little help from human expertise, at least in the field of materials science. more
Study shows positive lab environment critical for undergraduate success in research  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Getting involved in research as an undergraduate can have significant benefits, such as enhancing a student's ability to think critically, increasing their understanding of how to... more
Assessing the strengths of solar thermal desalination  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers propose an elegant theoretical framework to help others in the field better understand how various technological innovations can enhance solar thermal desalination (STD) performance. The framework is summed up in a straightforward equation... more
Human cells assembling into fractal-like clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a finding that could shed light on tissue formation, wound healing and cancer spread, a new study shows that human cells follow the same rules as non-living particles to form fractal-like branching structures. more
Diabetes data analysis will lead to better blood sugar monitoring and insulin delivery  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The lives of people with Type 1 diabetes could be significantly enhanced through algorithms that connect glucose monitors and insulin pumps to... more
The formula that makes bacteria float upstream  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Bacteria can swim against the current -- and often this is a serious problem, for example when they spread in water pipes or in medical catheters. Researchers were able to answer this question: With... more
Evidence reveals risk assessment algorithms show bias against Hispanic population  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Automated risk assessment has become increasingly popular in the criminal justice system, but a new study published in the American Criminal Law Review assessed the accuracy, validity and... more
We like our math like we like our art: Beautiful  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A beautiful landscape painting, a beautiful piano sonata -- art and music are almost exclusively described in terms of aesthetics, but what about math? Beyond useful or brilliant,... more
The brain inspires a new type of artificial intelligence  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Using advanced experiments on neuronal cultures and large scale simulations, scientists have demonstrated a new type of ultrafast artificial intelligence algorithms -- based on the very slow brain dynamics --... more
Accurate and transferable multitask prediction of chemical properties with an atoms-in-molecules neural network  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Atomic and molecular properties could be evaluated from the fundamental Schrodinger’s equation and therefore represent different modalities of the same quantum phenomena.... more
Holography and criticality in matchgate tensor networks  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The AdS/CFT correspondence conjectures a holographic duality between gravity in a bulk space and a critical quantum field theory on its boundary. Tensor networks have come to provide toy models to understand these bulk-boundary... more
Physicists solve 2,000-year-old optical problem  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A trio of physicists from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and Tec de Monterrey has solved a 2,000-year-old optical problem—the Wasserman-Wolf problem. In their paper published in the journal Applied Optics, Rafael González-Acuña, Héctor Chaparro-Romo, and Julio... more
Skyrmion lattice with a giant topological Hall effect in a frustrated triangular-lattice magnet  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Geometrically frustrated magnets can host complex spin textures, leading to unconventional electromagnetic responses. Magnetic frustration may also promote topologically nontrivial spin states... more
Study uses machine learning algorithms to classify word type based on brain activity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Pairing machine learning with neuroimaging can determine whether a person heard a real or made up word based on their brain activity,... more
Non-invasive imaging method spots cancer at the molecular level  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers for the first time have combined a powerful microscopy technique with automated image analysis algorithms to distinguish between healthy and metastatic cancerous tissue without relying on invasive biopsies or... more
Reconstructing histological slices into 3D images  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Despite advances in 3D imaging such as MRI and CT, scientists still rely on slicing a specimen into 2D sections to acquire the most detailed information. Using this information, they then try to reconstruct a 3D... more
Simulations demonstrate ion heating by plasma oscillations for fusion energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Fusion scientists succeeded in proving that ions can be heated by plasma oscillations driven by high-energy particles. This has been confirmed by performing a large-scale simulation with a... more
Non-invasive imaging method spots cancer at the molecular level  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers for the first time have combined a powerful microscopy technique with automated image analysis algorithms to distinguish between healthy and metastatic cancerous tissue without relying on invasive biopsies or... more
Simulations demonstrate ion heating by plasma oscillations for fusion energy  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A research team of fusion scientists succeeded in proving that ions can be heated by plasma oscillations driven by high-energy particles. This has been confirmed by performing a... more
Questionnaire-based algorithm predicts preeclampsia risk in pregnant woman  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Research presented today at the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo shows that a questionnaire-based algorithm predicts the risk of a pregnant woman developing preeclampsia. more
Physicists simulate engine oil behavior under extreme pressure  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and elsewhere have modeled the behavior of a widely used lubricant under extreme conditions. Their calculations on Russian supercomputers spare the costly... more
Math: An optimal route on a sub-Riemannian manifold does not make sharp turns  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The regularity of optimal routes on sub-Riemannian manifolds has been an important open problem in sub-Riemannian geometry since the early 90s. A... more
Is your supercomputer stumped? There may be a quantum solution  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Some math problems are so complicated that they can bog down even the world's most powerful supercomputers. But a wild new frontier in computing that applies the rules... more
More teens are dropping maths. Here are three reasons to stick with it  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The numbers of secondary school students who take higher-level maths and science are low in Australia. In 2012, there were 30,000 more... more
Walkability is key: A look at greenspace use  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
If city planners want more people to visit community greenspaces, they should focus on "putting humans in the equation," according to a new study from University of Arizona researchers. more
Quantum computers to clarify the connection between the quantum and classical worlds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new algorithm will allow quantum computers to investigate how the classical world we experience emerges from the quantum world, and test other foundational... more
Quantum computers to clarify the connection between the quantum and classical worlds  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Los Alamos National Laboratory scientists have developed a new quantum computing algorithm that offers a clearer understanding of the quantum-to-classical transition, which could help... more
Technological developments in radiation detectors enhance global nuclear security  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However, trafficking of the nuclear materials to furnish them with fuel remains a serious issue... more
A good first step toward nontoxic solar cells  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A team of engineers has found what they believe is a more stable, less toxic semiconductor for solar applications, using a novel double mineral discovered through data analytics and quantum-mechanical calculations. more
Calculating the properties of molecules on a noisy quantum computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Chemistry and physics researchers have advanced quantum simulation by devising an algorithm that can more efficiently calculate the properties of molecules on a noisy quantum computer. more
Direct observations of submarine melt and subsurface geometry at a tidewater glacier  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Ice loss from the world’s glaciers and ice sheets contributes to sea level rise, influences ocean circulation, and affects ecosystem productivity. Ongoing changes in... more
Breakthrough in quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Chemistry and physics researchers have advanced quantum simulation by devising an algorithm that can more efficiently calculate the properties of molecules on a noisy quantum computer. more
Biologists and mathematicians team up to explore tissue folding  MIT · 4 weeks
An algorithm developed to study the structure of galaxies helps explain a key feature of embryonic development. more
Alzheimer's protein is likely held together with many weak chemical interactions  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
The chemical interactions that give proteins their shape may be weaker and more numerous than previously recognized. Chemists modeled the building blocks of the protein structure... more
Algorithm based on ‘first impressions’ of immune cells may help predict onset of diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
First impressions are important – they can set the stage for the entire course of a relationship. The same is... more
Finding alternatives to diamonds for drilling  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Diamond is one of the only materials hard and tough enough for the job of constant grinding without significant wear, but diamonds are pricey. High costs drive the search for new hard and superhard materials. However,... more
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