Mathematics
Achieving greater efficiency for fast data center operations  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
Algorithm and software system Shenango improves data center efficiency for microsecond-speed operations by better allocating data processing across CPU cores to reduce tail latency and ensure hardware runs productively. more
Tunable intrinsic strain in two-dimensional transition metal electrocatalysts  Science Magazine · 10 hours
Tuning surface strain is a powerful strategy for tailoring the reactivity of metal catalysts. Traditionally, surface strain is imposed by external stress from a heterogeneous substrate, but the effect is often obscured... more
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices  PHYS.ORG · 11 hours
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to... more
Study examines individuals' willingness to use artificial intelligence in career choices  SCIENCE DAILY · 13 hours
Artificial intelligence is revolutionizing the way we do business, and it can potentially allow firms to improve their decision making, given that individuals are willing to... more
Big data is being reshaped thanks to 100-year-old ideas about geometry  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Your brain is made up of billions of neurons connected by trillions of synapses. And how they're arranged gives rise to the brain's functionality and to... more
Beauty is in the algorithm of the beholder  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Manal El Rhazi, Arsalane Zarghili, Aicha Majda, and Anissa Bouzalmat of the Intelligent Systems and Applications Laboratory at Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University, in Fez, Morocco, together with Ayat Allah Oufkir of... more
Facebook needs regulation – here's why it should be done by algorithms  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Facebook has been likened to a "digital gangster" by a critical parliamentary report into disinformation and fake news. One witness in the 18-month inquiry... more
Lithiophilicity chemistry of heteroatom-doped carbon to guide uniform lithium nucleation in lithium metal anodes  Science Magazine · 6 days
The uncontrollable growth of lithium (Li) dendrites seriously impedes practical applications of Li metal batteries. Various lithiophilic conductive frameworks, especially... more
Faculty beliefs about intelligence predict racial achievement gaps in STEM classes  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
In a major analysis of university faculty and students in science, technology, engineering and math, Indiana University social psychologists found that professors' beliefs about intelligence play... more
Multi-sensory teaching method: Arithmetic and geometry can be studied through music, dance  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Arithmetic and geometry can be studied through music and dance: this is the new multi-sensory teaching method identified by the European project WeDraw, coordinated... more
Density fluctuations as door-opener for diffusion on crowded surfaces  Science Magazine · 1 week
How particles can move on a catalyst surface that, under the conditions of an industrial process, is highly covered by adsorbates and where most adsorption sites are occupied has remained... more
Community, nature and 3-D printers help spark early interest in STEM  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Getting young students interested in science and math may soon be much easier for teachers – as easy as point, click and print. more
Merging neutron stars: How cosmic events give insight into fundamental properties of matter  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The opportunity to measure the gravitational waves of two merging neutron stars could offer answers to some of the fundamental questions about... more
Artificial intelligence could help to foil online dating scams  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that 'think' like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds. more
Strictures of a microchannel impose fierce competition to select for highly motile sperm  Science Magazine · 1 week
Investigating sperm locomotion in the presence of external fluid flow and geometries simulating the female reproductive tract can lead to a better... more
Children who eat lunch score 18 percent higher in reading tests, new study shows  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
The powerful connection between nutrition and education has been revealed by new research from ESMT Berlin. Primary school children who... more
A balanced filter for making optimal decisions  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A RUDN mathematician has suggested a method of evaluating the level of nonadditivity in a choice problem, i.e. to calculate how the parameters of the choice are connected to each other, and how it... more
Mathematician finds balance and beauty in math  MIT · 1 week
Zhiwei Yun seeks to connect seemingly disparate fields in mathematics. more
Using artificial intelligence to foil online dating scams  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Dating apps and websites could soon use computing algorithms that 'think' like humans to pinpoint fake profiles designed to con victims out of thousands of pounds. more
Ice volume calculated anew  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have provided a new estimate for the glacier ice volume all around the world, excluding the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Their conclusion: previous calculations overestimated the volume of the glaciers in High Mountain Asia. more
Ice volume calculated anew  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers have provided a new estimate for the glacier ice volume all around the world, excluding the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Their conclusion: previous calculations overestimated the volume of the glaciers in High Mountain Asia. more
Machine learning algorithm could accelerate the search for new drugs  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm for drug discovery which has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard, which could accelerate the process... more
Machine learning algorithm helps in the search for new drugs  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm for drug discovery which has been shown to be twice as efficient as the industry standard, which could accelerate the process... more
Mathematician calculates parameters for optimal crowd and traffic control  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A RUDN mathematician has developed a solution for a perturbed differential containment—a generalized case of a differential equation. The development will calculate optimal paths for the movement of a crowd... more
New geometric model improves predictions of fluid flow in rock  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Deep beneath the Earth's surface, oil and groundwater percolate through gaps in rock and other geologic material. Hidden from sight, these critical resources pose a significant challenge for... more
Positive attitude during pregnancy could improve child's ability in maths and science  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Using data from Bristol's Children of the 90s study the research is one of a series from the University of Bristol, that examines a... more
Famous 'sandpile model' shown to move like a traveling sand dune  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The so-called Abelian sandpile model has been studied by scientists for more than 30 years. Even though the sandpile model serves as the archetypical model to... more
Life on the edge in the quantum world  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Quantum physics sets the laws that dominate the universe at a small scale. The ability to harness quantum phenomena could lead to machines like quantum computers, which are predicted to perform certain... more
Do cold temperatures result in heat-of-the-moment purchases?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In 2005, the New York Times reported that high end retailer Bergdorf Goodman kept its stores chilled to 68.3 degrees, whereas Old Navy's was kept at a balmy 80.3. Meanwhile, the swanky IFC mall... more
Bees can do basic arithmetic  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers set out to test whether bees could do math, building on a groundbreaking finding that bees understand the concept of zero. The new study shows bees can be taught to recognize colors as symbolic representations for addition... more
Study: Honeybees Can Do Basic Arithmetic  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
A new study published in the journal Science Advances shows that honeybees (Apis mellifera), with a miniature brain, can be taught to recognize colors... more
Study: School children with type 1 diabetes perform just as well as their classmates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the study, the researchers reviewed the results of nationally standardised tests in math and reading completed by more than 630,000 Danish... more
Study: Schoolchildren with type 1 diabetes perform just as well as their classmates  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In the study, the researchers reviewed the results of nationally standardised tests in math and reading completed by more than 630,000 Danish schoolchildren in... more
Bees have brains for basic math, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers have found bees can do basic mathematics, in a discovery that expands our understanding of the relationship between brain size and brain power. more
New method for high-speed synthesis of natural voices  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A research team at the National Institute of Informatics (NII/Tokyo, Japan) including Xin Wang, Shinji Takaki and Junichi Yamagishi has developed a neural source-filter (NSF) model for high-speed, high-quality voice synthesis. This... more
Autonomous drones that can 'see' and fly intelligently  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Drones have been given 'eyes' and a new algorithm to help them fly intelligently, reaching their target position when GPS is not available. more
New method for high-speed synthesis of natural voices  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The research team has developed the method of neural source-filter (NSF) models for high-speed, high-quality voice synthesis. This technique, which combines the recent deep-learning algorithms and a classical speech production model dated... more
Culprit found for honeybee deaths in California almond groves  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
'Fungicides, often needed for crop protection, are routinely used during almond bloom, but in many cases growers were also adding insecticides to the mix. Our research shows that some combinations... more
The web meets genomics: a DNA search engine for microbes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at EMBL's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) have combined their knowledge of bacterial genetics and web search algorithms to build a DNA search engine for microbial data. The... more
Polymer power potential  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Four organic thermoelectric polymers identified using theoretical calculations could prove valuable for harvesting energy from waste heat. more
Polymer power potential  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The mantra 'reduce, reuse, recycle' is increasingly pertinent. Every year, vast amounts of energy that could be captured and reused are lost through waste heat. Now, A*STAR scientists have demonstrated, through theoretical calculations, that it may be possible to fabricate... more
Using artificial intelligence to adjust chemotherapy dosages  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Finding the right dose of medication by trial and error can be a painful experience for patients who are already suffering because of their disease. Artificial intelligence can greatly accelerate this process thanks to... more
Virtual lens improves X-ray microscopy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method that makes X-ray images even better: The resolution is higher and allows more precise inferences about the properties of materials. They moved the lens of an X-ray microscope and recorded a number... more
MIMIC Chest X-Ray database to provide researchers access to over 350,000 patient radiographs  MIT · 3 weeks
A new database of images could pave a path for algorithmic models that ensure accurate diagnoses of conditions like pneumonia. more
MIMIC chest X-ray database to provide researchers access to over 350,000 radiographs  MIT · 3 weeks
A new database of images could pave a path for algorithmic models that ensure accurate diagnoses of conditions like pneumonia. more
Volumetric additive manufacturing via tomographic reconstruction  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Additive manufacturing promises enormous geometrical freedom and the potential to combine materials for complex functions. The speed, geometry, and surface quality limitations of additive processes are linked to the reliance on material layering. We demonstrated concurrent... more
Computational algorithm to reduce electromagnetic noise in electronic circuits developed  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Two researchers have developed an algorithm for numerical calculation of EM noise (interference) in electric circuits. This algorithm is for computer simulation of electric circuits in which transmission... more
Engineers create a robot that can 'imagine' itself  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Engineers have created a robot that learns what it is, with zero prior knowledge of physics, geometry, or motor dynamics. Initially the robot has no clue what its shape is. After a... more
Atari master: New AI smashes Google DeepMind in video game challenge  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new breed of algorithms has mastered Atari video games 10 times faster than state-of-the-art AI, with a breakthrough approach to problem solving. more
Computational algorithm to reduce electromagnetic noise in electronic circuits developed  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In order to design noiseless electromagnetic (EM) devices, it is necessary to clarify the mechanism behind EM noise and theoretical calculations and computer simulations are performed for prediction... more
Research team demonstrates fractal light from lasers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Fractal patterns are common in nature, including in the geometric patterns of a tortoise shell, the structure of a snail shell, the leaves of a succulent plant that repeat to create an intricate pattern,... more
WPI researchers use brain imaging to enhance personal learning environments  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Could a computer detect a person's emotions? Could it tell when someone is frustrated over something like a tricky math problem on an online tutoring program? Could it... more
Scientists demonstrate fractal light from lasers  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have provided the first experimental evidence for fractal light from simple lasers and add a new prediction, that the fractal light should exist in 3D and not just 2D as previously thought. more
Engineers program marine robots to take calculated risks  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Engineers have now developed an algorithm that lets AUVs weigh the risks and potential rewards of exploring an unknown region. For instance, if a vehicle tasked with identifying underwater oil seeps approached... more
Engineers program marine robots to take calculated risks  MIT · 3 weeks
Algorithm could help autonomous underwater vehicles explore risky but scientifically-rewarding environments. more
New algorithm analyzes weather patterns to predict yield and grain composition of corn  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Corn is planted on approximately 90 million acres across the United States every year. With all that data, it takes months after... more
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Says Algorithms Can Be Racist. Here's Why She's Right.  LIVE SCIENCE · 3 weeks
Algorithms rely on humans to feed them training data and help them interpret the world, so is it really that surprising that they reflect the biases... more
Learning to teach to speed up learning  MIT · 3 weeks
An algorithm that teaches robot agents how to exchange advice to complete a task helps them learn faster. more
Embedding ethics in computer science curriculum  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Barbara Grosz has a fantasy that every time a computer scientist logs on to write an algorithm or build a system, a message will flash across the screen that asks, "Have you thought about the ethical... more
Peculiar physics at work in the brain  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In 1982, the Nobel Prize in physics was awarded to Ken Wilson for his contribution to understanding what goes on in certain materials as they undergo a phase transition—like the transition between liquid water... more
Identifying the origin of macroscopic friction between clay mineral surfaces  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NIMS, the University of Tokyo and Hiroshima University jointly discovered for the first time, through theoretical calculation and experiment, that macroscopic frictions occurring between clay mineral surfaces originate... more
Newly developed algorithm could give pig farms advance notice of PEDV outbreaks  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed an algorithm that could give pig farms advance notice of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus outbreaks. more
3D human epidermal equivalent created using math  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have successfully constructed a three-dimensional human epidermis based on predictions made by their mathematical model of epidermal homeostasis, providing a new tool for basic research and drug development. more
Algorithm to predict PEDV outbreaks  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed an algorithm that could give pig farms advance notice of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDV) outbreaks. The proof-of-concept algorithm has potential for use in real-time prediction of other disease outbreaks in food animals. more
White math teachers treat students differently in predominantly black schools  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
White math teachers in predominantly black middle schools are more likely to respond negatively to students' behavioral or academic issues—and this may have long-term negative consequences for student... more
White math teachers treat students differently in predominantly black schools  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
White math teachers in predominantly black middle schools are more likely to respond negatively to students' behavioral or academic issues - and this may have long-term negative consequences... more
Using artificial intelligence for error correction in single cell analyses  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Modern technology makes it possible to sequence individual cells and to identify which genes are currently being expressed in each cell. These methods are sensitive and consequently error... more
For black women and girls, empowerment key to breaking into technology  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Educators are looking for ways to help young black women move into the growing field of science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM. more
Using artificial intelligence for error correction in single cell analyses  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Modern technology makes it possible to sequence individual cells and to identify which genes are currently being expressed in each cell. These methods are sensitive and consequently error... more
Information theory holds surprises for machine learning  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New research challenges a popular conception of how machine learning algorithms 'think' about certain tasks. more
Information theory holds surprises for machine learning  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New SFI research challenges a popular conception of how machine learning algorithms "think" about certain tasks. more
Indigenous basket-weaving makes an excellent digital math lesson  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Public universities across Canada are committed to addressing the calls to action included in the final report by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). There is a general expectation that... more
Scientists predict reaction data for fusion research, insight into universe's origins  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Using simulations and calculations, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) nuclear scientists for the first time have accurately predicted the properties of polarized thermonuclear fusion. Analogous calculations... more
Newly developed algorithms can predict and correct errors in single cell analyses  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Modern technology makes it possible to sequence individual cells and to identify which genes are currently being expressed in each cell. more
Mathematician calculates wave velocity for post-stroke therapy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A RUDN mathematician calculated the velocity of wave propagation in the brain in the course of external stimulation. This procedure is used to treat stroke patients. To do so, the scientists generally formulated the... more
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