Mathematics
Using machine learning to design peptides  SCIENCE DAILY · 18 hours
Scientists have developed a way of finding optimal peptide sequences: using a machine-learning algorithm as a collaborator. The algorithm analyzes experimental data and offers suggestions on the next best sequence to try, creating a back-and-forth selection... more
Using machine learning to design peptides  nanowerk · 18 hours
New algorithm incorporates experimental data to find best sequences for peptides. more
Amazon touted as big win for NY, but math is more complex  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
New York officials say their deal to land a new Amazon headquarters is a big win for the city—but the math is a little... more
Fighting smog supports solar power  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Model calculations by researchers show that if China fought smog more aggressively, it could massively increase solar power production. more
A quantum machine learning algorithm based on generative models  Science Magazine · 4 days
Quantum computing and artificial intelligence, combined together, may revolutionize future technologies. A significant school of thought regarding artificial intelligence is based on generative models. Here, we propose a general quantum... more
New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Urban areas are warmer than the adjacent undeveloped land, a phenomenon known as the urban heat island effect. A new interactive map gives us the most... more
New algorithm provides a more detailed look at urban heat islands  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The concept of an urban heat island (UHI), a phenomenon in which urban areas are significantly warmer than the surrounding rural areas, is not new. The... more
Researchers devise 3-D printer that can make energetic materials safer, more environmentally friendly  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Purdue University researchers have devised a method of 3-D printing that can produce energetic materials with fine geometric features faster and with... more
A general reinforcement learning algorithm that masters chess, shogi, and Go through self-play  Science Magazine · 5 days
The game of chess is the longest-studied domain in the history of artificial intelligence. The strongest programs are based on a combination... more
Fighting smog supports solar power  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Model calculations by ETH researchers show that if China fought smog more aggressively, it could massively increase solar power production. more
Arlington Tomorrow Foundation awards grant to support local youth, students  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
The UTeach Arlington secondary math and science teacher preparation program at The University of Texas at Arlington has been selected for a grant by the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation... more
New attack could make website security captchas obsolete  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have created new artificial intelligence that could spell the end for one of the most widely used website security systems. The new algorithm, based on deep learning methods, is the most... more
Effective approach to epidemic containment using link equations in complex networks  Science Magazine · 6 days
Epidemic containment is a major concern when confronting large-scale infections in complex networks. Many studies have been devoted to analytically understand how to restructure the network... more
River deep: Einstein's contribution to earth science  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Albert Einstein is famous for a lot of reasons, but the movement of sediments in rivers is perhaps not one of them. Yet, his name is associated with those of Ackers, White, and Shields... more
Discovery of single material that produces white light could boost efficiency of LED bulbs  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
The equation to make the inorganic compound combines a lead-free double perovskite with sodium. more
Crystal clear: Understanding magnetism changes caused by crystal lattice expansion  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
An international team has demonstrated helimagnetic behavior in a cubic perovskite material by expanding the lattice through barium doping. The experimental findings were well supported by calculations from... more
How the neoliberal obsession with valuing nature changes our understanding of it  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Over the last decade, an industry has developed that values different aspects of nature in different ways. Its growth has been underpinned by the... more
To detect new odors, fruit fly brains improve on a well-known computer algorithm  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
It might seem like fruit flies would have nothing in common with computers, but new research reveals that the two identify novel... more
Covert infrared image encoding—hiding in plasmonic sight  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Plasmonic materials can uniquely control the electromagnetic spectrum due to nano-scale surface architecture. Recent advances in nanotechnology and materials science and their combined capacity to develop controlled geometries at the nano-scale continue to evolve,... more
The force of the vacuum  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientists from the Theory Department of the Max Planck Institute for the Structure and Dynamics of Matter (MPSD) at the Center for Free-Electron Laser Science (CFEL) in Hamburg, Germany have shown through theoretical calculations and computer simulations that... more
The force of the vacuum  nanowerk · 1 week
Scientists have shown through theoretical calculations and computer simulations that the force between electrons and lattice distortions in an atomically thin two-dimensional superconductor can be controlled with virtual photons. This could aid the development of new superconductors for... more
Searching an artificial bee colony for real-world results  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
The artificial bee colony (ABC) algorithm is widely applied in many fields, but it suffers from slow convergence, so its solutions perform well in exploration but poorly in exploitation. Researchers proposed a... more
A machine learning approach helps sort and label cell clusters in multiple dimensions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The sorting and automated labelling of cell clusters may be boosted by an algorithm developed by A*STAR researchers. The algorithm facilitates data... more
New Calculation Adds Up All the Starlight in the Universe  SPACE.COM · 2 weeks
If you're a fan of really big numbers that don't actually tell you much about the world, Clemson University astrophysicist Marco Ajello has a great one for you:... more
Consumption of hemp-containing foods can lead to exceedance of acute reference dose  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
On the basis of the available data, the BfR comes to the following conclusion: the consumption of hemp-containing foods with the total -Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC)... more
New method automatically computes realistic movement with friction from 3-D design  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Simulating any 3-D surface or structure—from tree leaves and garments to pages of a book—is a computationally challenging, time-consuming task. While various geometric tools are available... more
A big step toward the practical application of 3D holography with high- performance computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Computer scientists have succeeded in developing a special purpose computer that can project high-quality 3D holography as a video. With... more
Smart speakers make passive listeners  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
People explore less when they get recommendations from voice-based platforms such as Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri, making it more likely that they'll hear options chosen by an algorithm than those they might actually prefer. more
The key to fixing the gender gap in math and science: Boost women's confidence  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The gender gap in math and science isn't going away. Women remain less likely to enroll in math-heavy fields of... more
A new algorithm could help protect planes from damaging volcanic ash  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
A computer program that tracks the temperature and height of clouds in the atmosphere could keep planes away from volcanic ash. more
When AI and optoelectronics meet: Researchers take control of light properties  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers customize the properties of broadband light sources using an AI algorithm and a photonic chip. more
Atom-by-atom construction of an artificial molecule  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Using hydrogen lithography, researchers have constructed an artificial molecule that both meets the electronic structure definition and demonstrates a nontrivial geometry: a cyclic atomic configuration spanning three dimer rows. more
Counting orangutan nests to estimate orangutan population  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A general misconception about estimating wildlife population is that it is a simple calculation of individual animals. Much like how we do a headcount at school, orangutans too, can be counted in a similar... more
Model of quantum artificial life on quantum computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a quantum biomimetic protocol that reproduces the characteristic process of Darwinian evolution adapted to the language of quantum algorithms and quantum computing. The researchers anticipate a future in which... more
Healthcare providers -- not hackers -- leak more of your data  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
New research found that more than half of the recent personal health information, or PHI, data breaches were because of internal issues with medical providers --... more
A smartphone and new software could help save infants born preterm  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Worldwide, preterm birth is a leading cause of death for children under five-years-old. A new algorithm combined with a handheld, smartphone-based device could aid health care... more
Mechanically assembling 3D cellular graphene structures  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers describe the design and implementation of 3D hierarchical architectures of cellular graphene with programmed geometries and outstanding electromechanical properties through the use of mechanically guided, 3D assembly. more
Combining pneumatics with a hydrogel to create a baromorph—for soft robotics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A small team of researchers at Université Paris Diderot has come up with a way to combine pneumatics with a hydrogel to create a baromorph for... more
Will algorithms predict your future?  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A report from Cardiff University reveals the extent to which public service provision is now being influenced by data analytics. more
Five nanosecond decision-making: New chip design to make speedy calculations for researchers  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Computer scientists develop algorithms that control everything from unmanned aerial vehicles to desktop computers to the cellphones in our pockets. But it can be... more
Minority homebuyers face widespread statistical lending discrimination  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Face-to-face meetings between mortgage officers and homebuyers have been rapidly replaced by online applications and algorithms, but lending discrimination hasn't gone away. more
For the sake of kids, embrace math  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Mathematics is causing headaches in schools across Canada, Australia and many other parts of the world. Teachers in both Canada and Australia feel neither competent nor confident in math and, frankly, they are the... more
New clinical algorithm to help individuals manage type 2 diabetes when fasting during Ramadan  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
NUS researchers have developed a clinical algorithm (flowchart) for individuals in Singapore with type 2 diabetes to manage their diabetic... more
A new primer on climate change  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Jason Smerdon is coauthor of the newly revised Climate Change: The Science of Global Warming and Our Energy Future. The book is a succinct, non-ideological reference for anyone who wants to understand what we know (and... more
How algae could sustainably reduce the carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In collaboration with fellow researchers, chemists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a process that, according to initial calculations, can facilitate... more
Quantum science turns social  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers in a lab at Aarhus University have developed a versatile remote gaming interface that allowed external experts as well as hundreds of citizen scientists all over the world to optimize a quantum gas experiment through multiplayer collaboration and in... more
Doubly-excited electrons reach new energy states  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Scientists have now characterized the higher energy levels reached by electrons in resonance in three-particle systems, which are too complex to be described using simple equations. This theoretical model is intended to offer guidance for experimentalists... more
Physicists build fractal shape out of electrons  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In physics, it is well-known that electrons behave very differently in three dimensions, two dimensions or one dimension. These behaviours give rise to different possibilities for technological applications and electronic systems. But what happens... more
Physicists wrangled electrons into a quantum fractal  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
The tiny, repeating structure could reveal weird behavior of electrons in fractional dimensions. more
Nature-inspired crystal structure predictor  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists from Russia have reported a way to improve crystal structure prediction algorithms, making the discovery of new compounds multiple times faster. The results of the study were published in Computer Physics Communications. more
Testing coronary calcium levels can better predict patient's risk for coronary heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient's coronary calcium levels is a... more
Researchers devise 3-D printer that can make energetic materials safer, more environmentally friendly
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