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Your brain activity can be used to measure how well you understand a concept  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
As students learn a new concept, measuring how well they grasp it has often depended on traditional paper and pencil... more
Neural networks taught to recognize similar objects on videos without accuracy degradation  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Andrey Savchenko, Professor at the Higher School of Economics (HSE University), has developed a method that can help to enhance image identification on videos.... more
Researchers develop 'vaccine' against attacks on machine learning  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Researchers from CSIRO's Data61, the data and digital specialist arm of Australia's national science agency, have developed a world-first set of techniques to effectively 'vaccinate' algorithms against adversarial attacks, a significant advancement... more
Using the power of math to improve food texture, consistency  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
The word starch brings to mind for many people either a food component or something used to stiffen clothing—but its use covers much territory. Starch is used in... more
A sound idea: A step towards quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A team at the University of Tsukuba studied a novel process for creating coherent lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses. Using theoretical calculations combined with experimental results that were... more
Leaving microbes out of climate change conversation has major consequences, experts warn  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Leading microbiologists have issued a warning, saying that not including microbes -- the support system of the biosphere -- in the climate change equation... more
Changing how we predict coral bleaching  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A remote sensing algorithm offers better predictions of Red Sea coral bleaching and can be fine tuned for use in other tropical marine ecosystems. more
Shields up to beat global warming  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Might an enormous orbiting "shield" be one way to combat the rising temperatures around the world caused by elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide levels? Writing in the International Journal of Global Warming, a team in China has... more
Machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can improve gut disease diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A study published in the open access journal JAMA Open Network June 14 by scientists at the University of Virginia schools of Engineering and... more
Automated cryptocode generator is helping secure the web  MIT · 7 days
System automatically writes optimized algorithms to encrypt data in Google Chrome browsers and web applications. more
Scientists use machine learning to improve gut disease diagnosis  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A study says machine learning algorithms applied to biopsy images can shorten the time for diagnosing and treating a gut disease that often causes permanent physical and cognitive damage in... more
100-year-old physics model replicates modern Arctic ice melt  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A nearly 100-year-old physics model captures the essential mechanism of pattern formation and geometry of Arctic melt ponds. more
Observation of a Majorana zero mode in a topologically protected edge channel  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Superconducting proximity pairing in helical edge modes, such as those of topological insulators (TI), is predicted to provide a unique platform for realizing Majorana... more
Algorithm to transform investment banking with higher returns  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A University of Bath researcher has created an algorithm which aims to remove the elements of chance, bias or emotion from investment banking decisions, a development which has the potential to reduce... more
New result in hunt for mysterious magnetic monopoles  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Cutting a magnet in half yields two magnets, each with its own north and south pole. This apparent absence of an isolated magnetic pole, or "magnetic monopole," has puzzled physicists for more... more
Artificial intelligence better than humans in diagnosing pigmented skin lesions  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
When it comes to the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions, artificial intelligence is superior to humans. In a study conducted under the supervision of the MedUni Vienna human... more
Algorithm tells robots where nearby humans are headed  MIT · 2 weeks
A new tool for predicting a person’s movement trajectory may help humans and robots work together in close proximity. more
AI tool helps radiologists detect brain aneurysms  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Radiologists improved their diagnoses of brain aneurysms with the help of an artificial intelligence algorithm developed by medical experts and computer scientists. more
Algorithm provides customized caffeine strategy for alertness  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A web-based caffeine optimization tool successfully designs effective strategies to maximize alertness while avoiding excessive caffeine consumption, according to preliminary results from a new study. more
Unusual Japanese plant inspires recalculation of equation used to model leaf arrangement patterns  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Leaves are enjoyed for their shade, autumn colors, or taste, and the arrangement of leaves on a plant is a practical way... more
Self-organization of stem cells into embryos: A window on early mammalian development  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Embryonic development is orchestrated by robust and complex regulatory mechanisms acting at different scales of organization. In vivo studies are particularly challenging for mammals... more
Video Games can improve your mental maths  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers gave more than 200 WA students video game consoles to play in the classroom—here's what happened. more
Exomoons Could Host Alien Life, Astrophysicist Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 weeks
Exomoons — natural satellites of planets outside our Solar System — could offer another clue about the pool of alien worlds that... more
Fussy, hungry, or in pain? Scientists create an AI tool to tell babies' cries apart  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Every parent knows the frustration of responding to a baby's cries, wondering if their child is hungry, wet,... more
Bees can link symbols to numbers, study finds  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
We know bees get the concept of zero and can do basic math. Now researchers have discovered they may also be capable of connecting symbols to numbers. It's a finding that sheds... more
About faces: Geometric style of portrait artwork  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of computer scientists at the Interdisciplinary Center in Israel have developed an innovative method to automatically analyze artistic portraiture, capturing a high level of detail and accuracy of the portraits as well... more
Bees can link symbols to numbers, study finds  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
We've learned bees can understand zero and do basic math, and now a new study shows their tiny insect brains may be capable of connecting symbols to numbers. more
Enabling transportation agencies to automate traffic monitoring  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists announce the release of ActiveVision, a machine vision tool that transportation agencies can use to autonomously detect and report traffic condition changes. ActiveVision's algorithms process camera data to provide real-time information on weather... more
Can we model heavy nuclei from first principles?   PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Modelling the properties of atomic nuclei is a demanding task. It requires a theory that we can apply to a large variety of nuclear species regardless of their masses. M.Sc. Gianluca Salvioni's... more
Scientists stack algorithms to improve predictions of yield-boosting crop traits  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
To help researchers better predict high-yielding crop traits, a team have stacked together six high-powered, machine learning algorithms that are used to interpret hyperspectral data -- and they... more
Scientists stack algorithms to improve predictions of yield-boosting crop traits  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Hyperspectral data comprises the full light spectrum; this dataset of continuous spectral information has many applications from understanding the health of the Great Barrier Reef to picking out... more
Robin Hood to rescue of rural hospitals? New math promised on Medicare payments  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
As rural hospital closures roil the country, some states are banking on a Trump administration proposal to change the way hospital payments... more
In-situ measurement of 3-D protein structure inside living eukaryotic cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have successfully determined the high-resolution, three-dimensional structure of proteins inside living eukaryotic cells. They combined "in-cell" nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, a bioreactor... more
Magnetizing topological surface states of Bi2Se3 with a CrI3 monolayer  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
To magnetize surfaces of topological insulators without damaging their topological feature is a crucial step for the realization of the quantum anomalous Hall effect (QAHE) and remains as... more
Experiments and calculations allow examination of boron's complicated dance  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
In a study that combines groundbreaking experimental work and theoretical calculations, researchers have determined the nuclear geometry of two isotopes of boron. The result could help open a path to... more
Mathematicians Edge Closer to Solving a 'Million Dollar' Math Problem  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A new paper could end up being a big step toward solving one of the oldest unanswered puzzles in mathematics: Is the Riemann hypothesis correct? more
Intelligent algorithms for genome research  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Although the importance of machine learning methods in genome research has grown steadily in recent years, researchers have often had to resort to using obsolete software. Scientists in clinical research often did not have access to the most... more
Hands that see, eyes that feel? Brain study reveals the mathematics of identifying objects  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers demonstrate that our brain need only perform a few lightning-fast statistical calculations to detect key properties of unknown objects. more
A leap into the continuum  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Computing the dynamics of many interacting quantum particles accurately is a daunting task. There is however a promising calculation method for such systems: tensor networks, which are being researched in the theory division at the Max Planck Institute... more
Researchers introduce novel heat transport theory in quest for efficient thermoelectrics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
NCCR MARVEL researchers have developed a novel microscopic theory that is able to describe heat transport in very general ways, and applies equally well to ordered... more
A warming Arctic produces weather extremes in our latitudes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Atmospheric researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) have developed a climate model that can accurately depict the frequently observed winding course of... more
Mathematicians Edge Closer to Solving a 'Million Dollar' Math Problem  LIVE SCIENCE · 4 weeks
A new paper could end up being a big step toward solving one of the oldest unanswered puzzles in mathematics: Is the Riemann hypothesis correct? more
Researchers develop new algorithm to accurately predict patients' chances of survival in ICU  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new... more
Scientific Meeting » Suicide Risk Algorithm Applications in Healthcare Settings  NIMH · 1 month
On June 5th and 6th, investigators will meet to identify and prioritize research needs in the application of predictive analytics using electronic health records in suicide prevention. more
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