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December 3, 2020

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Nov. 20, 2020 — Physicists have introduced a new method that allows biological pattern-forming systems to be systematically characterized with the aid of mathematical analysis. The trick lies in the use of geometry ...

Oct. 28, 2020 — Election forecasting is an innately challenging endeavor, with results that can be difficult to interpret and may leave many questions unanswered after close races unfold. Researchers have now ...

Oct. 22, 2020 — DNA variation in a gene called ROBO1 is associated with early anatomical differences in a brain region that plays a key role in quantity representation, potentially explaining how genetic variability ...

Oct. 9, 2020 — Seismic waves, commonly associated with earthquakes, have been used by scientists to develop a universal scaling law for the sense of touch. A team used Rayleigh waves to create the first scaling law ...

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Nov. 2, 2020 — Researchers find COVID-19 super-spreading events, in which one person infects more than six other people, are much more frequent than anticipated, ...

Oct. 21, 2020 — Researcher makes 'little data' act big through, the application of mathematical techniques normally used for time-series, to spatial ...

Oct. 21, 2020 — Using a new mathematical approach to screen large groups for COVID-19 could be around 20 times cheaper than individual testing, a study ...

Oct. 19, 2020 — Artificial intelligence isn't perfect. In fact, it's only as good as the methods and data built into it. Researchers have detailed a new approach to artificial intelligence that builds uncertainty, ...

Oct. 7, 2020 — A mathematician has developed a new method for processing large volumes of COVID-19 tests which he believes could lead to significantly more tests being performed at once and results being returned ...

Sep. 22, 2020 — Scientists have investigated the way in which human dispersal affects disease control and total extent of an infection's ...

Sep. 22, 2020 — Fairy circles are one of nature's greatest enigmas and most visually stunning phenomena. Researchers have now collected detailed data to show that Alan Turing's model explains the striking vegetation ...

Sep. 17, 2020 — In the 2019 Boeing 737 Max crash, the recovered black box from the aftermath hinted that a failed pressure sensor may have caused the ill-fated aircraft to nose dive. This incident and others have ...

Sep. 17, 2020 — It is better to invest in measures that make it easier for women to visit a doctor during pregnancy than measures to repair birth injuries. This is the conclusion from mathematicians, using Uganda as ...

Sep. 15, 2020 — Solar cells have come a long way, but inexpensive, thin film solar cells are still far behind more expensive, crystalline solar cells in efficiency. Now, a team of researchers suggests that using two ...

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Nov. 24, 2020 — In a new article, a physicist explains how he combined math in the form of Tchebychev's inequality with a statistical ensemble to understand how macroscopic exponential growth with different ...

Oct. 26, 2020 — Mathematics -- it's the subject some kids love to hate. Yet despite its lack of popularity, mathematics is critical for a STEM-capable workforce and vital for current and future productivity. ...

Oct. 7, 2020 — A new mathematical model has been developed to identify the number of days students could attend school to allow them a better learning experience while mitigating infections of ...

Oct. 2, 2020 — Northwestern University researchers have developed the first quantitative model that captures how politicized environments affect U.S. political opinion formation and ...

Sep. 23, 2020 — Using data from all 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, two mathematicians have developed a new method to analyze COVD-19 rates to help policymakers identify demonstrable turning points in ...

Sep. 21, 2020 — An international team of researchers has now found that computerized training can support preterm children's academic success. In their randomized controlled study 'Fit for School', ...

Sep. 9, 2020 — A new proposal for virtual travel, using advanced mathematical techniques and combining livestream video with existing photos and videos of travel hotspots, could help revitalize an industry that has ...

Sep. 3, 2020 — A researcher developed a mathematical method that shows climate change likely caused the rise and fall of an ancient civilization. A new article outlines the technique he developed and shows how ...

Aug. 26, 2020 — When you only have fossils to go off of, it's hard to tell which dinosaur traits, like size and ornamentation, are related to the animals' sex, and which traits are related to other things ...

Aug. 26, 2020 — Turing machines are widely believed to be universal, in the sense that any computation done by any system can also be done by a Turing machine. In a new article, researchers present their work ...

Aug. 26, 2020 — New mathematical modeling shows that U.S. political parties are becoming increasingly polarized due to their quest for voters -- not because voters themselves are becoming more ...

Aug. 24, 2020 — Inspired by the same modeling and mathematical laws used to predict the spread of pandemics, researchers have created a model to accurately forecast the spread and recession process of floodwaters in ...

Aug. 24, 2020 — A mathematical discovery opens up new possibilities for architecture and design: For any desired curved surface a flat grid of straight bars can be calculated that can be folded out to the desired ...

Aug. 18, 2020 — Mathematicians are exploring a string duality between F-theory and heterotic string theory in eight ...

Aug. 17, 2020 — Researchers thought that they were five years away from solving a math riddle from the 1980's. In reality, and without knowing, they had nearly cracked the problem and had just given away much ...

Aug. 14, 2020 — Many quantum materials have been nearly impossible to simulate mathematically because the computing time required is too long. Now engineers have demonstrated a way to considerably reduce the ...

Aug. 12, 2020 — Using state-of-the-art 3D microscopy and mathematics, researchers have reconstructed the movement of the sperm tail in 3D with ...

Aug. 11, 2020 — Scientists have used mathematical modelling to understand why flocks of long-tailed tits segregate themselves into different parts of the ...

Aug. 10, 2020 — A new theoretical framework shows that many properties of neural connections help biological circuits produce consistent ...

Aug. 10, 2020 — New research has (pardon the pun) put a new spin on a mathematical analogy involving a jumping grasshopper and its ideal lawn shape. This work could help us understand the spin states of ...

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- Using Math to Examine the Sex Differences in Dinosaurs
- Thermodynamics of Computation: A Quest to Find the Cost of Running a Turing Machine
- U.S. Political Parties Become Extremist to Get More Votes

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- Math Shows How Brain Stays Stable Amid Internal Noise and a Widely Varying World
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- Scientists Develop Method to Help Epidemiologists Map Spread of COVID-19
- Limits on Evolution Revealed by Statistical Physics
- Solution to Century-Old Math Problem Could Predict Transmission of Infectious Diseases
- New Model Predicts the Peaks of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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- Mathematics Can Save Lives at Sea
- Novel Insight Reveals Topological Tangle in Unexpected Corner of the Universe

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- How to Break New Records in the 200 Meters
- New Mathematical Model Can More Effectively Track Epidemics

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- To Predict an Epidemic, Evolution Can't Be Ignored
- Not a 'math Person'? You May Be Better at Learning to Code Than You Think

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- Fragile Topology: Strange Electron Flow in Future Materials
- Mathematical Model Reveals Behavior of Cellular Enzymes

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- Mathematical Modeling Vital to Tackling Disease Outbreaks
- Information Theory as a Forensics Tool for Investigating Climate Mysteries

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- Revamped Crew Scheduling Model Cuts Airline Delays by as Much as 30%
- Computer Kidney Sheds Light on Proper Hydration

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