- Thursday, August 4, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers discovered that congestion control algorithms designed to ensure multiple users sending data over a network do so fairly are actually unable to avoid situations where some users are hogging all the bandwidth.
- Friday, July 29, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsWomen in statistics classes do better academically than men over a semester despite having more negative attitudes regarding their own abilities, according to our recent study in the Journal of Statistics and Data Science Education.
- Friday, July 29, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsWith Friday night's Mega Millions jackpot having ballooned to $1.02 billion, people in eligible states across the country are no doubt considering purchasing a ticket or two.
- Thursday, July 28, 2022 from Scientific American - MathWho decided that nothing should be something?
- Wednesday, July 27, 2022 from Math Puzzles News -- ScienceDailyA method known as quantum key distribution has long held the promise of communication security unattainable in conventional cryptography. An international team of scientists has now demonstrated experimentally, for the first time, an...
- Tuesday, July 26, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers have developed an on-chip optical processor capable of detecting similarities in datasets up to 1,000 times faster than conventional machine learning algorithms running on electronic processors.
- Monday, July 25, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comThe answer to today’s percolation poser Earlier today I asked you the following problem about a hexagonal grid similar to the one that was used in Blockbusters, a student quiz show from the 1980s and 1990s. The grid is also a model of...
- Monday, July 25, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsAmber Heard has one of the world's most beautiful faces—that is, according to cosmetic surgeon Julian De Silva. The claim has been recycled for some years now, and recently resurfaced in the wake of Heard's (widely reported) trial with...
- Monday, July 25, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comCan I have a P please Bob? UPDATE: You can read the solution here In the much-missed student quiz show Blockbusters, teenagers would ask host Bob Holness for a letter from a hexagonal grid. How we laughed when a contestant asked for a P!...
- Saturday, July 23, 2022 from Scientific American - MathThe celebrated nurse improved public health through her groundbreaking use of graphic storytelling
- From in-crowds to power couples, network science uncovers the hidden structure of community dynamicsFriday, July 22, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsThe world is a networked place, literally and figuratively. The field of network science is used today to understand phenomena as diverse as the spread of misinformation, West African trade and protein-protein interactions in cells.
- Thursday, July 21, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyImaging of tissue specimens is an important aspect of translational research that bridges the gap between basic laboratory science and clinical science to improve the understanding of cancer and aid in the development of new therapies....
- Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailySupercomputer simulations are helping scientists discover new high-entropy alloys. XSEDE allocations on TACC's Stampede2 supercomputer supported density function theory calculations for largest database yet of high-entropy alloy...
- Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyThe implications of new AI voice research go beyond user experience to making AI more efficient, which could change the industry and significantly reduce carbon footprints.
- Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from Statistics News -- ScienceDailyA groundbreaking Bayesian method and new statistical analyses of genomic data from geckos in the Philippines shows that during the ice ages, the timing of gecko diversification gives strong statistical support for the first time to the...
- Wednesday, July 20, 2022 from Math Puzzles News -- ScienceDailyMany people and companies worry about sensitive data getting hacked, so encrypting files with digital keys has become more commonplace. Now, researchers have developed a durable molecular encryption key from sequence-defined polymers...
- Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsA new theory explains how every process depends on temperature. This theory could help researchers make accurate predictions in a range of areas, including biological responses to climate change, the spread of infectious diseases, and...
- Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsResearchers have found that updating a mathematical model to include a physical property known as resistivity could lead to the improved design of doughnut-shaped fusion facilities known as tokamaks.
- Tuesday, July 19, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsThe Minamata Convention (MC) aims to restrict and limit the trading of mercury, a highly toxic pollutant. While most countries involved in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM), the biggest source of mercury pollution, are MC...
- Saturday, July 16, 2022 from Mathematics on Huffington PostThe Republican's bizarre about kids being taught "2 + 2 equals: Well, how do you feel about that?” was part of his latest attack on public education.
- Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers have harnessed the power of artificial intelligence to help protect bees from pesticides.
- Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers have created a robot that is able to learn a model of its entire body from scratch, without any human assistance. In a new study, the researchers demonstrate how their robot created a kinematic model of itself, and then used...
- Monday, July 11, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers have developed a new tool that could automate the process of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease and eventually allow it to move online.
- Monday, July 11, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comThe answers to today’s puzzles Earlier today I set you three problems, inspired by the 2022 Fields medals. The prizes – which every four years go to up to four mathematicians under 40 – are the most famous award in mathematics. Maryna...
- Monday, July 11, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comProblems inspired by maths’ biggest prize UPDATE: you can now read the solutions here The winners of maths’ most high-profile prize, the Fields Medal, were announced last week . The award, which every four years goes to up to four...
- Friday, July 8, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comHours at a desk aren’t necessarily the key to success – ask June Huh, the would-be poet who has won the Fields medal for mathematics June Huh, a poet manqué who says he struggles to do more than three hours’ focused work a day, this week...
- Friday, July 8, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers develop user-friendly software system to optimize biological systems.
- Friday, July 8, 2022 from Scientific American - MathA “replication crisis” in mathematics raises questions about the purpose of knowledge
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers created atomic-level models of the spike protein that plays a key role in COVID-19 infection and immunity, revealing how the protein bends and moves as it seeks to engage receptors.
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Scientific American - MathMaryna Viazovska, who works on the geometry of spheres, is one of four winners of the coveted prize this year
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsUkrainian maths professor Maryna Viazovska, who on Tuesday won the top mathematics prize, the Fields Medal, said her life "changed forever" when Russia invaded her home country.
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsHugo Duminil-Copin, a French mathematician whose visual approach helped him win the world's most prestigious mathematics prize the Fields Medal on Tuesday, said he "doesn't really fit into the cliches of a genius".
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsUkrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska was named Tuesday as one of four recipients of the prestigious Fields Medal, which is often described as the Nobel Prize in mathematics.
- Tuesday, July 5, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comMaryna Viazovska’s work on packing spheres and James Maynard’s solving of prime number conundrum honoured in Helsinki A Ukrainian mathematician who proved the best way to pack spheres in eight dimensions to take up the least space, and...
- Friday, July 1, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsResearchers improve a widely used simulation method for high-performance computing clusters.
- Friday, July 1, 2022 from plus.maths.orgHere's our coverage from the International Congress of Mathematicians 2022, including the Fields Medals and other prizes.
- Thursday, June 30, 2022 from Scientific American - MathAn intriguing question about drums kicked off decades of inquiry -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
- Thursday, June 30, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyResearchers have created a taxonomy and outlined steps that developers can take to design features in machine-learning models that are easier for decision-makers to understand.
- Thursday, June 30, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comThe Booker prize-winner continues to indulge himself in a rage against metrics – but after a couple of decades of choppy form, that’s not necessarily a bad thing Get our weekend culture and lifestyle email and listen to our podcast DBC...
- Thursday, June 30, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyA new computer model uses publicly available data to predict crime accurately in eight U.S. cities, while revealing increased police response in wealthy neighborhoods at the expense of less advantaged areas.
- Monday, June 27, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comThe answers to today’s planetary perplexities Earlier today I set you the following problem, which was Elon Musk’s favourite interview question for engineers applying to work at SpaceX (according to his biographer Ashlee Vance). You’re...
- Monday, June 27, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyScientists reveal an advanced, innovative method that they have developed and used to detect nonvisual traces of fire dating back at least 800,000 years -- one of the earliest known pieces of evidence for the use of fire. The newly...
- Monday, June 27, 2022 from Phys.org: Mathematics NewsUnderstanding the human mind and behavior lies at the core of the discipline of psychology. But to characterize how people's behavior changes over time, I believe psychology alone is insufficient—and that additional mathematical ideas...
- Monday, June 27, 2022 from Science: Mathematics | theguardian.comThe favourite interview question of the world’s richest man UPDATE: Solutions are now posted here In the early years of rocket company SpaceX, CEO Elon Musk liked to set job applicants the following problem: You’re standing on the...
- Friday, June 24, 2022 from Statistics News -- ScienceDailyFine-tuning the thermal conductivity of amorphous silicon used in technologies such as solar cells and image sensors should become much easier thanks to the computational topology and machine-learning-assisted discovery of the...
- Friday, June 24, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyAutomation in disease diagnosis is reliant on deep learning models that can accurately and efficiently identify measurements of tumors, tissue volume, or other sorts of abnormalities. Now, researchers have unveiled a new, resource-light...
- Friday, June 24, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsResearchers have developed a mathematical model of motor learning that reflects the motor learning process in the human brain. Their findings suggest that motor exploration -- that is, increased variability in movements -- is important...
- Thursday, June 23, 2022 from Mathematical Modeling News -- ScienceDailyEngineers can adapt weather forecasting models to give individuals a personalized assessment of their risk of exposure to COVID-19 or other diseases.
- Friday, June 17, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsResearchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction. The new model predicts several useful new drug combinations that may one day help treat heart attacks, according to researchers.
- Tuesday, June 14, 2022 from ScienceDaily: Mathematics NewsMathematicians have found that they can design a range of composite materials from moiré patterns created by rotating and stretching one lattice relative to another. Their electrical and other physical properties can change --s ometimes...