Mathematics News

June 19, 2020

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June 12, 2020 — Researchers have developed an AI tool that can turn blurry faces into eerily convincing computer-generated portraits, in finer detail than ever before. Previous methods can scale an image to eight ...

Mar. 25, 2020 — As COVID-19 spreads worldwide, leaders are relying on mathematical models to make public health and economic decisions. A new model improves tracking of epidemics by accounting for mutations in ...

Mar. 2, 2020 — Whether it's coronavirus or misinformation, scientists can use mathematical models to predict how something will spread across populations. But what happens if a pathogen mutates, or information ...

Feb. 26, 2020 — Scientists have designed a novel processor architecture that can solve combinatorial optimization problems much faster than existing ones. Combinatorial optimization are complex problems that show up ...

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June 2, 2020 — Some people look at an equation and see a bunch of numbers and symbols; others see beauty. Thanks to a new tool, anyone can now translate the abstractions of mathematics into beautiful and ...

May 29, 2020 — What is and is not possible for natural evolution may be explained using models and calculations from theoretical physics, say researchers. To explain this the limits of evolution, researchers ...

May 28, 2020 — Research proposes a novel 'higher-order' Kuramoto model that combines topology with dynamical systems and characterizes synchronization in higher-order networks for the first ...

May 29, 2020 — Researchers describe a single function that accurately describes all existing available data on active COVID-19 cases and deaths -- and predicts forthcoming ...

May 26, 2020 — An international research collaboration has developed a mathematical method that can speed up search and rescue operations at sea. The new algorithm accurately predicts locations to which objects and ...

May 26, 2020 — In a recent theoretical study, scientists discovered the presence of the Hopfion topological structure in nano-sized particles of ferroelectrics -- ...

May 14, 2020 — For something that has evolved with us over millions of years, and remains part of our physiology over our entire lives, our gut microbiome, oddly, remains somewhat of a mystery. Comprised of ...

May 5, 2020 — What can researchers do when their mathematical models of the spread of infectious diseases don't match real-world data? One research team is working on a ...

Apr. 30, 2020 — A new mathematical model has been created to estimate the death toll linked to the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States and could be used around the ...

Apr. 23, 2020 — Mathematicians are using game theory to model how this competition could be leveraged, so cancer treatment -- which also takes a toll on the patient's body -- might be administered more sparingly, ...

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June 18, 2020 — Researchers have found that the reason there are more undergraduate men than women majoring in physics, engineering and computer science is not because men are higher achievers. On the contrary, the ...

May 29, 2020 — Scientists have developed a method they believe will help epidemiologists more efficiently predict the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. Their new study outlines a solution to the SIR epidemic model, ...

May 29, 2020 — An academic has achieved a milestone in statistical/mathematical physics by solving a 100-year-old physics problem -- the discrete diffusion equation in finite ...

May 20, 2020 — Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new study has ...

Apr. 22, 2020 — A newly discovered connection between control theory and network dynamical systems could help estimate the size of a network even when a small portion is accessible. Understanding the spread of ...

Apr. 15, 2020 — When species under a taxonomic umbrella have faced forks in the road, leading to extinction or adaptation, the path taken has been difficult to follow. Scientists now argue that long-used approaches ...

Apr. 8, 2020 — Students learned just as much in online STEM college courses as they did in traditional classroom settings, and at a fraction of the cost, according to a first-of-its-kind ...

Apr. 6, 2020 — As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, a new mathematical model could offer insights on how to improve future epidemic predictions based on how information mutates as it is transmitted ...

Mar. 25, 2020 — Usain Bolt's 200m record has not been beaten for ten years and Florence Griffith Joyner's for more than thirty years. And what about if the secret behind beating records was to use ...

Mar. 18, 2020 — Brownian motion describes the random movement of particles in fluids, however, this revolutionary model only works when a fluid is static, or at equilibrium. In real-life, fluids often contain ...

Mar. 10, 2020 — Researchers created an inverse design codebase called SPINS that can help researchers explore different design methodologies to find fabricable optical and nanophotonic ...

Mar. 6, 2020 — One drone, four microphones and a loudspeaker: nothing more is needed to determine the position of walls and other flat surfaces within a ...

Mar. 2, 2020 — New research finds that a natural aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math ...

Feb. 28, 2020 — A new mathematical tool could help scientists better understand how zebrafish get their stripes as well as other self-assembled patterns in ...

Feb. 20, 2020 — How an electron behaves in an atom, or how it moves in a solid, can be predicted precisely with the equations of quantum mechanics. These theoretical calculations agree with the results from ...

Feb. 19, 2020 — Researchers presents a new mathematical model of patterns of diversity in the fossil record, which offers a solution to Darwin's ''abominable mystery'' and strengthens our ...

Feb. 18, 2020 — Researchers have developed a mathematical model that describes how rotating detonation engines ...

Feb. 14, 2020 — Experts have been unable to explain why cells from bacteria to humans leak essential chemicals necessary for growth into their environment. New mathematical models reveal that leaking metabolites -- ...

Feb. 13, 2020 — Crystalline materials known as topological insulators conduct surface current perfectly, except when they don't. In two new studies published in the journal Science, researchers explain how ...

Feb. 13, 2020 — Mathematical modeling helps researchers to understand how enzymes in the body work to ensure normal functioning. The models also can show how genetic mutations alter the enzymes' behavior in ...

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- Fragile topology: Strange electron flow in future materials
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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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- Good at math? It means little if you're not confident
- The ever-winning lottery ticket: Mathematicians solve a dusty mystery

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- Crunching the numbers of cancer metastasis
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