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Just as mathematics reveals the motions of the stars and the rhythms of nature, it can also shed light on the more mundane decisions of…

Just as mathematics reveals the motions of the stars and the rhythms of nature, it can also shed light on the more mundane decisions of…

The shape of immune cells plays key role in recognizing invaders. The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic…

After years of work, University of Copenhagen mathematics researchers have answered a mysterious half-century-old riddle. The mystery was all but forgotten until a Danish researcher…

Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved – using real life planetary computer. Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking ‘Sum-Of-Three-Cubes’ solution for the…

A Leicester mathematician has developed a theory to explain ‘heating by cooling,’ where the temperature of a granular gas increases while the total energy drops…

In the real world, your past uniquely determines your future. If a physicist knows how the universe starts out, she can calculate its future for…

A drop or two of cold cream in hot coffee can go a long way toward improving one’s morning. But what if the two liquids…

A new MIT computer system speeds computations involving “sparse tensors,” multidimensional data arrays that consist mostly of zeroes. At the Association for Computing Machinery’s Conference…

Mathematicians reveal a unique property of quantum mechanical particles – they can move in the opposite way to the direction in which they are being…

By successfully simulated the conditions around black holes using a specially designed water bath, a team of astronomers has made a significant leap forward in…

Engineers from MIT have developed a new system that replaces human intuition with algorithms. The “Data Science Machine” outperformed 615 of 906 human teams in…

Scientists at the University of Southampton have developed a new method for measuring the mass of pulsars. Until now, scientists have determined the mass of…

Scientists at Harvard have developed the first model of solid tumor growth that reflects both shape and growth. They’re among the most powerful tools for…

Scientists at MIT have developed a new statistical technique that yields better wind-speed predictions than existing techniques do, saving power companies’ time and money in…

For the first time, researchers have demonstrated perfectly secure bit commitment, sending encrypted data between pairs of sites in Geneva and Singapore. A breakthrough in…

MIT scientists uncover quantum behavior in fluid dynamics, offering a new perspective on wave-particle duality. In the early days of quantum physics, in an attempt…

A newly published study uses a new mathematical model to link space-time theories, making connections between negatively curved space-time and flat space-time. Researchers at the…

Algebraists are promising to improve wireless bandwidth by an order of magnitude, not by adding base stations, but by using algebra to eliminate the network-clogging…