Mathematics News


An ecological invasion mimics a drunken walk

A theory that uses the mathematics of a drunken walk describes ecological invasions better than waves, according to Tim Reluga, associate professor of mathematics and biology, Penn State.

Mon 9 Jan 17 from Phys.org

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Waging a more effective war against viral outbreaks

HIV, SARS, Ebola, H1N1, Zika, the list of communicable global health threats seems ever growing. And all too often, the limited resources available to fight these diseases must be picked up ...

Thu 15 Dec 16 from Medical Xpress

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Queueing technique to avoid congestion in physical and electronic network spaces

Scientists at Tomsk State University (Russia) have created a universal mathematical approach to queuing theory. It allows calculating the most efficient operation of the systems in which the ...

Tue 13 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Researchers develop new approach for better big data prediction

Researchers at Columbia University, Princeton and Harvard University have developed a new approach for analyzing big data that can drastically improve the ability to make accurate predictions ...

Mon 12 Dec 16 from Phys.org

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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That figures: Professor who had to work at Subway dazzles world of maths after solving centuries-old prime number riddle

A university professor who was forced to work at Subway when he couldn't find a job as an academic has solved a prime number riddle that has puzzled the best mathematical brains for centuries.    

Tue 21 May 13 from The Independent

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Getting to the bottom of foamy physics

New model describes the evolution of bubble clusters

Sat 11 May 13 from Physics World

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