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June 25, 2023

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A Step Toward Safe and Reliable Autopilots for Flying

Researchers developed a machine-learning technique that can autonomously drive a car or fly a plane through a very difficult 'stabilize-avoid' scenario, in which the vehicle must stabilize its trajectory to arrive at and stay within some goal region, while avoiding ...

High-Quality Child Care Contributes to Later Success in Science, Math

Children who receive high-quality child care as babies, toddlers and preschoolers do better in science, technology, engineering and math through high school, and that link is stronger among children from low-income backgrounds, according to new ...

Reading Between the Cracks: Artificial Intelligence Can Identify Patterns in Surface Cracking to Assess Damage in Reinforced Concrete Structures

Researchers are trying to make the process more efficient and definitive by using artificial intelligence, combined with a classic mathematical method for quantifying web-like networks, to determine how damaged a concrete structure is, based solely ...

Extracting the Best Flavor from Coffee

Researchers explore the role of uneven coffee extraction using a simple mathematical model. They split the coffee into two regions to examine whether uneven flow does in fact make weaker espresso. One of the regions in the model system hosted more tightly packed coffee than the other, which caused ...

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ChatGPT Is Still No Match for Humans When It Comes to Accounting

ChatGPT faced off against students on accounting assessments. Students scored an overall average of 76.7%, compared to ChatGPT's score of 47.4%. On a 11.3% of questions, ChatGPT scored higher ...

Think You're Good at Math? Study Shows It May Be Because You Had Equitable Math Teachers

A new study finds that high school students identify more with math if they see their math teacher treating everyone in the class equitably, especially in racially diverse schools. While the ...

COVID Calculations Spur Solution to Old Problem in Computer Science

A mathematician was keen to forecast the evolution of the COVID epidemic. Instead, he ended up solving a problem which had troubled computer scientists for ...

Modelling the Collective Movement of Bacteria

A new paper presents a mathematical model for the motion of bacteria that includes cell division and death, the basic ingredients of the cell ...

A Peculiar Protected Structure Links Viking Knots With Quantum Vortices

Mathematical analysis identifies a vortex structure that is impervious to ...

Revealing the Complex Magnetization Reversal Mechanism With Topological Data Analysis

The reliability of data storage and writing speed in advanced magnetic devices depend on drastic, complex changes in microscopic magnetic domain structures. However, it is extremely challenging to ...

Finding Simplicity Within Complexity

With the theory that for every action, even those seemingly complex and random, there is a math problem that describes it, a researcher is publishing a new formula that helps find that equation ...

Math Approach May Make Drug Discovery More Effective, Efficient

Researchers have devised a computer-based platform for drug discovery that could make the process more effective, more efficient and less ...

Using Math to Better Treat Cancer

Researchers have identified a new method for scheduling radiation therapy that could be as much as 22 percent more effective at killing cancer cells than current standard radiation treatment ...

Moral Behavior Pays Off

Coupling two approaches of game theory can shed light on how moral norms ...

Mathematicians Explain How Some Fireflies Flash in Sync

A new study by mathematicians shows that math borrowed from neuroscience can describe how swarms of these unique insects coordinate their light show, capturing key details about how they behave in ...


Unveiling the Dimensionality of Complex Networks Through Hyperbolic Geometry

Reducing redundant information to find simplifying patterns in data sets and complex networks is a scientific challenge in many knowledge fields. Moreover, detecting the dimensionality of the data is ...

Mathematical Modeling Suggests U.S. Counties Are Still Unprepared for COVID Spikes

America was unprepared for the magnitude of the pandemic, which overwhelmed many counties and filled some hospitals to capacity. A new study suggests there may have been a mathematical method, of ...

Music Class in Sync With Higher Math Scores -- But Only at Higher-Income Schools

Music and arts classes are often first on the chopping block when schools face tight budgets and pressure to achieve high scores on standardized tests. But it's precisely those classes that can ...

Number-Crunching Mathematical Models May Give Policy Makers Major Headache

Policy makers assume that adding more detail to mathematical models will produce more accurate predictions, but that's not always the case, a new study ...

Predicting Risk of Aneurysm Rupture

Predicting the rupture of aneurysms is crucial for medical prevention and treatment. As aspect ratio and size ratio increase and an aneurysm expands, the stress applied against the aneurysm walls and ...

Study Shows How Math, Science Identity in Students Affects College, Career Outcomes

Two researchers have published a study that asked students if they see themselves as a math or science person, then followed up with them several times in following years. Results showed those who ...

As Few as 1 in 5 COVID Cases May Have Been Counted Worldwide, Mathematical Models Suggest

Mathematical models indicate that as few as one in five cases of COVID-19 which occurred during the first 29 months of the pandemic are accounted for in the half billion cases officially ...

Mathematics Enable Scientists to Understand Organization Within a Cell's Nucleus

Researchers have developed a new mathematical technique to begin to understand how a cell's nucleus is organized. They hope this understanding will expose vulnerabilities that can be targeted to ...

What Is the Best Way to Group Students? Math Model

Researchers have developed a new approach that uses math to determine the best ways to group individuals to maximize learning. Their work has broad implications in education, as well as in economics, ...

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