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What's Cuing Salmon Migration Patterns?

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Why do salmon travel in pulse-like groups? A new model challenges standard explanations by suggesting social cues trigger migration.
22-Mar-2017 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Look for Life's Lower Limits

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Investigating the lower bound of energy required for life helps us understand ecological constraints on other planetary bodies in our solar system as well as our own. In a new study, researchers analyze cellular processes across species and sizes of...
15-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Predicting Unpredictability: Information Theory Offers New Way to Read Ice Cores

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A new technique based in information theory promises to improve researchers' ability to interpret ice core samples and our understanding of the earth's climate history.
6-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Friend of a Friend Is…a Dense Network

Networks evolve in different ways depending how often "second neighbor," or friends of friends, connections occur.
1-Dec-2016 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Suggestions for You: A Better, Faster Recommendation Algorithm

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Researchers suggest a better algorithm for digital recommendation systems that suggest songs, movies, or romantic partners for you.
30-Nov-2016 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: When a Group Must Solve Hard Problems, It's Best to Design the Team Around Its Learning Style

What is the best way for a group to collaborate on solving a difficult problem? A new study finds that the answer depends on how that particular group learns.
11-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Medieval Cities Not So Different From Modern European Cities

Modern European cities and medieval cities share a population-density-to-area relationship, a new paper concludes – the latest research to find regularities in human settlement patterns across space and time.
11-Oct-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Powerful New Metric Quickly Reveals Network Structure at Multiple Scales

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Three researchers have devised a new network community detection technique that hopscotches over the limitations of other methods, revealing network structure at the microscopic, mesoscopic, and macroscopic levels quickly and simultaneously.
18-Aug-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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