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Newswise: Researchers find unexpected excitations in a Kagome layered material
Released: 21-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT
Researchers find unexpected excitations in a Kagome layered material
Ames National Laboratory

Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy Ames National Laboratory have discovered an unexpected chiral excitation in the kagome layered topological magnet TbMn6Sn6.

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Released: 13-Jun-2024 5:05 PM EDT
NJIT Researcher Michael Houle Proves Theory for Detecting Data Anomalies
New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)

In data analysis, it’s the outlier information that is usually the most interesting, yet sometimes that information goes unrecognized by the most common evaluation methods because they make inaccurate assumptions.

Released: 13-Jun-2024 1:05 PM EDT
Welcoming New Computational Science Graduate Fellows
Department of Energy, Office of Science

A record 40 students on the path to achieving doctorates in fields that emphasize the use of computing and mathematics are now being welcomed into the U.S. Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) program.

Released: 11-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT
Scientists accurately measure cancer evolution
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

In a new UCLA-led study, investigators shed light on the intricate processes underlying cancer evolution and define the optimal algorithms to analyze the genetic makeup of tumors.

Released: 6-Jun-2024 8:05 AM EDT
How to Build a Team of ‘Appropriately Skeptical’ Financial Statement Auditors
North Carolina State University

A new study identifies the characteristics that make auditing professionals more likely to reward skepticism in the people they supervise, which is associated with an increased likelihood of identifying potential fraud during the auditing process.

Newswise: Groundbreaking Progress in Quantum Physics: How Quantum Field Theories Decay and Fission
Released: 3-Jun-2024 5:00 AM EDT
Groundbreaking Progress in Quantum Physics: How Quantum Field Theories Decay and Fission
University of Vienna

An international research team around Marcus Sperling, a researcher at the Faculty of Physics, University of Vienna, has sparked interest in the scientific community with pioneering results in quantum physics: In their current study, the researchers reinterpret the Higgs mechanism, which gives elementary particles mass and triggers phase transitions, using the concept of "magnetic quivers."

Newswise: Mathematical Model Driven Evolutionary Therapy Dosing Exploiting Cancer Cell Plasticity
Released: 28-May-2024 12:00 AM EDT
Mathematical Model Driven Evolutionary Therapy Dosing Exploiting Cancer Cell Plasticity
National Research Council of Science and Technology

A research team led by Dr. Kim Eunjung at the Natural Products Informatics Research Center of the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) has established a theoretical foundation for cancer treatment strategies following tumor evolution. They have developed a mathematical model to predict tumor evolution, considering the acquisition of resistance by cancer cells and their ability to alter phenotypic behavior (plasticity) during treatment.

Newswise: Prof. Philippe Ciarlet's Visit to CityUHK: Advancing Scientific Research
Released: 16-May-2024 10:05 PM EDT
Prof. Philippe Ciarlet's Visit to CityUHK: Advancing Scientific Research
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) of City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) is delighted to welcome Prof. Philippe Ciarlet, a world-renowned mathematician and our HKIAS Senior Fellow, during his stay from 11 April to 29 May 2024. Prof. Ciarlet's visit is marked by several pivotal events to advance scientific research and foster academic collaboration.

Released: 15-May-2024 9:05 AM EDT
Hertz Foundation Announces 2024 Hertz Fellows
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced 18 recipients of the 2024 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, engineering and mathematics.

Newswise: ‘Mathematical microscope’ reveals novel, energy-efficient mechanism of working memory that works even during sleep
6-May-2024 5:05 PM EDT
‘Mathematical microscope’ reveals novel, energy-efficient mechanism of working memory that works even during sleep
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Health Sciences

UCLA Health researchers have discovered a mechanism that creates memories while reducing metabolic cost, even during sleep. This efficient memory occurs in a part of the brain that is crucial for learning and memory, and where Alzheimer’s disease begins.

Newswise: Senior Fellow, Prof. Sir John Ball, Visits CityUHK to Foster Collaboration in Mathematics
Released: 2-May-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Senior Fellow, Prof. Sir John Ball, Visits CityUHK to Foster Collaboration in Mathematics
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS) hosted Prof. Sir John Ball, our HKIAS Senior Fellow, to strengthen mathematical collaborations and promote academic exchanges.

Newswise: Scientists have mathematically simulated an epileptic seizure for the first time
Released: 27-Apr-2024 3:05 AM EDT
Scientists have mathematically simulated an epileptic seizure for the first time
Scientific Project Lomonosov

Scientists at Immanuel Kant BFU have developed a mathematical model that describes human brain condition in epilepsy. The system reproduced changes in brain activity during a seizure, as well as taking into account multiple interactions among neurons and other brain cells.

   
Released: 23-Apr-2024 1:05 PM EDT
DOE’s Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program Selects 86 Outstanding U.S. Graduate Students
Department of Energy, Office of Science

The Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Science has selected 86 graduate students representing 31 states and Puerto Rico for the Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) program’s 2023 Solicitation 2 cycle.

Newswise: Fields Medalist Pierre-Louis Lions Explores Mathematical Analysis and its Applications at CityUHK
Released: 23-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT
Fields Medalist Pierre-Louis Lions Explores Mathematical Analysis and its Applications at CityUHK
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study (HKIAS), City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK), recently welcomed the HKIAS Senior Fellow Professor Pierre-Louis Lions for an eventful visit from 15 April to 19 April 2024.

Newswise: Argonne Hosts See Yourself in Steam Event for Students From Groups Underrepresented in Stem
Released: 21-Mar-2024 12:05 PM EDT
Argonne Hosts See Yourself in Steam Event for Students From Groups Underrepresented in Stem
Argonne National Laboratory

Students from groups underrepresented in STEM discover world-class science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics at Argonne through See Yourself in STEAM event.

Newswise: Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study International Conference on Mathematical Analysis and its Applications
Released: 18-Mar-2024 10:05 PM EDT
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study International Conference on Mathematical Analysis and its Applications
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

City University of Hong Kong (CityUHK) has played a major role in developing international scientific cooperation at the highest level with mathematicians worldwide.

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Released: 14-Mar-2024 2:05 PM EDT
The need for women in STEM is greater than ever, says expert
Virginia Tech

Women make up only 35% of the workforce in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) - the greatest disparities occurring in engineering and computer sciences. Christina DiMarino, an engineering professor at Virginia Tech, said now is the time to flip the script and explained why it is so important that education for women and underrepresented groups about STEM fields starts early in life.

Newswise: Numbers do not add up for maths homework
10-Mar-2024 10:05 PM EDT
Numbers do not add up for maths homework
University of South Australia

Supporting kids with maths homework is a common afterschool activity. But beyond the basics, new curricula and teaching strategies are making it harder for parents to help and it’s taking a serious toll on children’s confidence and learning.

Newswise: Baylor Mathematicians Create New Math Track at Crossroads of Geometry and Harmonic Analysis
Released: 27-Feb-2024 12:05 PM EST
Baylor Mathematicians Create New Math Track at Crossroads of Geometry and Harmonic Analysis
Baylor University

Baylor University mathematicians Dorina Mitrea, Ph.D., and Marius Mitrea, Ph.D., along with Irina Mitrea, Ph.D., professor of mathematics at Temple University, have co-authored an unprecedented 5-volume, 5,000-page original research monograph that creates a new track in mathematics. Geometric Harmonic Analysis (GHA) is a specific area of mathematics at the crossroads of two well-established branches: geometry and harmonic analysis.

Newswise: HKIAS Distinguished Lecture “On some new mathematical models and their applications” by Professor Pierre-Louis Lions, Fields Medallist (1994)
Released: 27-Feb-2024 2:05 AM EST
HKIAS Distinguished Lecture “On some new mathematical models and their applications” by Professor Pierre-Louis Lions, Fields Medallist (1994)
Hong Kong Institute for Advanced Study, City University of Hong Kong

In this lecture, Professor Pierre-Louis Lions, the HKIAS Senior Fellow and a renowned mathematician, will delve into the fascinating relationship between Mathematical Modeling and the development of Mathematics. He will explore the impact of applications on the growth of mathematical theories and the emergence of new applications.

Newswise: Rutgers Computer Scientist Named Sloan Fellow
20-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
Rutgers Computer Scientist Named Sloan Fellow
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers professor who studies and improves the design of algorithms – human-made instructions computers follow to solve problems and perform computations – has been selected to receive a 2024 Sloan Research Fellowship. Aaron Bernstein, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science in the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University-New Brunswick, was named one of 126 researchers drawn from a select group of 53 institutions in the U.S. and Canada.

Newswise: RUDN mathematicians build an algorithm for 5G network slicing
Released: 14-Feb-2024 2:05 AM EST
RUDN mathematicians build an algorithm for 5G network slicing
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians have built an algorithm for effectively segmenting a 5G network. It will help optimally distribute resources between tasks.

Released: 13-Feb-2024 1:05 AM EST
Children’s positive attitude towards mathematics fades during the early school years
University of Eastern Finland

Children’s interest in, and competence perceptions of, mathematics are generally quite positive as they begin school, but turn less positive during the first three years.

Released: 8-Feb-2024 9:30 AM EST
45 Finalists Named for the 2024 Hertz Fellowships
The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced 45 finalists for the 2024 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, mathematics and engineering.

Newswise: High fidelity spatial mode quantum gates enabled by diffractive neural networks
Released: 7-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST
High fidelity spatial mode quantum gates enabled by diffractive neural networks
Chinese Academy of Sciences

Reliable quantum gates are the fundamental component of quantum information processing. However, achieving high-dimensional unitary transformations in a scalable and compact manner with ultrahigh fidelities remains a great challenge.

Newswise: RUDN mathematicians accelerate IoT by 1.5 times using optimal traffic division
Released: 31-Jan-2024 4:05 AM EST
RUDN mathematicians accelerate IoT by 1.5 times using optimal traffic division
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians have created a new routing algorithm in the Internet of Things network. It optimally splits traffic, which improves network speed and reliability.

Newswise: RUDN Mathematicians: IoT reduces energy costs of household
Released: 31-Jan-2024 4:05 AM EST
RUDN Mathematicians: IoT reduces energy costs of household
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians have proposed a system that helps to use energy more efficiently. It is based on the Internet of Things and the digital twin of the household.

Newswise: A manifold fitting approach for high-dimensional data reduction beyond Euclidean space
Released: 29-Jan-2024 3:05 AM EST
A manifold fitting approach for high-dimensional data reduction beyond Euclidean space
National University of Singapore (NUS)

National University of Singapore (NUS) statisticians have introduced a new technique that accurately describes high-dimensional data using lower-dimensional smooth structures.

Newswise: David Brydges Wins 2024 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
Released: 25-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST
David Brydges Wins 2024 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
American Institute of Physics (AIP)

AIP and APS are pleased to announce David Brydges as the recipient of the 2024 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics “for achievements in the fields of constructive quantum field theory and rigorous statistical mechanics, especially the introduction of new techniques including random walk representation in spin systems, the lace expansion, and mathematically rigorous implementations of the renormalization group.”

Newswise: RUDN mathematicians propose a model of a queue at airport passport control
Released: 22-Jan-2024 4:05 AM EST
RUDN mathematicians propose a model of a queue at airport passport control
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians proposed a model of a queue at passport control at the airport or in other similar systems. The new stochastic model was studied theoretically and its performance was calculated under different parameters.

Newswise: RUDN Mathematicians Name Strong and Weak ML Models for Forecasting 5G and 6G Traffic
Released: 10-Jan-2024 10:05 AM EST
RUDN Mathematicians Name Strong and Weak ML Models for Forecasting 5G and 6G Traffic
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians compared two popular machine learning models for predicting network traffic. The authors named in which situations the models perform better. This is important for optimizing 5G and 6G networks, which must adapt to changes in traffic and user demands.

Newswise: New research models critical climate collapse conditions in ecological and biological systems
Released: 19-Dec-2023 1:05 PM EST
New research models critical climate collapse conditions in ecological and biological systems
Arizona State University (ASU)

ASU's Ying-Cheng Lai and team sought to find the probability of rate-induced tipping in the whole state space, then used the corresponding data to build a mathematical theory that could be applied generally to systems in the ecological and biological realms.

Released: 15-Dec-2023 9:30 PM EST
A mathematical framework for evo-devo dynamics
University of St. Andrews

Natural selection acts on phenotypes constructed over development, which raises the question of how development affects evolution.

Newswise: Large sequence models for sequential decision-making
Released: 15-Dec-2023 2:05 PM EST
Large sequence models for sequential decision-making
Higher Education Press

Transformer architectures have facilitated the development of large-scale and general-purpose sequence models for prediction tasks in natural language processing and computer vision, e.g., GPT-3 and Swin Transformer.

Released: 15-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Five researchers named Argonne Distinguished Fellows for 2023
Argonne National Laboratory

Researcher’s honor is awarded to less than 3% of Laboratory’s scientific staff.

Released: 13-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Time to abandon null hypothesis significance testing? Moving beyond the default approach to statistical analysis and reporting
American Marketing Association (AMA)

Researchers from Northwestern University, University of Pennsylvania, and University of Colorado published a new Journal of Marketing study that proposes abandoning null hypothesis significance testing (NHST) as the default approach to statistical analysis and reporting.

Newswise: Stony Brook Professor Christian Schnell Named a 2024 American Mathematics Society Fellow
Released: 8-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Stony Brook Professor Christian Schnell Named a 2024 American Mathematics Society Fellow
Stony Brook University

STONY BROOK, NY -- December 8, 2023 -- Stony Brook University Professor Christian Schnell from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Mathematics, has been named a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society (AMS) for 2024. Professor Schnell is among 40 mathematical scientists selected worldwide.

Released: 7-Dec-2023 2:15 PM EST
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Released: 7-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST
Saddling up cryptosystems for a quantum showdown
Virginia Tech

A lone ranger riding off into the sunset might say something sage and vague, such as “a man is only as good as his word.” But these gritty prophets never said anything about verifying a man’s — or anyone else’s — word in the wild frontiers of the digital or quantum era.

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Released: 5-Dec-2023 10:05 AM EST
Elham Azizi vs. Cancer: Fighting the Disease with Data, AI, and Math
Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science

Elham Azizi is on a mission to better understand the complexities of cancer through the design of sophisticated data-driven computational methods. Her motivation, like many of her peers in the field, is to be able to identify and predict what drives cancer growth in the hopes of improving therapies that work best for each individual patient.

   
Newswise: RUDN Mathematicians Made the 5G Network Scheme More Efficient and Reliable
Released: 29-Nov-2023 3:05 AM EST
RUDN Mathematicians Made the 5G Network Scheme More Efficient and Reliable
Scientific Project Lomonosov

RUDN University mathematicians have proposed a new scheme for 5G networks that optimizes access to different network segments. The number of non-priority tasks awaiting the start of execution or interruption has halved, while the probability of disconnection for them does not exceed 0.1%.

Newswise: Argonne introduces new hydropower activity for STEM  fests
Released: 15-Nov-2023 10:05 AM EST
Argonne introduces new hydropower activity for STEM fests
Argonne National Laboratory

This fall, when students visit a local STEM fest (a fair themed around science, technology, engineering and mathematics), if the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has been invited to participate at that event, the students will discover that Argonne offers a fun activity to explore at STEM fests: hydropower.

   
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Released: 14-Nov-2023 9:05 AM EST
The Journey to Frontier: The Story of How the Exascale Era Began
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Frontier still holds the title of world’s fastest supercomputer after new TOP500 lists came out in November 2022, June 2023, and this week, and OLCF engineers expect further tuning to coax even faster speeds from its processors.

Newswise: Topology, Algebra, and Geometry Give Math Respect in Data Science
Released: 9-Nov-2023 3:05 PM EST
Topology, Algebra, and Geometry Give Math Respect in Data Science
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

The use of disciplines in pure mathematics can increase the reliability and explainability of machine learning models that “transcend human intuition,” according to PNNL scientists.

Newswise: The Math Problem That Took Nearly a Century to Solve
Released: 31-Oct-2023 10:30 AM EDT
The Math Problem That Took Nearly a Century to Solve
University of California San Diego

Little progress had been made in solving Ramsey problems since the 1930s. Now, UC San Diego researchers Jacques Verstraete and Sam Mattheus have found the answer to r(4,t), a longstanding Ramsey problem that has perplexed the math world for decades.

Newswise: Advancements in Railway System Management: A Multifaceted Approach
Released: 31-Oct-2023 7:25 AM EDT
Advancements in Railway System Management: A Multifaceted Approach
Chinese Academy of Sciences

During railway operations, the traffic flow might be disrupted by unexpected events.

Newswise: Combining math and entomology to predict, mitigate soybean aphid outbreaks
Released: 19-Oct-2023 9:05 AM EDT
Combining math and entomology to predict, mitigate soybean aphid outbreaks
Iowa State University

Iowa State researchers are developing mathematical models to simulate soybean aphid population dynamics over a growing season with a wide array of stressors, including droughts and floods. The project received a USDA grant earlier this year and is in collaboration with entomologists at Ohio State University.



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