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Study finds link between handedness and mathematical skills
A link between handedness and mathematical skills exists, but is more complex than is thought according to a study by the University of Liverpool. (2016-05-05)
New insights into the evolution of cooperation in spatially structured populations
Researchers have analyzed a new mathematical model to investigate how a population's spatial structure affects the evolution of cooperation. (2016-08-11)
Snake gait
Snake locomotion is a source of inspiration for technology: graceful, silent, adaptable and efficient, it can be implemented on devices designed for the most diverse applications, from space exploration to medicine. (2016-02-05)
Androgen suppression
A new paper combining mathematical modeling with clinical data validates a different approach for treating prostate cancer: cycling patients on and off treatment. (2012-03-27)
UofL biostatistician to develop statistical model that could help answer medical questions
A University of Louisville professor is developing a statistical model that, among other things, may help determine what prolongs cancer free survival. (2011-03-02)
Bursting neurons follow the same beat, sometimes
Researchers have created a mathematical model that captures the intermittent nature of synchronization in neural networks, lending insight into the mechanisms behind diseases such as Parkinson's. (2011-09-12)
Mathematical simulation of open-heart surgery lends clues to kidney failure
No one can deny that open-heart surgery, where the heart is exposed and the blood is made to bypass it, is one of the most invasive of all medical procedures. (2016-06-08)
Surrey develops hepatitis C model that could help improve treatment
The University of Surrey has created a new mathematical model that details how the hepatitis C (HCV) infection develops and behaves more accurately than previous models. (2018-05-29)
Safer shipping by predicting sand wave behavior
Dutch researcher Joris van den Berg has developed a mathematical model to predict the movement of sand waves. (2007-07-12)
Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory conference
David Thomson and Jim Bourassa, authors of the Aether Physics Model, have been invited to speak before the Physical Interpretations of Relativity Theory (PIRT) conference in London, UK. (2006-09-02)
Interdisciplinary coral bleaching research funded
Dr. Semen Koksal, associate professor of mathematical sciences, has earned the university's first interdisciplinary grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). (2003-09-30)
Mathematical model explains how complex societies emerge, collapse
The instability of large, complex societies is a predictable phenomenon, according to a new mathematical model that explores the emergence of early human societies via warfare. (2011-01-19)
Henri Poincaré Prize goes to Ludvig Faddeev
Springer editor Ludvig Faddeev was among this year's three winners of the Henri Poincaré Prize, one of the most prestigious awards in mathematical physics. (2006-09-25)
How two-tone cats get their patches comes to light in cell study
Scientists have discovered how the distinctive piebald patches seen in black and white cats and some horses are formed in the womb. (2016-01-06)
How are queueing systems analyzed?
'In the analysis of a physical system, the first step is to derive a mathematical model for the system. (2014-08-13)
Mathematical model identifies genes which battle hepatitis C
A cooperative research project between the University of Haifa and Indiana University yielded the discovery of a mathematical model which identifies genes which battle viruses. (2007-07-19)
New report: The reach and impact of mathematical sciences
The Mathematical Sciences in 2025, a new report from the National Research Council, finds that the mathematical sciences are an increasingly integral component of many disciplines -- including biology, medicine, the social sciences, business, advanced design, and climate studies. (2013-01-10)
2010 Julian Cole Lectureship awarded to John King, University of Nottingham
SIAM awards the Julian Cole Lectureship every four years for an outstanding contribution toward the mathematical characterization and solution of a challenging problem in the physical or biological sciences, or in engineering. (2010-08-23)
New NSF institutes to strengthen mathematics as base for national S&T
NSF is establishing three new research institutes that will help strengthen the mathematical sciences as the backbone for U.S. scientific and engineering research. (2002-07-03)
A mathematical model for moving bottlenecks in road traffic
Vehicular traffic flow has been tackled by mathematicians, engineers and physicists alike. (2011-01-19)
Model helps decide drug dose for clinical testing
A mathematical model may offer a valuable tool for selecting the proper dose of antiviral drugs for further testing in clinical trials. (2016-02-03)
2005 Cy Young winners correctly predicted by mathematical model
A mathematical model for predicting the Cy Young award voting results yielded both of the 2005 winners, Chris Carpenter of the St. (2005-11-10)
Watch digital TV and films without disruptions thanks to mathematical model
Dutch researcher Alina Weffers-Albu has developed a method to calculate how a device can provide maximum functionality with a minimum quantity of processor and memory capacity. (2008-04-23)
A math-based model for deep-water oil drilling
In a paper published this month in the SIAM Journal on Mathematical Analysis, author Steinar Evje presents new analysis of a mathematical model that has applications to the study of gas kicks in deep-water oil wells, which in worst-case scenarios can lead to blowouts. (2011-08-25)
NJIT mathematical sciences professor releases major league baseball predictions
NJIT Mathematical Sciences Professor and Associate Dean Bruce Bukiet has published his model's projections of how the standings should look at the end of Major League Baseball's regular season in 2019. (2019-03-28)
2010 Dannie Heineman Prize goes to Michael Aizenman
Michael Aizenman, editor-in-chief of the Springer journal Communications in Mathematical Physics, has been selected by the American Physical Society to receive the 2010 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics. (2009-10-20)
Program Proves Mathematical Statements
Temple University professor Doron Zeilberger has created a computer program called EKHAD which, he explains, ³proves mathematical statements--not just performing empirical or numerical calculations, but actually producing a complete mathematical proof.² Such a program is a new and exciting development in the field of mathematics, which has long relied on the calculating power of computers, but never before used them to provide proofs for mathematical statements. (1998-02-18)
Cornell team creates math model for circadian rhythm
Cornell researchers hypothesize that the accepted model of circadian rhythmicity may be missing a key link, based on a mathematical model of what happens during the sleeping/waking cycle in fruit flies. (2007-08-27)
The formula for making teeth will soon be found
Each cusp of our teeth is regulated by genes which carefully control the development. (2010-03-15)
New mathematical model will explain the correlation between migration and living standards
The scientist from the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Centre National de la Recherche Scientific and the University of Leicester has shown how the wealth of a country relates to its migration rates. (2017-09-24)
Secrets of how worms wriggle uncovered
An engineer at the University of Liverpool has found how worms move around, despite not having a brain to communicate with the body. (2014-08-19)
FSU study takes novel approach to understanding pituitary function
A Florida State University biologist and mathematician have joined forces to find out exactly how the brain oversees the secretion of the hormone prolactin from the pituitary gland, research that could lead to new ways to treat hundreds of disorders, including infertility. (2010-08-03)
Researchers develop model to help control West Nile outbreak
A University of Alberta researcher has developed the first model to predict risk of West Nile virus in North America--a tool that could help prevent the infectious disease from becoming an outbreak. (2004-01-13)
New mathematical model could aid studies of cardiac muscle
Researchers have developed a new mathematical model that may provide a simpler and better way of predicting ventricular function during the cardiac cycle. (2010-07-26)
Taking the gamble out of DNA sequencing
Scientists have developed an algorithm to predict how much can be learned in a large-scale DNA sequencing experiment -- with potential applications in every field of science (2013-02-24)
Why zebrafish (almost) always have stripes
A mathematical model helps explain the key role that one pigment cells plays in making sure that each stripe on a zebrafish ends up exactly where it belongs. (2018-08-13)
Applied Mathematical Models in Human Physiology
Applied Mathematical Models in Human Physiology introduces mathematicians to real applications from physiology. (2004-08-11)
New modeling of brain's circuitry may bring better understanding of Parkinson's disease
Work led by Leonid L. Rubchinsky, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematical sciences in the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, examines the exchange of electric signals within the Parkinson affected brain, demonstrating that repetitious, overlapped firing of neurons can lead to waves of overly synchronized brain activity. (2011-09-27)
Creative mathematical tasks contribute to deeper learning in mathematics
Working with creative mathematical tasks is important for pupils both to reflect on mathematics as well as for their subsequent test results. (2016-08-30)
UBC mathematicians offer elegant solution to evolutionary conundrum
UBC researchers have proffered a new mathematical model that seeks to unravel a key evolutionary riddle -- namely what factors underlie the generation of biological diversity both within and between species. (2010-04-22)
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