Archive: 04/14/2010

Drug discovery, Netflix style?

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the last 10 years, the growth of the Internet has made ranking algorithms one of the hottest topics in computer science. The most famous ranking algorithm is Google's, which determines ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Other
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Locust plague hits eastern Australia

Swarms of locusts have infested a huge area of eastern Australia roughly the size of Spain after recent floods, ravaging farmland, a top official said Wednesday.

dateApr 14, 2010 in Ecology
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Math goes to the movies

Whether it's an exploding fireball in "Star Wars: Episode 3", a swirling maelstrom in "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End", or beguiling rats turning out gourmet food in "Ratatouille", computer-generated ...

dateApr 14, 2010 in Mathematics
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