### Automated method beats critics in picking great movies

Don't rely on the Academy Awards next month if you are seeking to know whether the movies deemed great today will survive the test of time.

Don't rely on the Academy Awards next month if you are seeking to know whether the movies deemed great today will survive the test of time.

Jan 19, 2015
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Picture this: a classroom full of 9-year-olds are up and moving around, contorting their bodies and waving their arms. But it's not gym period or even music class getting them moving—these kids are learning math.

Jan 26, 2015
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The question of how human societies evolve from small groups to the huge, anonymous and complex societies of today has been answered mathematically, accurately matching the historical record on the emergence of complex states ...

Sep 23, 2013
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The web grows larger and more social every day, allowing ordinary people to express themselves more publicly and permanently than ever before through blogs and social media such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, and ...

Jul 01, 2014
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It's human nature to hate losing. Unfortunately, it's also human nature to overreact to a loss, potentially abandoning a solid strategy and thus increasing your chances of losing the next time around.

Jul 21, 2014
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(Phys.org) —Bioresearcher Andy Reynolds with Rothamsted Research in the U.K., believes he has solved the mystery of how sharks act like math geniuses—they simply turn away from turbulence, he reports in his paper published ...

To humor mathematicians, picture a pile of sand grains – say, a billion – in one square of a vast sheet of graph paper. If four or more grains occupy a single square, that square topples by sending one grain to each of ...

Mar 11, 2015
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Walter and Eliza Hall Institute researchers have defined for the first time how the size of the immune response is controlled, using mathematical models to predict how powerfully immune cells respond to infection and disease.

Nov 27, 2014
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By the time she was six years old, Nadya Bliss had already figured out her professional calling. She knew that one day she would be a mathematician.

Feb 14, 2015
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Mathematicians from Brown University have introduced a new element of uncertainty into an equation used to describe the behavior of fluid flows. While being as certain as possible is generally the stock and trade of mathematics, ...

Sep 29, 2014
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