Computer simulations visualize ion flux
Ion channels are involved in many physiological and pathophysiological processes throughout the human body. A young team of researchers led by pharmacologist Anna Stary-Weinzinger from the Department of Pharmacology ...
Next generation robotic legs for when the going gets rough (w/ Video)
Horses and other animals inspire new designs for smarter, faster, more agile robotic legs.
Computer simulation suggests early Earth bombarded by asteroids and comets
Study shows dam design effective for earthquakes
There has long been a concern among civil engineers that dams could fail days or weeks after an earthquake, even if no immediate evidence of a problem surfaced.
Simulations show Mercury may have been victim of hit-and-run collision
How knots can swap positions on a DNA strand
Physicists of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU) and the Graduate School of Excellence "Materials Science in Mainz" (MAINZ) have been able with the aid of computer simulations to confirm and explain ...
Trio of physicists create computer simulation of dark matter using an empirical function
Scheduling algorithms based on game theory makes better use of computational resources
Grid computing is a powerful form of distributed computing wherein a network of loosely coupled and geographically separated computers, typically of different computational powers, work together to perform ...
Best of Last Week – Pondering future of inflation theory, an enclosed tube maglev and arguing about contacting aliens
New model, spanning 13 billion years of cosmic evolution, makes important advances
A massive computer simulation has produced a model of the universe's evolution with new accuracy in some important measures—and yielded a new prediction concerning the distribution of matter in the cosmos. ...
New method simplifies studies of predator-prey interactions and other 'bistable' systems
A team of U.K. researchers has developed a way to dramatically reduce the complexity of modeling "bistable" systems which involve the interaction of two evolving species where one changes faster than the ...
Physicists use magnetism simulation software to model US presidential elections
Computer simulation shows adding trees to coffee growing land can increase yields
New study finds 'geologic clock' that helps determine Moon's age
An international team of planetary scientists determined that the Moon formed nearly 100 million years after the start of the solar system (4.470 billion years ago), according to a paper to be published April ...