News tagged with homogeneity

The dispersal of alien species redefines biogeography

It has been hypothesized that globalization of human-mediated dispersal of species may break down biogeographic boundaries. However, empirical tests had been lacking until recently. An international research team has now ...

dateJun 11, 2015 in Ecology
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Hyperbolic homogeneous polynomials, oh my!

Cutting-edge mathematics today, at least to the uninitiated, often sounds as if it bears no relation to the arithmetic we all learned in grade school. What do topology and combinatorics and n-dimensional ...

dateApr 21, 2014 in Mathematics
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A personality change for a catalyst

For more than 40 years, an ambition of catalysis science has been to persuade homogeneous catalysts to behave more like heterogeneous catalysts, while still maintaining their activity and exquisite selectivity. Professor ...

dateMar 07, 2011 in Materials Science
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The life and death of online communities

The more heterogeneous the community of an online chat channel, the more chances the channel has to survive over time. This has been concluded in a new joint study carried out by researchers of the University of Haifa and ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Social Sciences
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