News tagged with mathematical tools

Why Einstein was wrong about being wrong

If you want to get your mind around the research that won three astronomers the Nobel Prize in physics last week, it helps to think of the universe as a lump of dough - raisin-bread dough, to be precise - mixed, kneaded and ...

dateOct 14, 2011 in General Physics
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Feet may be the key to hand evolution

( -- Scientists in Canada have used a mathematical model to simulate the evolution from an ape-like hand to the modern-day human hand, and discovered that changes in our fingers and hands developed in parallel ...

dateJan 20, 2010 in Evolution report
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Open source DNA

A new mathematical tool from Dr. Eran Halperin of TAU's Blavatnik School of Computer Science aims to protect genetic privacy while giving genomic data to researchers.

dateAug 31, 2009 in Genetics
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Nanostructure complex materials modeling  

Materials with chemical, optical, and electronic properties driven by structures measuring billionths of a meter could lead to improved energy technologies—from more efficient solar cells to longer-lasting energy-dense ...

dateMar 25, 2015 in Nanophysics
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