News tagged with mathematics

What drives biological synchrony?

Ecologists traditionally attribute population explosions, be they of diseases or animals, to broad environmental conditions. But new data suggest that other factors may drive "synchrony": rapid, widespread rises and falls ...

dateJun 09, 2016 in Ecology
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A digital Rochester Cloak to fit all sizes

Using the same mathematical framework as the Rochester Cloak, researchers at the University of Rochester have been able to use flat screen displays to extend the range of angles that can be hidden from view. Their method ...

dateMay 19, 2016 in Optics & Photonics
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How to meet demand in bacterial 'factories'

The battle over bacterial resources is coming to an end, thanks to research from the University of Bristol. The study describes a new way to model productivity in bacteria used as mini-factories to produce valuable biological ...

dateMay 16, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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