Researcher among best in protein modeling contests
A Purdue University researcher ranks among the best in the world in bioinformatics competitions to predict protein structure, docking and function, making him a triple threat in the world of protein modeling.
First glimpse inside a macroscopic quantum state
In a recent study published in Physical Review Letters, the research group led by ICREA Prof at ICFO Morgan Mitchell has detected, for the first time, entanglement among individual photon pairs in a beam ...
To avoid collisions, self-driving cars must communicate
Did you know some 33,000 people die and 2.3 million are injured in vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year?1 Researchers at Intel Labs are paving the road to a crash-free future with cars that communicate with each other.
Advances of alternating EM field for earthquake monitoring in China
The paper summed the progress of the alternating EM field technique for earthquake monitoring and prediction after 1966 when Xingtai earthquake in Hebei province occurred, expounded the theoretical basement on electromagnetic ...
Data from RHIC, other experiments nearly rule out role of 'dark photons' as explanation for 'g-2' anomaly
Scientists searching for signs of elusive "dark photons" as an explanation for an anomaly in a groundbreaking physics experiment have nearly ruled out their role. Though the postulated particles could still ...
Large-scale analytics system for predicting major societal events described in Big Data Journal
EMBERS is a large-scale big data analytics system designed to use publically available data to predict population-level societal events such as civil unrest or disease outbreaks. The usefulness of this predictive ...
Nordic marine scientists push for way forward
In a commentary released in Nature Climate Change, a group of 13 scientists argue that the Nordic countries are in a unique position to showcase how to handle the growing pressure on the oceans. However, this relies on a c ...
Study shows ways to improve public health at beaches
A new Stanford study shows how to improve the public health at beaches where coastal contamination can be a problem.
Researchers go small to better understand atmospheric motion
Researchers at New York University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shed new light on the nature of small-scale atmospheric motion—findings that could lead to lengthening the accuracy ...
Physicist presents new observational solar weather model
Scientists now have an observational framework to help predict solar weather and how it will affect Earth.
Studies look at long-term aging of electronics in nuclear weapons
Sandia National Laboratories is studying how environments, including radiation that originates from a nuclear weapon itself, could affect the performance of electronics in the W76-1 warhead as they age.
Hawking warns AI 'could spell end of human race'
British theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking has warned that development of artificial intelligence could mean the end of humanity.
Understanding oceanic earthquake precursors
Published on 14 September in Nature Geoscience, a study conducted by researchers from several institutes, including IFREMER (French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea), CNRS and IFSTTAR, offers the first theore ...
While the Arctic is melting the Gulf Stream remains
The melting Arctic is not the source for less saline Nordic Seas. It is the Gulf Stream that has provided less salt.