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A standout essay, high grade point average and stellar standardized test scores are sometimes not enough for college admissions.

Mathematics

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Earlier this fall Dr. Scott Solomon presented the results of a huge heart drug study to an audience of fellow cardiologists in Paris.

Mathematics

Nov 12, 2019

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RUDN University mathematicians have proven the Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev (HLS) inequalities for the class of generalized Riesz potentials. These results extend the scope of these potentials in mathematics and physics because ...

Mathematics

Nov 12, 2019

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A mathematician from RUDN University has proven that there are no solutions to functional differential inequalities associated with the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang (KPZ)-type equations, nonlinear stochastic partial differential equations ...

Mathematics

Nov 12, 2019

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Johns Hopkins mathematician Joel Spruck and a colleague recently succeeded in proving a longstanding conjecture about the area of negatively curved spaces, such as flower petals or coral reefs, a yearslong endeavor full unexpected ...

Mathematics

Nov 08, 2019

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As U.S. courts debate gerrymanderingâ€”the process of carving up electoral districts to disproportionately benefit one political partyâ€”Wes Pegden's work is helping to shape redistricting maps more fairly.

Mathematics

Nov 08, 2019

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Researchers at the University of Sheffield have explained how to survive a zombie apocalypse this Halloween using maths, in a new outreach project designed to highlight the importance of vaccinations.

Mathematics

Oct 31, 2019

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Predictive modeling is supposed to be neutral, a way to help remove personal prejudices from decision-making. But the algorithms are packed with the same biases that are built into the real-world data used to create them. ...

Mathematics

Oct 30, 2019

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A mathematician from RUDN University has proposed a new scheme for numerically solving equations with fractional powers of elliptic operators. The new scheme works faster than the existing ones, because it takes into account ...

Mathematics

Oct 29, 2019

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Mathematicians from RUDN University have proved the unique continuation theorem for a one-dimensional solution to a fractional order diffusion problem. Such equations are used, for example, to solve problems of the diffusion ...

Mathematics

Oct 23, 2019

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