Reading the physics hiding in data

Information is encoded in data. This is true for most aspects of modern life, but it is also true in most branches of contemporary physics, and extracting useful and meaningful information from very large data sets is a key ...

Blueprint to more productive cattle herds

Genome technology has unlocked new cattle breeding methods which could improve fertility and lead to increases in profitability, sustainability and productivity.

Citizen science: knowing your food's carbon footprint

Sustainable food consumption is considered critical for combatting climate change. Sustainable food choices are thought to be key to reducing the environmental impact of human food consumption, with the food lifecycle contributing ...

Using big data to combat catastrophes

In March 1989, a tripped circuit in the Hydro-Qu├ębec power grid left 6 million people without electricity. A week earlier, an unusually harsh snowstorm had strained the region; the day before, a solar flare and accompanying ...

Big data at the nanoscale

An international team of scientists, including physicists from the University of Luxembourg, have reported a comprehensive view-point on how machine learning approaches can be used in Nanoscience to analyze and extract new ...

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