### Even physicists are 'afraid' of mathematics

Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, new research suggests.

Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, new research suggests.

Nov 11, 2016
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By developing an innovative series of mathematical equations, Utah State University ecologists are shedding light on a stalemate that's vexed population biologists' understanding of why some organisms adapt and flourish, ...

Jul 15, 2016
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Ecology

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Mobile phone data may reveal an underlying mathematical connection between how we move and how we communicate that could make it easier to predict how diseases—and even ideas—spread through a population, according to ...

Jun 06, 2016
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General Physics

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Humans have been riding bicycle-like machines for close to 200 years, beginning with the Draisine or "velocipede" in 1817.

Feb 25, 2016
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Engineering

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The back of a tiger could have been a blank canvas. Instead, nature painted the big cat with parallel stripes, evenly spaced and perpendicular to the spine. Scientists don't know exactly how stripes develop, but since the ...

Dec 23, 2015
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Plants & Animals

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Five months after his remarkable life ended in a crash on a New Jersey highway, Princeton University is paying tribute to John Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician remembered by colleagues for his brilliance and by ...

Oct 18, 2015
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Mathematics

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Scientists have demonstrated for the first time how to generate magnetism in metals that aren't naturally magnetic, which could end our reliance on some rare and toxic elements currently used.

Aug 05, 2015
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General Physics

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Stanford engineers have partnered with the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) to set a computational record. Stanford Professor Charbel Farhat and his research team at the Army High Performance Computing Research Center ...

Jun 11, 2015
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Computer Sciences

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Researchers from the University of Liverpool have used mathematical equations to shed new light on how flowing fluid hinders the movement of bacteria in their search for food.

Apr 28, 2015
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Mathematics

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