# News tagged with mathematical methods

### AI method for describing soft matter opens up new chapter in density functional theory

Scientists from Bayreuth have developed a new method for studying liquid and soft matter using artificial intelligence. In a study now published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, they open up a new chapter ...

### How secondary mathematics teachers' beliefs and knowledge influence their teaching in mainland China

Past research on Chinese mathematics teaching has focused mainly on the role of teacher's beliefs and professional knowledge separately in teaching approaches, or examined three variablesâ€”teacher's beliefs, professional ...

### Milk analysis reveals 'invisible' disease in dairy cows

Researchers have developed a new method of detecting a metabolic disease that affects dairy cows after calving. The aim is to determine whether cows are at risk of contracting the disease before they actually become sick.

### Statistics can help us figure out how historic battles could have turned out differently, say experts

Statistical methods can evaluate whether pivotal military events, like the Battle of Jutland, American involvement in the Vietnam war or the nuclear arms race, could've turned out otherwise, according to a new book.

### Scientists develop method to predict the spread of armed conflicts

Around the world, political violence increased by 27% last year, affecting 1.7 billion people. The numbers come from the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED), which collects real-time data on conflict events ...

### Neolithic beginnings in Herefordshire, England revealed

Archaeologists have used advanced radiocarbon dating to investigate the age of Neolithic monuments at Dorstone Hill in Herefordshire, revealing that they are appreciably older than expected.

### Using statistics to calculate whether whales are acting weirdly

We humans can be a scary acquaintance for whales in the wild. This includes marine biologists tagging them with measuring devices to understand them better. These experiences can make whales behave erratically for a while. ...

### Scale separation: Breaking down unsolvable problems into solvable ones

In physics, one often has to deal with different scales that can be described separately from one another: For the Earth's orbit around the sun, it makes absolutely no difference whether an elephant in the zoo walks to the ...

### Further insights into the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein glycan shield

An unprecedented wealth of information has been gathered on SARS-CoV-2 in a very short period. This information is primarily focused on the cellular entry process and mechanism of antibody recognition where mainly protein-protein ...

### A universe without mathematics is beyond the scope of our imagination

Almost 400 years ago, in "The Assayer," Galileo wrote: "Philosophy is written in this grand book, the universe â€¦ [But the book] is written in the language of mathematics." He was much more than an astronomer, and this can ...

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