### Separating signal from noise in living cells

A mathematician from the University of Bristol has teamed up with a biologist from the University of Edinburgh to address a major problem in molecular biology.

A mathematician from the University of Bristol has teamed up with a biologist from the University of Edinburgh to address a major problem in molecular biology.

May 07, 2012
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Cell & Microbiology

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Just as a terrestrial globe cannot be flattened without distorting the distances, it seemed impossible to visualize abstract mathematical objects called flat tori in ordinary three-dimensional space. However, a French team ...

Apr 26, 2012
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Mathematics

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(Phys.org) -- While it is relatively straightforward to build a box on the macroscale, it is much more challenging at smaller micro- and nanometer length scales. At those sizes, three-dimensional (3-D) structures are too ...

Apr 24, 2012
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Nanomaterials

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Understanding the way our bodies heal is not as easy as 1, 2, 3. But a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researcher believes mathematics holds the answers to complex biological problems.

Apr 23, 2012
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Mathematics

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(AP) -- Strange secrets hide in numbers. For instance, an orange used car is least likely to be a lemon. This particular unexpected finding came to light courtesy of a data jockey who goes by the Internet alias SirGuessalot, ...

Apr 15, 2012
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Computer Sciences

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The Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks should win their divisions, while the Atlanta Braves and the Cincinnati Reds will make it to Major League Baseball's post-season as wild card teams in ...

Mar 28, 2012
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Mathematics

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Mathematically, is it possible to continuously deform a rough sphere into a perfect sphere? Under what situations can we solve the differential equations?

Feb 27, 2012
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Mathematics

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This year a series of events around the world will celebrate the work of Alan Turing, the father of the modern computer, as the 100th anniversary of his birthday approaches on June 23. In a book chapter that will be published ...

Feb 23, 2012
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Computer Sciences

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Trial-and-error experimentation underlies many biomedical innovations. This classic method -- define a problem, test a proposed solution, learn from failure and try again -- is the main route by which scientists discover ...

Feb 15, 2012
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Mathematics

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University of Manchester mathematicians have developed the theory for a Harry Potter style 'cloaking' device which could protect buildings from earthquakes.

Feb 14, 2012
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Mathematics

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