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It pays to compare: Comparison helps children grasp math concepts

— 11 Apr 2009 09:40 | Health

Comparing different ways of solving math problems is a great way to help middle schoolers learn new math concepts, researchers from Vanderbilt and Harvard universities have found…

Computer derives natural law from raw data

— 2 Apr 2009 18:00 | Physics

If Isaac Newton had access to a supercomputer, he'd have had it watch apples fall - and let it figure out the physical matters. But the computer would have needed to run an algorithm,…

New equation of state of seawater

— 7 Feb 2009 12:44 | Environment

Seawater is a complex, dynamic mixture of dissolved minerals, salts, and organic materials that despite scientists best efforts, presents difficulties in measuring its potential to…

Bacteria are models of efficiency

— 5 Feb 2009 13:22 | Health

The bacterium Escherichia coli, one of the best-studied single-celled organisms around, is a master of industrial efficiency. This bacterium can be thought of as a factory with just…

The physics of golf balls

— 24 Nov 2008 19:50 | Physics

At the 61st Meeting of the American Physical Society's Division of Fluid Dynamics, a team of researchers from Arizona State University and the University of Maryland is reporting research…

New equation provides more accurate estimates of kidney function

— 8 Nov 2008 18:14 | Health

A newly developed equation produces more accurate estimates of the glomerular filtration rate (GFR) - a key indicator of kidney function in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD),…

Mathematicians put forward a model for studying submarine avalanches and tsunamis

— 17 Oct 2008 13:52 | Environment

A team of Andalucian and French scientists has put forward a mathematical model that enables submarine avalanches and certain types of tsunamis to be studied using equations, according…

'Saucy' software update finds symmetries dramatically faster

— 11 Jun 2008 21:02 | Technology

Computer scientists at the University of Michigan developed open-source software that cuts the time to find symmetries in complicated equations from days to seconds in some cases…

Novel unifying theory of lasers advanced by physicists

— 28 May 2008 08:06 | Physics

Researchers at Yale and the Institute of Quantum Electronics at ETH Zurich have formulated a theory that, allows scientists to better understand and predict the properties of both conventional…

Solving linear equations in lattice quantum chromodynamics

— 3 Oct 2007 02:35 | Physics

Two Baylor University researchers have developed a new mathematical algorithm that solves the linear equations of the lattice quantum chromodynamics (Lattice QCD) much faster, marking…

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