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All it took was 6 mathematicians and almost 40 years.
It's taken nearly 40 years of mental toil, but mathematicians have finally announced a proof of the Kelmans-Seymour Conjecture in Graph Theory.
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"An autonomous vehicle should be able to handle any condition, not just drive on the highway under normal conditions."
Two robotic vehicles, each about three feet long, are testing a way to keep a driverless car under control as it maneuvers at the edge of handling limits.
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"When I heard about it, I couldn't sleep." I was so excited!"
Computer scientists have a new method to produce truly random numbers. An expert calls the method, which could fine-tune cybersecurity, a "masterpiece."
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"It's a little bit like some kind of Halloween stuff happening."
A new device could one day use the snap, crackle, and pop of knees in motion to help doctors know if an injured joint has healed or needs more therapy.
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How do parents know when to drop what they're doing and pick up their child?
A baby's cry can change executive function in the brain, say researchers. This suggests infants get privileged status in our neurobiological programming.
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For better health, reducing loneliness may be more important than reducing obesity.
For older Americans, living longer has more to do with mental health and well-being than obesity or blood pressure. Is it time for a new model of aging?
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"Improving forecasts even 5 to 15 percent could translate to billions of dollars in savings…"
"Hurricane hunters" can improve hurricane intensity predictions by up to 15 percent. The approach could mean saving money and protecting people.
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"Can we tell how long the body has been there, when everything else is washed away, when the clothing is decomposed, when any ID they had is either gone or was never there."
When human bones turn up, investigators want to know a time of death. "On TV they say, 'this person's been dead exactly 72 hours'—that's not how it works."
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"When these types of tragedies occur, we question the reason behind them."
Experts' analysis of Anders Breivik, the terrorist behind the 2011 Norway Attacks, suggests extreme beliefs, not psychosis, can motivate extreme violence.
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"Despite the fact that we’ve had multiple safety issues connected to OB-GYN devices...the evidence leading to approval has a lot of weaknesses.”
"The important question to ask is: should we really be holding high-risk medical devices to a lower standard of evidence than drugs?" says Steve Xu.
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“We take inspiration from flying insects because they’ve already found solutions for these challenges.”
To help a insect-size robot perch, researchers turned to electrostatic adhesion—the same science that makes your hair stand straight out from your head.
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“In some sense, this (the primary system) is fundamentally ‘undemocratic,’ but it’s highly desirable."
New research looks at how tough primaries can help parties pick good candidates and inform voters, but also expose nominees' flaws and even cost the win.
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