January 23, 2019 5:19 PMDAVOS (AFP) - China and Europe take centre stage in front of the world's business elite at Davos on Wednesday (Jan 23), a day after Brazil's hard-right President Jair Bolsonaro promised reform and tried to win over sceptics about his environmental platform.
Researchers looked to nature for inspiration in designing more effective wireless sensor networks. First, they recorded the vocal interplay of neighboring tree frog calls, which they found allowed trade-off time for individual communication, though this is interspersed with more random collective silence and choruses. They mathematically modeled these patter […]
A guest post by Beth Burroughs, Montana State UniversityYou might have noticed a recent flurry of activity by mathematicians engaged in discussions about the teaching of mathematics. A few examples:The Common Vision project is a joint effort of five organizations in the mathematical sciences (AMATYC, AMS, ASA, MAA and SIAM) focused on modernizing undergradua […]