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Researchers Discover Thousands of Transformable Knots
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Researchers Discover Thousands of Transformable Knots

Researchers discovered thousands of new transformable knots via a computational pipeline combining randomized spatial sampling and physics modeling.

What if Half of Switzerland's Rooftops Produced Electricity?
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What if Half of Switzerland's Rooftops Produced Electricity?

Researchers in Switzerland are using machine learning algorithms, geographical information systems, and physical models to estimate the overall photovoltaic potential...

The Deep Learning Way to Design Fly-Like Robots
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The Deep Learning Way to Design Fly-Like Robots

Researchers have developed motion-capture software that uses deep learning to model a fruit fly's movements in three dimensions, in the hope of designing fly-like...

Universal Algorithm Set to Boost Microscopes
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Universal Algorithm Set to Boost Microscopes

A new algorithm  can ascertain within seconds whether a super-resolution microscope is operating at maximum resolution, from just one image.

Software to Protect World's Most Endangered Species
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Software to Protect World's Most Endangered Species

Researchers are integrating genetic and environmental databases to help identify species threatened by climate change more accurately.
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