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Why Do Shower Curtains Billow Inward?
Short answer: Blame it on hot air, or swirling air, or something else
3D Heart Simulation Predicts How Drugs Will Affect Your Heartbeat
Getting to the heart of drug-induced arrhythmia
Why The CDC Thinks 1.4 Million People Might Contract Ebola By February
A crash course in modeling the outbreak of a deadly disease
Simulated Gophers Explain Mysterious Mima Mounds
The first European explorers thought they were American Indian burial mounds, but found only dirt and pebbles inside when they sliced one of the mounds in half.
India to Predict Monsoon Rains With Supercomputer Accuracy
In an effort to stay one step ahead of the summer monsoon season, Indian scientists are embarking on an ambitious...
Researchers Build First Complete Computer Model of an Entire Organism
To conduct experiments, researchers can change a variable in an organism and watch the results unfold. But life is messy,...
A Personal Simulation of Your Blood Could Help Doctors Study Disease
Absent the creation of a personalized, living avatar, computer simulations will go a long way toward helping doctors figure out...
Image-Recognition Algorithm Diagnoses Breast Cancer Better Than a Human Doctor Can
Add one more item to the list of things machines can do better than humans: Examine and diagnose breast cancer....
Computer Models Show that Towing an Iceberg to a Drought Area Could Actually Work
You may have heard of this scheme before: during periods of serious drought, a huge tugboat or fleet of tugboats...