Modeling microbial communities with evolutionary game theory

Within the past decade we have observed a substantial research effort towards a deeper characterization of the human microbiome and its role during both physiological and pathological conditions as well as understanding their impact on the host’s... continue reading

Using Fig in China to Explore New Criteria to Grade Edible Landscape Plants

Conventional wisdom accepts that selecting a fruit tree for landscape involves very different priorities than for commercial farming, e.g. extended season instead of concentrated, lower sugar concentration in fruit instead of higher. However,... continue reading

Multisensory Tone, Rhythm, Melody, and Harmony

My hypothesis is that autistic people who have odd responses to sound and Deaf people can reap the benefits associated with the concept “music” through senses in addition to sound. One reason is that for millennia the species of mankind has... continue reading

Publication of conference lightning talks in scientific journals shown on a exemplary lightning talk about nomograms

Lightning Talks have become a popular format at conferences. Within five minutes, a topic is presented that meets scientific standards. In this time, information can be presented that is also contained in papers. In many scientific fields,... continue reading

Stage Structured Hybrid Model for Complex Systems Modelling

Stochasticity and spatial distribution of pathogens play a critical role in determining the outcome of an infection. 1 in a million immune system cells are specific to a particular pathogen. The serendipitous encounter of rare immune system cells... continue reading

Betting on Conspiracies?

Was 9/11 an inside job? Did Lee Harvey Oswald act alone? Was the U.S. presidential election of 2020 stolen? I propose a Conspiracy Theory Betting Market to resolve these questions. That is, instead of trying to censor social media platforms or... continue reading

Test stored blood samples for COVID-19 antibodies

Blood samples that were taken in Italy during the period September 2019 to March 2020 have been tested for COVID-19 antibodies, with as many as 10% of patients testing positive for COVID-19 in spite of those samples pre-dating widespread infection... continue reading

The Journal of Competitive Programming

Competitive Programming (CP) or Sports Programming is solving well-defined problem statements abiding by time and memory constraints with the help of sandboxed environments on... continue reading

O mimetismo em sala de aula, solução para ensino e aprendizagem

Quando nos deitamos sobre a questão da aprendizagem damos com vários bloqueios, quer nos métodos ou sistemas que estão sendo usados salas de aulas pelo mundo. Teóricos buscam e desenvolvem implicitamente pesquisas e técnicas a cada novo momento... continue reading

Fluidized bed for coffee brewing

Experimental and theoretical studies of the coffee brewing process have shown that most coffee preparation methods are affected by uneven particle distribution and uneven exposure of coffee grounds to hot water. This results in over-extraction... continue reading


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