# Mathematics

What we perceive might sometimes reflect the outcome of a value-based decision-making process, a new analysis of the literature suggests more

Researchers study historical developments of the periodic system of chemical elements more

In the long term, contact restrictions can be lifted more quickly if younger people are immunized first more

If the case numbers are low, contact restrictions can be relaxed relatively quickly in the course of the vaccination campaign more

Mathematical metrics reveal market instabilities more

Noémie Combe, Max Planck Institute for the Mathematics of Sciences, about the brilliant mathematician Emmy Noether, regarded as the inventor of modern algebra more

Global change alters microbial life in soils - and thereby its ecological functions more

Using COVID-19 as an example, a machine learning method predicts patients' individual mortality risk more

A mathematical framework enables accurate characterization of shapes more

A statement by the presidents of the non-university research organizations on the COVID-19 epidemic based on mathematical analyses of the data situation more

In the long term, contact restrictions can be lifted more quickly if younger people are immunized first more

If the case numbers are low, contact restrictions can be relaxed relatively quickly in the course of the vaccination campaign more

Mathematical metrics reveal market instabilities more

Using COVID-19 as an example, a machine learning method predicts patients' individual mortality risk more

Viola Priesemann from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization talks about the spread of the coronavirus Sars-CoV-2 and strategies to contain the Covid-19 epidemic. She is one of the authors of a statement by non-university research organisations on pandemic. more

The well-known representation of chemical elements is just one example of how objects can be arranged and classified more

New Director of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics awarded the highest distinction in Mathematics more

The idea that black holes exist dates back to the 18th century more

Particular sounds are preferred or avoided in non-related languages far more often than previously assumed more

A mathematical model explains how popping cress catapults its seeds into the air more

A new learning rule could help robots to acquire new movements and explain how people develop sensorimotor intelligence more

Languages with a wide range of tone pitches have primarily developed in regions with high levels of humidity more

Numerical calculations by scientists at the AEI give an initial insight into the relativistic properties of this mysterious process more

A new computer model rapidly and accurately estimates who spreads an infection particularly extensively, thereby facilitating countermeasures more

Ingeniously designed machines learn to move without receiving any instructions from control programs. Similarly, robots are learning about their bodies and their environment. more

Göttingen-based scientists are developing a computer algorithm to solve previously unsolvable counting problems more