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ABSTRACTIONS BLOG
 

Black Hole Singularities Are as Inescapable as Expected

By STEVE NADIS

For the first time, physicists have calculated exactly what kind of singularity lies at the center of a realistic black hole.

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GENERAL RELATIVITY(2018)
 

Mathematicians Disprove Conjecture Made to Save Black Holes

By KEVIN HARTNETT 

The strong cosmic censorship conjecture has been disproven. The work answers important questions about general relativity and changes the way we think about space-time.

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QUANTUM GRAVITY(2017)
 

Where Gravity Is Weak and Naked Singularities Are Verboten

By NATALIE WOLCHOVER 

Recent calculations tie together two conjectures about gravity, potentially revealing new truths about its elusive quantum nature.

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NEUROSCIENCE
 

How Microbiomes Affect Fear

By ELENA RENKEN

New studies help to explain how microbes in the gut can shape a host's fear responses.

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PHYSIOLOGY(2017)
 

How Bacteria Help Regulate Blood Pressure

By VERONIQUE GREENWOOD

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QUANTIZED COLUMNS
 

How to Permanently End Diseases

By TARA C. SMITH

Smallpox was eradicated relatively quickly, but other diseases have proved harder to eliminate. The reasons are a mix of biology and psychology.

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IMMUNOLOGY(2018)
 

Vaccines Are Pushing Pathogens to Evolve

By MELINDA WENNER MOYER

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INSIGHTS PUZZLE
 

Does Natural Law Need Elegant Mathematics?

By PRADEEP MUTALIK

Many of us are drawn to beauty in mathematics. But is that the way nature really works?

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PODCAST
 

Foundations Built for a General Theory of Neural Networks

Podcast by SUSAN VALOT; Article by KEVIN HARTNETT

Neural networks can be as unpredictable as they are powerful. Now mathematicians are beginning to reveal how a neural network's form will influence its function.

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