Month: July 2016

Light-bulb moment for stock market behavior

July 21, 2016

Physicists have discovered that the timing of electronic orders on the stock market can be mathematically described in the same way as the lifetime of a light bulb. Read More

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Technique from biology helps explain the evolution of the American car

July 1, 2016

Researchers have taken a unique approach to explain the way in which technologies evolve in modern society. Borrowing a technique that biologists might use to study the evolution of plants or animals, the scientists plotted the “births” and “deaths” of every American-made car and truck model from 1896 to 2014. Read More

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