Orphan articles: the ’dark matter’ of Wikipedia

Media - May 17
Media

Wikipedia is the largest platform for open and freely accessible knowledge online yet, in a new study, researchers have found that around 15% of the content is effectively invisible to readers browsing within Wikipedia. They have developed a new tool to help overcome this.

Physics - May 16

Artificial intelligence calculates phase diagrams

Physics

Researchers at the University of Basel have developed a new method for calculating phase diagrams of physical systems that works similarly to ChatGPT. This artificial intelligence could even automate scientific experiments in the future.

Environment - May 15

Using solar energy to generate heat at high temperatures

Environment

Instead of burning coal or oil to produce cement or steel, in the future solar energy could be used for this purpose. Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a thermal trap that can absorb concentrated sunlight and deliver heat at over thousand degrees Celsius.

Life Sciences - May 16

Quantifying inbreeding: a novel model for monitoring genetic health

Life Sciences

A new statistical approach published in the journal PNAS reveals a major advance in the measurement of inbreeding.

Physics - May 15

A new, low-cost, high-efficiency photonic integrated circuit

Physics

Researchers at EPFL have developed scalable photonic integrated circuits, based on lithium tantalate, marking a significant advancement in optical technologies with potential to widespread commercial applications.

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