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Why pollinators are attracted to certain plants

Dr. Ayesha Ali uses Mathematical Science to understand why certain pollinators prefer specific plants and how this information can be used to sustain their ecosystem and influence conservation policy.

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The quantum computing revolution

Dr. David Kribs, Dr. Rajesh Pereira and Dr. Bei Zeng use Mathematical Science to understand the power of quantum mechanical effects to perform, more quickly and efficiently than any computer today, tasks such as code-breaking, list searching, and securely transmitting data.

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Distinguishing Types of DNA

Dr. Dan Ashlock uses Mathematical Science to develop software that can be trained, from examples, to spot DNA with different functions or origins.

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The mathematics behind image compression

Dr. Matt Demers uses Mathematical Science to understand how fractals can be applied to image compression, reconstruction, detection and the embedding of watermarks.