Indestructible bridges could be reality

A bridge demonstrating the optimal arch. Credit: Professor Wanda Lewis A new generation of indestructible bridges could be possible, thanks to research from the University of Warwick. Emeritus Professor Wanda Lewis in the School of Engineering has taken a design process called ‘form-finding’, inspired by the natural world, to another level. Form-finding enables the…

Mathematical framework offers a more detailed understanding of network relationships

Social network diagram. Credit: Daniel Tenerife/Wikipedia (Phys.org)—A trio of math and computer scientists has developed a means for developing generalized frameworks that allow for clustering networks based on higher-order connectivity patterns. In their paper published in the journal Science, Austin Benson and Jure Leskovec with Stanford University and David Gleich with Purdue University outline their…