How microbiomes respond to disturbance

To prepare for climate change, urbanization, or antibiotic resistance, we need to know how the microbial world we are immersed in will respond to stress. A recent SFI meeting sought progress.

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Working group seeks new algorithms for an old problem

Deciding whether two symmetries are alike is a longstanding problem in group theory, the mathematical study of symmetry. This week at SFI, a working group meets to tackle the mathematical curiosity with implications across diverse scientific fields.

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Delivering energy with tomorrow's power grid

An interdisciplinary workshop at SFI this week is exploring the complex nature of the North American power grid's transition to a more decentralized, better regulated, and greener version of its former self.

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