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Paper in the Nature issue of May 29, 2008, and Supplementary Materials. News & Viewseditorial by Zamponi. Press release. Nature Physics: Research Highlights, p435. Physics World.Science Daily. Physorg.com. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News.

The following follow up papers are in Physica A and in cond-mat: Jamming I: A Hamiltonian for jammed matter. Jamming II: A phase diagram for jammed matter. Jamming III: Characterizing Randomness via the Entropy of Jammed Matter. Jamming IV: A distribution of volumes and coordination number in jammed matter: mesoscopic approximation. Jamming V: Jamming in two dimensions.

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February 5th, 2017

Science: Predictions: The Pulse of the People

Volume 355 of Science (February 03, 2017) focuses on the use of scientific methods to predict population-level trends. The work […]

November 27th, 2016

Predicting election trends with Twitter: Hillary Clinton versus Donald Trump.

The recently-concluded United States Presidential election was the end to one of the most divisive and vitriolic campaign seasons in […]

August 6th, 2015

Nature: Optimal Percolation: Destruction perfected

NATURE | NEWS & VIEWS Nature 524, 38–39 (06 August 2015) In complex networks, some nodes are more important than others. […]

October 6th, 2014

Nature Physics: Brain Network of Networks: Why natural networks are more stable than man-made networks

Connecting complex networks is known to exacerbate perturbations and lead to cascading failures, but natural networks of networks like the […]

May 6th, 2014

MIT Tech Review: The Emerging Science of Superspreaders (And How to Tell If You’re One Of Them)

From MIT Technology Review. Nobody has figured out how to spot the most influential spreaders of information in a real-world […]

February 6th, 2014

Scientific Reports: Large cities are less green but help to reduce suicidal rates

Work done in collaboration with Jose S. Andrade from Universidade Federal de Ceara, Brazil. Large cities are more productive than […]

February 6th, 2014

Soft Matter: Fundamental challenges in packing problems: from spherical to non-spherical particles

by Adrian Baule and Hernan Makse. Random packings of objects of a particular shape are ubiquitous in science and engineering. […]

July 6th, 2013

Nature Communications: Mean-field theory of random close packings of axisymmetric particles

by Adrian Baule, Romain Mari, Lin Bo, Louis Portal, Hernan A. Makse. Finding the densest random packing of particles with […]

March 21st, 2013

PLoS ONE: Novel insights into the evolution of protein networks

March 21, 2013. Paper in PLOS ONE. System-wide networks of proteins are indispensable for organisms. Function and evolution of these […]

November 7th, 2012

Hernan Makse is elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society

Dr. Hernan Makse’s APS citation reads: “For his contributions to a broad range of topics in non-equilibrium systems ranging from […]