Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

The Institute for Operations Research And The Management Sciences, INFORMS was established in 1995 and remains the largest professional society for the study of operations research. It was formed by merging the Operations Research Society of America and the Institute of Management Sciences. INFORMS publishes 12 scholarly journals, provides networking among educators and addresses the need of professionals in the field relating to operations management.

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Plants & Animals

Sestrin makes fruit flies live longer

Reduced food intake, known as dietary restriction, leads to a longer lifespan in many animals and can improve health in humans. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the positive effects of dietary restriction are ...

Soft Matter

COVID-19 virus survives on surfaces within thin film

How does the COVID-19 virus manage to survive on surfaces? To find out, researchers in India are exploring the drying times of thin liquid films that persist on surfaces after most respiratory droplets evaporate.

Plasma Physics

Understanding the utility of plasmas for medical applications

Plasma medicine is an emerging field, as plasmas show promise for use in a wide range of therapies from wound healing to cancer treatment. Plasma jets are the main plasma sources typically used in plasma-surface applications. ...

Optics & Photonics

Shining a light on nanoscale dynamics

Physicists from the University of Konstanz, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) and the University of Regensburg have successfully demonstrated that ultrashort electron pulses experience a quantum mechanical ...