Math pattern analysis shows Twitter users happier the farther they are from home
Researchers use new statistical method to show fraudulent voting in Russian election
Researchers develop algorithm to maximize friendship acceptance by strangers on social networks
Serial killing follows predictable pattern based on brain activity
Time for a change? Scholars say calendar needs serious overhaul
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have discovered a way to make time stand still -- at least when it comes to the yearly calendar.
New formula predicts if scientists will be stars
A medical school committee is weighing whether to hire a promising young neuroscientist. Will she have a brilliant future as a researcher, publish in top journals and nab abundant research funds?
Model predicts 'religiosity gene' will dominate society
The secret lives of bubbles: Mathematicians describe evolution, dissolution of clusters of bubbles (w/ video)
Bubble baths and soapy dishwater, the refreshing head on a beer and the luscious froth on a cappuccino. All are foams, beautiful yet ephemeral as the bubbles pop one by one.
19th century math tactic gets a makeover—and yields answers up to 200 times faster
A relic from long before the age of supercomputers, the 169-year-old math strategy called the Jacobi iterative method is widely dismissed today as too slow to be useful. But thanks to a curious, numbers-savvy ...
Researchers find a country's wealth correlates with its collective knowledge
Math professor's side mirror that eliminates 'blind spot' receives US patent
A side mirror that eliminates the dangerous "blind spot" for drivers has now received a U.S. patent. The subtly curved mirror, invented by Drexel University mathematics professor Dr. R. Andrew Hicks, dramatically ...
Mathematicians can conjure matter waves inside an invisible hat
Invisibility, once the subject of magic or legend, is slowly becoming reality. Over the past five years mathematicians and other scientists have been working on devices that enable invisibility cloaks ...
Supercomputers crack sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-squared
Australian researchers have done the impossible -- theyve found the sixty-trillionth binary digit of Pi-squared! The calculation would have taken a single computer processor unit (CPU) 1,500 years to ...