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An electrical and systems engineer at Washington University in St. Louis has designed a method that, figuratively, forces a leopard to change its spots.

An electrical and systems engineer at Washington University in St. Louis has designed a method that, figuratively, forces a leopard to change its spots.

Mar 18, 2016
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A unique new computer model built on highly complex mathematics could make it possible to design safer versions of the 'fast ships' widely used in search & rescue, anti-drugs, anti-piracy and many other vital offshore operations.

Mar 18, 2016
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For the first time in its 177-year history, the American Statistical Association (ASA) has voiced its opinion and made specific recommendations for a statistical practice. The subject of their ire? The (arguably) most common ...

Mar 17, 2016
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Deciding which teams to pick in your NCAA basketball pool? Then you're faced with a classic decision problem – and here, science can help.

Mar 16, 2016
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(Phys.org)—A pair of mathematicians with Stanford University has found that the distribution of the last digit of prime numbers are not as random as has been thought, which suggests prime's themselves are not. In their ...

British mathematician Sir Andrew J. Wiles has won the Abel Prize in math for cracking a centuries-old hypothesis.

Mar 15, 2016
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After thousands of years of trying, mathematicians are still working out the number known as pi or "π". We typically think of pi as approximately 3.14 but the most successful attempt to calculate it more precisely worked ...

Mar 14, 2016
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One of the most important numbers in maths might today be named after the Greek letter π or "pi", but the convention of representing it this way actually doesn't come from Greece at all. It comes from the pen of an 18th ...

Mar 14, 2016
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Participating in a March Madness bracket office pool this year? Don't rely too much on experts' picks or overestimate your chance of winning.

Mar 14, 2016
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Few true mysteries remain, but Pi is one of them.

Mar 11, 2016
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