### Mathematics expert devises festive formula to find the perfect Christmas tree

Take one perplexed shopper, add a veritable forest of festive foliage, multiply by some mathematical ingenuity and what have you got? The perfect family Christmas tree.

Take one perplexed shopper, add a veritable forest of festive foliage, multiply by some mathematical ingenuity and what have you got? The perfect family Christmas tree.

Dec 12, 2013
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Coronary heart disease accounts for 18% of deaths in the United States every year. The disease results from a blockage of one or more arteries that supply blood to the heart muscle. This occurs as a result of a complex inflammatory ...

Dec 09, 2013
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(Phys.org) —A famous math problem that has vexed mathematicians for decades has met an elegant solution by Cornell researchers. Graduate student Yash Lodha, working with Justin Moore, professor of mathematics, has described ...

Nov 14, 2013
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(Phys.org) —New research has found traffic jams and accidents could be reduced by controlling the reaction times of robotic cars.

Nov 06, 2013
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There comes a time in each of our lives when we consider starting a pension plan –either on the advice of a friend, a relative, or of our own volition. The plan of choice may depend on various factors, such as the age and ...

Oct 21, 2013
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(Phys.org) —A mathematician has calculated how peer pressure influences society.

Oct 09, 2013
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The greater the plant density in a given area, the greater the amount of rainwater that seeps into the ground. This is due to a higher presence of dense roots and organic matter in the soil. Since water is a limited resource ...

Aug 30, 2013
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(Phys.org) —Researchers have devised a mathematical model which can be used to predict whether films will become blockbusters or flops at the box office – up to a month before the movie is released.

Aug 22, 2013
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One of the lesser known concerns about commercial aircraft is their stability on the ground during taxiing, takeoff, and landing. During these processes, planes must maintain stability under various operating conditions. ...

Aug 20, 2013
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(Phys.org) —A Victoria University mathematician has experienced his own eureka moment, solving a 40 year-old mathematical problem.

Aug 15, 2013
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