Secret to the perfect pancake is discovered
In a collaboration with Meadowhall Shopping Centre, students from the University's Maths Society (SUMS) developed, trialled and tested a formula which enables pancake-lovers across the world to rustle-up ...
Math anxiety factors into understanding genetically modified food messages
People who feel intimidated by math may be less able to understand messages about genetically modified foods and other health-related information, according to researchers.
Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
High-quality English instruction helps student performances across other subjects
Great English teachers boost their students' achievements in math, a very different subject, according to Stanford researchers.
Maths is important but should it be compulsory?
Compulsory maths for year 12 students! I'd like to see that – or would I?
The mathematics of chlamydia's spread
(Phys.org) —It sounds an unlikely pairing: using maths to combat the spread of a sexually transmitted disease that can lead to infertility, but a group of mathematicians has delivered a solution that enables ...
Language key to learning math
(Phys.org) —An assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Graduate School of Education has shown that a reading comprehension technique helps non-native English speakers in elementary ...
Malware on Yahoo ads turned user PCs into bitcoin miners
Urban schools improving faster than rest of US
Federal testing data shows that public school students in the nation's largest cities are improving their performance in reading and math faster than their counterparts in suburban and rural schools.
Some Polynesian islanders combined binary and decimal math
No math gene: Learning mathematics takes practice
New research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim could have an effect on how math is taught.
US report card: Scores up, but not all good news
Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading. But it's too early to start celebrating.
UA Math App Blends Numbers, Animal Lessons
A Web-based math tutoring system developed by a University of Arizona professor is now available as a convenient iPad app.
Students practice hands-on STEM activities to define problems and determine solutions
In Georgia, young students often feel disconnected from the real world when studying math and science, a perception that poses serious challenges to the state's future economic and workforce development, ...