#### Magic and symmetry in mathematics

We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu. The best ...

We live in a three-dimensional world. Despite the many benefits this presents, it also makes for a complicated math problem, according to Northeastern associate professor of mathematics Ivan Loseu. The best ...

Mar 12, 2014

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(Phys.org) —A study conducted by business and economic researchers Ernesto Reuben, Paola Sapienza, and Luigi Zingales, has found that both men and women hold biases against women's math abilities. In their ...

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 ...

Mar 04, 2014

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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.

Feb 27, 2014

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Bitcoin has been in the headlines a lot lately due first to news that criminals have been using it for transactions, and more recently because of the collapse of its biggest currency exchange. Now comes news ...

Great English teachers boost their students' achievements in math, a very different subject, according to Stanford researchers.

Feb 25, 2014

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Compulsory maths for year 12 students! I'd like to see that – or would I?

Feb 10, 2014

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(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 ...

Feb 03, 2014

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(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 ...

Jan 28, 2014

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(Phys.org) —Yahoo, has acknowledged that its service sites were used by hackers to enslave massive numbers of ordinary PCs who did so to generate bitcoins, and by extension, real earnings. Ads were placed ...

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.

Dec 18, 2013

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(Phys.org) —When we think of binary math, we think of computers. A number system with only two digits makes calculations quick and easy. However, binary numbers can be very long and, therefore, unwieldy. ...

New research at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim could have an effect on how math is taught.

Dec 13, 2013

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Today's fourth and eighth graders are doing better than their predecessors in math and reading. But it's too early to start celebrating.

Nov 07, 2013

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A Web-based math tutoring system developed by a University of Arizona professor is now available as a convenient iPad app.

Nov 05, 2013

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