Virtual currency "Riecoin" uses computations to help solve math problem
Study shows rhesus monkeys able to add numbers together for a reward
Mathematicians solve 60-year-old problem
A team of researchers, led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professor Yuri Lvov, has found an elegant explanation for the long-standing Fermi-Pasta-Ulam (FPU) problem, first proposed in 1953, investigated ...
Some Polynesian islanders combined binary and decimal math
Could poor math skills raise your risk for foreclosure?
Borrowers who struggle with math are more likely to fall behind on their mortgage payments and face foreclosure than those who have stronger financial skills, new research suggests.
Students most effectively learn math working on problems that they enjoy, not drills or exercises
Students learn math best when they approach the subject as something they enjoy, according to a Stanford education expert. Speed pressure, timed testing and blind memorization pose high hurdles in the youthful ...
Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath
Khan Academy aims to reinvent education through video (w/ video)
Effort to model Facebook yields key to famous math problem (and a prize)
(Phys.org) —Dan Spielman, a Yale computer scientist, wasn't looking for a new problem. He was already deeply immersed in a tricky effort to model complex online communities like Facebook, hoping to gain ...
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 ...
Teenager reportedly finds solution to 350 year old math and physics problem
Math model helps explain how conformity works
Mathematician announces that he's proved the ABC conjecture
Einstein's 'spooky action' common in large quantum systems, mathematicians find
Entanglement is a property in quantum mechanics that seemed so unbelievable and so lacking in detail that, 66 years ago this spring, Einstein called it "spooky action at a distance." But a mathematician at Case Western Reserve ...