News tagged with mathematical problem

Putting math problems in proper order

Mathematics is driven by the quest to solve problems and today the American Institute of Mathematics (AIM) announces a new tool to help attack those questions. Research problems can take decades or centuries to answer, with ...

dateNov 17, 2009 in Mathematics
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Infertility and the battle of the sexes

About 10% of all couples hoping for a baby have fertility problems. Environmentalists say pollution is to blame and psychiatrists point to our stressful lifestyles, but evolutionary biologist Dr. Oren Hasson of Tel Aviv University's ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Evolution
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K-12 education should include engineering

The introduction of K-12 engineering education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness about what engineers do and of engineering as a potential career, ...

dateSep 08, 2009 in Social Sciences
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New breakthrough in bubble research

A researcher from the University of Bath has found a new approach to an old geometric problem of modelling the most efficient way of packing shapes to form a foam.

dateSep 02, 2009 in Mathematics
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Anxiety's hidden cost

The effect of anxiety on academic performance is not always obvious but new research funded by the Economic and Social Research Council suggests that there may be hidden costs. The research found that anxious individuals ...

dateJun 23, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Electric fish could spark healthcare innovation

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mathematicians in Manchester are hoping electric fish can give them clues to solving a fiendishly complex mathematical problem - which could in turn lead to better treatment for patients with ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Mathematics
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