
Mobile and Interactive Media Use by Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown
Jan. 30, 2015 — Mobile devices are everywhere and children are using them more frequently at young ages. The impact these mobile devices are having on the development and behavior of children is still relatively ... full story 
Maximizing Access to Mobile Networks by Seamlessly 'Offloading' Some Traffic
Jan. 27, 2015 — Mathematical analysis reveals how to maximize access to mobile networks by seamlessly ‘offloading’ traffic to smaller WiFi and cellular ... full story 
Students Master Math Through Movement Using Kinect for Windows
Jan. 26, 2015 — Significant gains in the understanding of angles and angle measurements by elementary school students are seen in those who performed bodybased tasks while interacting with a Kinect for Windows ... full story 
Device for Guided Surgery of Deviations in Long Bones Patented
Jan. 26, 2015 — A device that can be applied in surgeries to correct deviations in long bones has been patented by researchers. The research team found how to use the 3D reconstruction of an affected bone to ... full story 
Medical Radiation May Be Reduced to OneSixth With New Mathematical Discovery
Jan. 26, 2015 — One of this century's most significant mathematical discoveries may reduce the number of measuring points to onesixth of the present level. This means reduced exposure to radiation and faster ... full story 
Mathematical Model That Learns to Compensate for Positioning Errors Can Control a Micromanipulation System More Accurately
Jan. 20, 2015 — A mathematical model can improve the accuracy and repeatability of a positioning system by learning to anticipate tiny errors in its movements. Micromanipulation systems are used to control ... full story 
Magic Numbers of Quantum Matter Revealed by Cold Atoms
Jan. 8, 2015 — Topology, a branch of mathematics classifying geometric objects, has been exploited by physicists to predict and describe unusual quantum phases: the topological states of matter. These intriguing ... full story 
Complex Math Model Could Be Simple Way to Predict Bladder Cancer Recurrence
Jan. 5, 2015 — Statistical prediction models could help doctors determine when noninvasive bladder cancer will ... full story 
Live Adaptation of Organ Models in the OR
Dec. 29, 2014 — During minimally invasive operations, a surgeon has to trust the information displayed on the screen: A virtual 3D model of the respective organ shows where a tumor is located and where sensitive ... full story 
Decision 'Cascades' in Social Networks
Dec. 22, 2014 — People in social networks are often influenced by each other's decisions, resulting in a run of behaviors in which their choices become highly correlated, causing a cascade of ... full story 
Ecosystems Need Math Not Random Nature to Survive
Dec. 22, 2014 — A previously unknown mathematical property has been found to be behind one of nature’s greatest mysteries – how ecosystems ... full story 
'Microlesions' in Epilepsy Discovered by Novel Technique
Dec. 16, 2014 — Using an innovative technique combining genetic analysis and mathematical modeling with some basic sleuthing, researchers have identified previously undescribed microlesions in brain tissue from ... full story 
Students Attending Summer Learning Programs Returned to School in the Fall With an Advantage in Math
Dec. 16, 2014 — Students attending voluntary, school districtled summer learning programs entered school in the fall with stronger mathematics skills than their peers who did not attend the programs, according to a ... full story 
Mathematicians Prove the Umbral Moonshine Conjecture
Dec. 15, 2014 — Monstrous moonshine, a quirky pattern of the monster group in theoretical math, has a shadow  umbral moonshine. Mathematicians have now proved this insight, known as the Umbral Moonshine ... full story 
Basic Rules for Construction With a Type of Origami
Dec. 11, 2014 — Origami is capable of turning a simple sheet of paper into a pretty paper crane, but the principles behind it can be applied to making a microfluidic device or for storing a satellite's solar ... full story 
Physicists Explain Puzzling Particle Collisions
Dec. 10, 2014 — An anomaly spotted at the Large Hadron Collider has prompted scientists to reconsider a mathematical description of the underlying physics. By considering two forces that are distinct in everyday ... full story 
Theory Details How 'Hot' Monomers Affect ThinFilm Formation
Dec. 10, 2014 — Researchers have devised a mathematical model to predict how 'hot' monomers on cold substrates affect the growth of thin films being developed for nextgeneration ... full story 
Shifting Boundaries and Changing Surfaces: Energies at Work in Closed Flexible Loop Spanned by Soap Film
Dec. 10, 2014 — New research examines the energies at work in a closed flexible loop spanned by a soap film. While the underlying experiments are simple enough to be replicated in a kitchen sink, the research ... full story 
It Doesn’t Add Up: People Who Say They Are Good at Math, but Aren't
Dec. 10, 2014 — Thinking you’re good at math and actually being good at it are not the same thing, new research has found. About one in five people who say they are bad at math in fact score in the top half of ... full story 
Dopamine Helps With Math Rules as Well as Mood
Dec. 5, 2014 — Ruleapplying neurons work better under the influence of the happy hormone, researchers have found. The chemical messenger dopamine – otherwise known as the happiness hormone – is important not ... full story
 Students master math through movement using Kinect for Windows
 Device for guided surgery of deviations in long bones patented
 Medical radiation may be reduced to onesixth with new mathematical discovery
 'Microlesions' in epilepsy discovered by novel technique
 Students attending summer learning programs returned to school in the fall with an advantage in math
 Physicists explain puzzling particle collisions
 Theory details how 'hot' monomers affect thinfilm formation
 Shifting boundaries and changing surfaces: Energies at work in closed flexible loop spanned by soap film
 It doesn’t add up: People who say they are good at math, but aren't
 Fractal geometry: Finding the simple patterns in a complex world
 Maths shows that treating AIDS, hepatitis C simultaneously is more effective
 Modeling cancer: Researchers prove models can predict cellular processes
 Lack of A level maths leading to fewer female economists in England
 Adding uncertainty to improve mathematical models
 At the interface of math and science: Using mathematics to advance problems in the sciences
 Recreating the stripe patterns found in animals by engineering synthetic gene networks
 Could suburban sprawl be good for segregation?
 Combining math and music to open new possibilities
 Learning by watching, toddlers show intuitive understanding of probability
 Unintended consequences of raising state math, science graduation requirements
 'Game theory' model reveals vulnerable moments for metastatic cancer cells' energy production
 Making quantum connections: The speed of information in a spin network
 Ranavirus predicted to be potential new culprit in amphibian extinctions
 Mathematical model illustrates our online 'copycat' behavior
 Platonic solids generate their fourdimensional analogues
 Using math to analyze movement of cells, organisms, disease
 Mathematical models explain how a wrinkle becomes a crease
 How does a soccer ball swerve? Smoothness of a ball's surface, in addition to playing technique, is a critical factor
 Criminal profiling technique targets killer diseases
 Interactive teaching methods help students master tricky calculus
 Of dinosaurs and mathematics: Classification of a dinosaur bone found in Australia reexamined
 Quantum simulator gives clues about magnetism
 Stability lost as supernovae explode
 Mathematics to improve running
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