Mathematics News
April 27, 2017

Latest Headlines
updated 1:07am EDT

More Mathematics News
April 27, 2017

Apr. 26, 2017 — Two physicists have offered a way to mathematically describe a particular physics phenomenon called a phase transition in a system out of equilibrium. Such phenomena are central in physics, and ... read more

Understanding Malaria With Mathematics

Apr. 24, 2017 — Mathematical formulas that model how deadly mosquito-borne diseases spread can help medical researchers accurately predict how real-life outbreaks develop and find countermeasures, report ... read more

Apr. 13, 2017 — By applying mathematical models to a large number of experiments in which bacterial growth is inhibited, a team of physicists, biologists and bioengineers has developed a 'general growth ... read more

Mar. 20, 2017 — Researchers have developed a mathematical formula based on the rhythmic movement of a sperm's head and tail, which significantly reduces the complexities of understanding and predicting how ... read more

Mar. 15, 2017 — Remember the butterfly-triggers-tornado adage? Chaos theory says calculating turbulence to find out if that's true must be impossible. Now, physicists are latching onto turbulent patterns with ... read more

Mathematical Modeling Predicts Student Success, Dropout Rates

Mar. 14, 2017 — A researcher has used mathematical modeling to demonstrate that negative peer pressures can spread in a high-risk setting, influencing students' decisions to drop out of ... read more

Profiting from the Fight Against Corruption

Mar. 13, 2017 — Governments get richer when NGOs band together to fight official corruption, game theorists at HEC Montréal ... read more

How Big Brains Evolved Could Be Revealed by New Mathematical Model

Mar. 9, 2017 — A new mathematical model could help clarify what drove the evolution of large brains in humans and other animals, according to a ... read more

Tree Growth Model Assists Breeding for More Wood

Mar. 6, 2017 — A meeting in a forest between a biologist and a mathematician could lead to thicker, faster growing ... read more

Mar. 3, 2017 — The incredible complexity of how biological systems interact to create tissue from the information contained in genes boggles the mind -- and drives the work of biomedical scientists around the ... read more

Understanding and Predicting Snow Behaviour

Mar. 1, 2017 — Scientists are working to better analyze the mechanical properties of snow. The project has the goal to develop a computer model that can help solving typical snow-related engineering problems. The ... read more

Mathematician Breaks Down How to Defend Against Quantum Computing Attacks

Feb. 28, 2017 — Newly written code, called the Generalized Knapsack Code, could thwart hackers armed with next generation quantum ... read more

Maths and Maps Make You Nervous? It Could Be in Your Genes

Feb. 21, 2017 — Our genes play a significant role in how anxious we feel when faced with spatial and mathematical tasks, such as reading a map or solving a geometry problem, according to a new ... read more

Decision-Making Suffers When Cancer Patients Avoid Math

Feb. 20, 2017 — Many of the toughest decisions faced by cancer patients involve knowing how to use numbers -- calculating risks, evaluating treatment options and figuring odds of medication side effects. But for ... read more

Feb. 13, 2017 — A new study on how ocean currents transport floating marine debris is helping to explain how garbage patches form in the world's oceans. Researchers developed a mathematical model that simulates ... read more

Feb. 8, 2017 — Children improve at math when instruction engages their own bodies, concludes a new study. The results also document that children require individualized learning ... read more

Students Who Enjoy or Take Pride in Math Have Better Long-Term Math Achievement

Feb. 8, 2017 — A study of 3,425 German students from grades 5 through 9 has found that students who enjoyed and took pride in math had even better achievement than students with higher ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Unavoidably, each digital information we send around the globe is prone to be lost. Travelling long ways in wires, the initial signal decays and scatters by colliding with impurities and neighboring ... read more

Feb. 6, 2017 — Scientists use physics equations that describe molecular interactions to predict bacterial battles, and find correlation in genomes between weaponry and resource ... read more

Mathematically Optimizing Traffic Lights in Road Intersections

Feb. 3, 2017 — Traffic modeling has been of interest to mathematicians since the 1950s. Research in the area has only grown as road traffic control presents an ever-increasing problem. In a new paper, authors ... read more

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Monday, April 24, 2017
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Monday, March 20, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Monday, March 13, 2017
Thursday, March 9, 2017
Monday, March 6, 2017
Friday, March 3, 2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Monday, February 20, 2017
Monday, February 13, 2017
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Monday, February 6, 2017
Friday, February 3, 2017
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Monday, January 30, 2017
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Monday, January 23, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Monday, January 9, 2017
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Monday, December 19, 2016
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Monday, December 12, 2016
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Monday, November 14, 2016
Friday, November 11, 2016
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
Thursday, October 20, 2016
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
Thursday, September 22, 2016
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Monday, September 19, 2016
Monday, September 12, 2016
Thursday, September 1, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Thursday, August 11, 2016
Monday, August 8, 2016
Thursday, August 4, 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Monday, July 25, 2016
Friday, July 22, 2016
Thursday, July 21, 2016
Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Monday, July 18, 2016
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Thursday, July 7, 2016
Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Friday, June 17, 2016
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Friday, June 10, 2016
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Monday, June 6, 2016
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Friday, May 13, 2016
Tuesday, May 10, 2016