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Birth of a Theorem: Mathematics, Boltzmann and brio

Birth of a Theorem: A mathematical adventure by Fields medallist Cedric Villani is an exhilarating but exhausting journey with a fascinating mind

12 hours ago from Newscientist

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Optimized application of high intensity focused ultrasound

The field of nonlinear acoustics is currently receiving a lot of attention, thanks to applications focused on the improvement of ultrasonic cleaning, ultrasonic welding, sonochemistry, or thermotherapy. ...

Tue 10 Feb 15 from

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Is America in a Math Crisis?

It is often said mathematics is a cornerstone of learning. Communications, computer science, the arts, the Internet, space exploration - all are based on underlying mathematical concepts. ...

Tue 10 Feb 15 from Voice of America

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Cooperation, considered: New model reveals how motives can affect cooperation

Aside from the obvious, what is it that separates Mother Theresa from Sean Penn? Both have tried to perform charitable acts - Mother Theresa worked for decades in the slums of Calcutta and Penn ...

Thu 5 Feb 15 from

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TI's super-slim graphing calculator shows that math can be stylish

Who said that graphing calculators were dead in the smartphone era? Certainly not Texas Instruments -- if anything, it's showing that there's still plenty of life left in dedicated math machines. ...

Tue 27 Jan 15 from Engadget

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Medical radiation may be reduced to one-sixth

One of this century's most significant mathematical discoveries may reduce the number of measuring points to one-sixth of the present level. This means reduced exposure to radiation and faster ...

Mon 26 Jan 15 from Medical Xpress

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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