A critically endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtle.
Mathematic models are becoming more sophisticated and now they could actually predict how likely a species is to die out.
Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting Zika.
AP Photo/Felipe Dana
In January, measles returned to the Pacific Northwest, while Ebola resurged in the Congo. It would take a lot more research for scientists to be able to stop threats like these in their tracks.
Having data at your fingertips isn’t enough - data scientists must know how to apply it.
Data science is going to grow over the coming decades and requires trained graduates who can handle the work.
Can we have a count of all the honeycomb cells please?
Bee brains contain less than one million neurons. Despite this, new research shows the honeybee can use symbols to perform basic maths, including addition and subtraction.
The Shanghai maths method is considered to be one the best in the world for teaching students mathematics, but it doesn't necessarily translate well into English schools.
In an attempt to respond to the TRC's calls to action, academic disciplines such as mathematics can contribute through community-led partnerships with Indigenous peoples.
Elena Delle Donne competing for the U.S. team in Rio.
A new study looks at decades of NCAA free throws, finding that women shoot at 3 percent higher consistency than men.
The auditorium at University of Göttingen today.
Anti-Semitism brought down one of the world's greatest centers for mathematical research.
Girls who are more confident in their math skills are more likely to pursue math-intensive degrees.
High school girls who are more confident in their math abilities are more likely to pursue math in college and beyond.
Theresa May could game Conservative MPs by placing them into a 'prisoner's dilemma'.
Parents have a responsibility for their children’s math development too.
Instead of getting "back to basics" to improve math skills, we should make math literacy a priority by developing, attracting and supporting skilled teachers, and improving math literacy at home.
Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.
Many Americans feel anxiety or dread when it comes to math. A lot of that anxiety starts in childhood.
Facilitated discussions about math can help kids learn.
Most math classrooms feature a teacher lecturing and students quietly working on problems. But research shows that a different approach would lead to better results.
Charting a path to success.
Undergraduate statistics degrees have tripled in the past decade. Is 'statistician' really the sexy new job?
A prime mystery.
A famous mathematician claims to have cracked a longstanding problem involving prime numbers. But his results still need to be verified.
Patricia Piccinini, Graham, 2016 Installation view,
A new Science Gallery Melbourne exhibition offers a set of reflections, calculations and speculations that engage with ideas about the perfect body, mathematical precision, quantum physics and a post-human world.
A Mobius strip.
The inventor of the brain-teasing Möbius strip died 150 years ago, but his creation continues to spawn new ideas in mathematics.
Getting ready for school.
Through games and household tasks, parents can help their children learn basic math skills like counting, geometry and algebraic thinking.
The Ontario government “back to basics” approach to the curriculum will not best serve children who need a mixture of traditional and discovery learning methods.
Premier Doug Ford and Minister of Education Lisa Thompson have told elementary school teachers to expect curriculum change directives for "back to basics" mathematics, a move that could hurt students.
Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes.
Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes, but researchers are still figuring out how pigment cells interact to form these patterns.