Zebrafish are known for their black and gold stripes, but researchers are still figuring out how pigment cells interact to form these patterns.
To get more students interested in STEM subjects, teachers must break out of the traditional subject-matter silos and use an approach that helps kids understand how math is used in the real world.
With some big prizes are on offer in the latest competition from the fast food giant, best to see what the numbers say.
"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." To understand the universe, we need more Mad Hatter mathematicians.
Mathematical models can describe the many shapes of DNA, as well as cellular processes like DNA replication.
A systematic embrace of parents' untapped knowledge by schools could revolutionize education systems in Canada and globally.
It's not as simple as just hiring more immigration officers.
I was in second year at the University of Western Australia when Akshay Venkatesh skipped first year maths and jumped straight into my classes. He was 13 at the time. Now he's won a prestigious award.
Networks of keywords are analyzed in Donald Trump's tweets from 2015 to the present.
Cheating at dice games is possible – but it does require some skills.
In this professor's class, there are no calculators. Instead, students learn advanced math by talking, drawing pictures, playing with beach balls – and knitting.
It's annoying when your bus route gets off schedule or when buses bunch together. Why has it taken engineers so long to fix the problem?
Many observers had hoped that the court's decision on Gill v. Whitford would provide some clarity on whether gerrymandering is constitutional.
The Math Catcher Program aims to encourage youth - with an emphasis on Indigenous students - to consider mathematics as a field of study but also to have them appreciate mathematics in everyday life.
Linguistic clues show how people around the world first developed mathematical thought.
History, and math, tell us that the Ebola virus spreads exponentially quickly. This means Ebola is a global problem and all nations need to rally -- to stop the epidemic fast.
Not great at thinking in pictures? Try drawing, talking or using equations.
May 16 marks the 300th anniversary of the first woman to write a mathematics textbook.
The work of Bertrand Russell, philosopher, social critic, mathematician and anti-war crusader, are still relevant today. Here's why fans should take in the Russell collection at McMaster University.
Microscopically engineering surfaces could stop water leaving behind rings of residue as it dries.