Watching the chances of victory change injects life into sports, both real and fantasy.

Wages, starlight and polls can all be interpreted using statistics. While probabilities, medians and noise can be challenging, a simple dice can provide insights into statistics.

Performance in mathematics matters for university entrance. Without it, school leavers are not eligible for many programmes.

Overt racism is easy to spot. But more subtle forms based on false narratives can be equally dehumanizing – and it's no joke.

How likely is it that everyone in a family Kris Kringle will draw their own partner? It took a roomful of mathematicians to find out.

Coding is beneficial to children, irrespective of their career path later on in life.

Largely unknown today, Bourbaki was the last mathematician to master nearly all aspects of the field. There’s just one problem: Bourbaki never existed.

Does it seem like your friends have better lives than you do? Mathematics, in the form of the "majority illusion," can help explain why.

Students need more than just arithmetic to succeed in the modern world. Learning maths through an inquiry-based approach can help them develop critical and creative skills, as well as resilience.

Honeybees are good at maths, but it was thought they could only count to four. That is, unless you present them with a task in which they are punished with a bitter-tasting drink for getting it wrong.

A quirk of mathematics gives voters in some small states, like Rhode Island and Nebraska, an extra edge over voters in other states. This happens not only in the US, but in other countries, too.

A new project for Detroit middle and high schoolers combines athletics and mathematical concepts.

The first computer, named the ABC, was built at Iowa State University. But for a long time, few had heard of it.

How mathematically proficient are you? And do you have the skills to back up your level of math confidence? The answers to those questions may have ramifications for your financial and physical health.

The questions in the NAPLAN numeracy tests are often years behind the level of mathematics students following the curriculum are studying that year.

On top of teaching them how to recognize numbers and count to 10, make sure they're playing with puzzles.

Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?

Mathematician Hannah Fry has called for tech and data scientists to make an ethical pledge, as medical doctors do. But the same result might be delivered by simply asking people to mind their bias.

The Romans were great engineers but they had a terrible number system. It didn’t even have zero.

Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.