Math Fears Could Be Genetically Influenced, Shows Study
By Sean Patterson March 19, 2014A large portion of the human population knows the fear of math, that stomachrumbling anxiety encountered when numbers blur into a jumble as the only correct solution to an equation is demanded. For many these fears may stem from early …

Math Anxiety Could Hurt Health Messaging, Shows Study
By Sean Patterson · February 28, 2014Though mathematics is one of the most important inventions in the history of humanity, many humans actually have an aversion to the subject. Researchers call this “math anxiety” and new research is showing that the condition can influence people in …

Mathematicians Bring Numbers to the Gun Debate

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“Human Computer” Dies: Indian Savant Was 83

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Leonhard Euler, Mathematics Pioneer, Honored with Google Doodle
With the NCAA Tournament fast approaching, people are beginning to fill out their brackets with the hopes of stunning their office buddies with the perfect pick of all 63 games. Too bad it’s simply not going to happen for you. …
Pi has currently been calculated to over 10 trillion (10^13) digits. But really, 39 is all you need, as the following video demonstrates. “You only need 39 digits of pi to be able to measure the circumference of the observable …
I have fond memories of pretending to perform algebraic equations while instead playing awesome calculator games on my couple hundreddollar TI83. Anyone who took a semiadvanced math class in high school or college probably shares some of these same memories. …
Our favorite science/math illustrators are back today with a easytounderstand breakdown of exactly why you should switch to door number two. Today, AsapSCIENCE tackles the Monty Hall problem – the classic questions that stems from the game show “Let’s Make …
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If you ever use Google to solve math problems, you may start using it even more now. If you didn’t use Google to solve math problems, you may want to consider starting. Google has launched a new scientific calculator feature, …
Girls may be more precocious than boys when it comes to getting good marks in the classroom, but somehow that doesn’t lead to most of these girls pursuing careers in the fields of science and math in their adult life. …
More than half of likely voters doubt that the United States will be the No. 1 world leader in science, technology and health care by the year 2020, according to a new national public opinion poll commissioned by ResearchAmerica [pdf …
On behalf of math geeks, science lovers, and purveyors of questionable “holidays” everywhere, I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Pi Day. Pi Day is celebrated once a year, on March 14th, as the date aligns with the first few …
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If you’ve ever needing to do some quick math and didn’t have a calculator handy, Wolfram Alpha was there. If you ever need to know about Na22 isotope in a hurry, Wolfram Alpha was there. If your dire need to …
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Google has introduced some graphing calculator functionality to its search results. “Students and math lovers can now plot mathematical functions right on the search result page,” a Google spokesperson tells WebProNews. “Just type in a function and you’ll see an …
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It all started when Dr. Michael Hartl suggested that the cake pi is a lie last year. Hartl put “The Tau Manifesto” online last year, just in time for Tau Day, which is June 28th. Or 6 – 28. More …
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Update: According to Bing, all of the features that were announced are now live. However, they do not appear to be live yet for me. I am guessing they will be soon at least.