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equations

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Google subtracts MathML from Chrome, and anger multiplies

Because of security and performance issues, Google's browser will rely on a JavaScript workaround, not native support, for showing math equations. That's angered researchers who like the Web standard.

By Nov. 5, 2013

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God exists, say Apple fanboy scientists

With the help of just one MacBook, two Germans formalize a theorem that confirms the existence of God. Allegedly, of course.

By Oct. 25, 2013

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Bloodhound SSC: Breaking the boundaries

Practical mechanics escapes many people. Others can happily maintain a bicycle, or build their own engine. But how many people can build a car capable of over 1,000mph? These people can.

By Jan. 27, 2014

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Engineers write programming language to help build synthetic DNA

Chemists could soon turn to a standardized set of instructions on how to program molecular interaction in a test tube or cell.

By Sep. 30, 2013

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Mama mia! Physics-themed 'Bohemian Rhapsody' rocks

A physics graduate student uses his scientific knowledge, and his pipes, to create an incredible a capella cover of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody."

By Sep. 18, 2013

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Superheroes + math + men's room = wacky shirt

Designer combines superheroes and supervillains with the internationally known symbols for men's and women's rooms to create absurd mathematical equations that he puts on T-shirts.

By Feb. 9, 2012

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Want to be better at math? Electric shocks could help

In ongoing research with children and adults, an Oxford University researcher finds that stimulating the brain with low-dose electrical currents could help improve learning.

By Feb. 14, 2014

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New year, new energy standards for fridges

Residential refrigerator and freezer energy standards are changing -- here's what you need to know.

By Jan. 22, 2014

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Scientists dissect the weather in 'Game of Thrones'

Is there a way to figure out when winter will finally come to Westeros and how long it will last? A group of graduate students turned to non-fictional astronomy and physics to search for an answer.

By Jun. 13, 2013

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Mac tip: Use Spotlight as calculator

For simple math problems, Mac users can get quicker results using Spotlight instead of the calculator.

By Jul. 18, 2011