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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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'Game of Thrones' math: How many dragons could a dire wolf eat?

Crave's Michael Franco puzzles out a "Game of Thrones" question that's been nagging him for as long as winter's been coming. How many Targaryen dragons would one Stark dire wolf need to eat to survive?

By Mar. 14, 2014

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'Math Bites' show with Danica McKellar makes numbers hip

Get weekly tips on how to incorporate math into your daily life using catchy tunes, puppets, and surprising celebrity cameos thanks to actress Danica McKellar's new show on the Nerdist Channel.

By Feb. 12, 2014

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Amazon buys math education company TenMarks

Amazon continues to make a push into education tech, an area Apple's been trying to conquer as well.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Microsoft's unXcellent math adventure in new Surface 2 ad

A new billboard for the Surface 2 features an Excel calculation that seems not to stand up when, for example, using one's fingers.

By Nov. 10, 2013

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Yep, Apple's A7 looks twice as fast -- at least for fractal math

A detailed look at the Frax app's 90 percent performance boost on the iPhone 5S shows why Apple's A7 chip isn't a marketing gimmick -- even if the advantages aren't strictly because of a 64-bit design.

By Oct. 10, 2013

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Google's Euler doodle highlights an O.G. math star

The search engine celebrated Tax Day by paying tribute to one of the original numbers guys on his 306th birthday.

By Apr. 15, 2013

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How math causes physical pain

Scientists use brain scans to discover that those who experience anxiety about math problems have brain responses similar to those who are being physically hurt.

By Nov. 2, 2012

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Playful new NY math museum not for squares

The message at New York's new Museum of Mathematics is simple: math is everywhere. Even the bathroom, where pentagonal sinks go down to a triangular base, is called a mathroom.

By Mar. 4, 2013

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Moebius House a super-sized strip of math wonder

If you've ever wanted to live in a mathematical head-scratcher, the Moebius House is the home for you.

By Jan. 2, 2013