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News on Mathematics continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

4 hrs ago | EETimes

Re: good news

The appropriate statistics for a billion features is +/-6sigma. And it shouldn't be 5-10% of the nominal dose.

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8 hrs ago | IBerkshires

Mathematics Professor Satyan Devadoss Receives Teaching Award

Williams College Professor of Mathematics Satyan Devadoss has received the 2014 Northeastern Section Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics, bestowed by the Mathematical Association of America.

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Related Topix: Science, Williams College, Stanford University, Southern Connecticut State University

10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

One new thing leads to another, says math

Here's your cool math for the day: a model showing that when one new thing happens, more will follow.

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Cornell University, US Politics, US News

13 hrs ago | Advocate

40 Under 40: It's Probably A Good Idea to Listen to Nate Silver

While Nate Silver is among the best at predicting election outcomes - if not the best - that hasn't earned him unconditional love in Washington, where he still sometimes finds himself an outsider looking in.

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Related Topix: Books, The Signal and the Noise, Journalism, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Science, Blog News

14 hrs ago | VietNam News

Thai woman arrested with 4kg of cocaine

Pantimoong Narisara, of Thailand, was arrested on Wednesday at Tan Son Nhat International Airport for transporting nearly 4 kilos of cocaine into Viet Nam.

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Related Topix: Nguyen Tan Dung, Science

18 hrs ago | CiteULike

Mutual enrichment in ranked lists and the statistical assessment of position weight matrix motifs

BACKGROUND:Statistics in ranked lists is useful in analysing molecular biology measurement data, such as differential expression, resulting in ranked lists of genes, or ChIP-Seq, which yields ranked lists of genomic sequences.

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Related Topix: Science, Biology, Molecular Biology

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Dallas Morning News

UTD professor maps out prominent births, deaths

The movies look like images of distant galaxies. Yet they depict something far closer to home: the migration patterns of prominent Europeans and Americans over the last 2,000 years.

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Related Topix: University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX, Science, us Travel, Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Examiner.com

Top 5 worst American cities to live in

Think of the city with the most crime in America, and, naturally, Chicago tops the list .

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Related Topix: Science, Little Rock, AR

Northern Life

More Sudburians support breastfeeding in public: Study

According to a new Statistics Canada study, 91 per cent of people in Sudbury and surrounding districts support breastfeeding in public.

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Related Topix: Science

Townhall

Pavlich Destroys the Left's "Female Empowerment" Movement at D.C. Conference | Kara Jones

Townhall 's Katie Pavlich is tired of the way the Left repeatedly defines women "by the pills they take, by their body parts, and as victims of their gender."

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Related Topix: Health Insurance, Health, Science, Women's Health, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Fauquier.com

Lord Fiarfax math teacher wins global award

Lord Fairfax Community College's Cheryl Brindle was named a winner of a Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Course, which recognizes faculty and course designers from schools, colleges and universities around the world who develop exciting and innovative courses that represent the very best in technology and learning.

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Related Topix: Blackboard, Media, Science

RedOrbit

New Gadget Helps The Vision Impaired To Read...

Image Caption: Senior Lecturer Dr Iain Murray and PhD student Azadeh Nazemi developed a digital reading system for people who are blind, allowing them to read graphical material.

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Related Topix: Science

Sofia News Agency

Bulgaria's population shrinks further

Bulgaria's population has shrunk by 0.5% year-on-year to 7.245 million in 2013, maintaining the rate of decline from the previous year, official figures showed on Thursday.

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SciDev.Net

Africa's 'sluggish data collection needs a revolution'

Donors and countries in Africa need "revolutionary" changes to turn the tide on "bad data", as well as to insulate data from politics, according to a report on the data revolution in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Related Topix: Science

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Examiner.com

Study: Women at higher risk for depression

Depression can strike at any age, but women are at a higher risk for experiencing depression, especially after age 40. Statistically, women are twice as likely to develop clinical depression as men, with one in four women suffering a depressive episode at some point in their lives.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Science

Crain's Cleveland Business

Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor MSA ranks ninth nationwide in number of new construction jobs

The number of construction jobs in the Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor Metropolitan Statistical Area grew 15% in June from the like month a year ago.

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Related Topix: Science, Cleveland, OH, Hinckley, OH

World Magazine

Are STEM majors getting the new 'universal' degrees?

While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C. "I'm interested in finding more meaning in my work, rather than stability," she said.

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Related Topix: Science

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights?

Is 2014 the deadliest year for flights? After three airline crashes in one week, travelers may wonder if, statistically, the skies are getting more dangerous.

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Related Topix: Science, Travel

Times of Oman

Information buses' to provide Oman's growth statistics

Muscat: To mark the occasion of the 44th Renaissance Day, the National Centre for Statistics and Information launched a new initiative to provide information.

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Related Topix: Oman, Middle East, World News, Science

ITworld

Twitter acquires image search firm Madbits

Madbits, a year-old company that uses deep learning technology to assign relevant information to raw images, has sold itself to Twitter, according to the Madbits website .

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Related Topix: Social Software, New York University, Science, Computer Science

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