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3 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Inequality in NZ worsens over decade

Inequality between New Zealand's European, and Maori and Pacific populations has worsened over the past decade, according to a new study.


Related Topix: Science

7 hrs ago | Voice of America

Global Warming Slowdown Trapped in Ocean

General view of beach shows breaking waves along the ocean beach front in Biarritz on the southern Atlantic Coast of France, Feb. 6, 2014.


Related Topix: Science, University of Washington

11 hrs ago | The Now Newspaper

MINTY: B.C. is a hotbed for arts and culture

British Columbians are more likely to participate in arts and cultural events than other Canadians.


Related Topix: Science

14 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

Several People Taken Into Custody At York County DUI Checkpoint

The Pennsylvania State Police will be participating in the National Labor Day crackdown on drunk driving which runs from August 13th until September 1st.


Related Topix: York County, PA, Life, Holidays, Labor Day, Dauphin County, PA, Science

15 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

"Inflation, exchange rate data not credible"

The 2012 running mate of the opposition New Patriotic Party, Dr Mahmoud Bawumia, says Ghana's Official inflation and exchange rate data are not credible.


Related Topix: Science, 9

18 hrs ago | UTV

NI pupils continue to excel in GCSEs

Pupils in Northern Ireland have continued to excel at GCSE level, as this year's exam results show the number of entrants awarded A* grades has risen to almost a tenth.


Related Topix: Science

22 hrs ago |

Casio offers expression and fashion in the classroom for back to school

Back to school season is here! It's time for much-needed back-to-school shopping.


Related Topix: Watches, Cameras, Science

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Clarksville Online

ACT Recognizes Tennessee for "Unusual and Impressive" Test Gains

Nashville, TN - Tennessee's composite ACT score showed its largest gain in more than a decade, and increased more than it has since the state began testing all students in 2010, according to scores released today by ACT.


Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Tennessee, Tennessee Government, Nashville, TN, Science

Burlington Times News

Witness for Sheriff refutes traffic stop study

The rate at which Alamance County deputies stopped Hispanics at checkpoints isn't significant compared to data from agencies in a number of nearby counties - and is even lower than in some of those locations, according to an expert witness.


Related Topix: Alamance County, NC, Duke University, US News, Science


Function Space Brings Collaborative Scientific Learning to iOS

Today, Function Space, the most comprehensive social learning network for science, is announcing the launch of its iOS app.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Education Etc.


R programming language gaining ground on traditional statistics packages

The R programming language is quickly gaining popular ground against the traditional statistics packages such as SPSS, SAS and MATLAB, at least according to one data statistician who teaches the language.


Related Topix: Programming Languages, Science / Technology, Blog News

Business Wire

Statisticians Launch Effort to Highlight Fast-Growing but Little-Known STEM Career

Initiative aims to increase interest in statistics field, expected to see a shortage of up to 190,000 professionals by 2018 )-- The American Statistical Association , the oldest and largest organization of professional statisticians, today launches an effort to educate students, parents, teachers and counselors about careers in statistics.


Related Topix: Science


Here's How To Steady A Wobbly Table Using Nothing But Math

Wedging a piece of folded paper under a leg is one way to steady a wobbly table.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Princeton, NJ, Chemistry, Biology


Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures

To insert individual citation into a bibliography in a word-processor, select your preferred citation style below and drag-and-drop it into the document.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

The Citizens' Voice

Sem hosts math education workshop for teachers

Discovering a new approach to teaching geometry and other math forms, and incorporating web-based technology into teaching, was the purpose of a recent workshop held at Wyoming Seminary Upper School.


Related Topix: Science, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Family

Colorado Springs Independent

Even well-paid engineers need to know how to put words together

Last June, Business Insider published an article that maintained the "decades-long war against English and the other humanities has succeeded in many ways," and continued on to describe the fallout.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Science, Science / Technology, Robots

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Not Even Wrong

Grand Unification of Mathematics and Physics

I'm not sure whether this slogan is likely to annoy physicists or mathematicians more, but in any case Edward Frenkel deserves some of the blame for this, since he describes the Langlands program as a Grand Unified Theory of mathematics, which further is unified with gauge field theories similar to the Standard Model.


Related Topix: Science, Physics

The Independent

Russell Lynch: On the wrong track?

Outlook Rail fares will be higher than they should be for millions of commuters next January because of the number produced by a flawed measure of the cost of living, the retail prices index, which stood at 2.5 per cent in July.


Related Topix: Science

News Observer

As Wake reaches a million residents, can it keep up?

How fast has Wake County grown? The answer is statistical, with 100,000 more residents coming in the last four years alone.


Related Topix: Wake County, NC, Science, Cary, NC, Orange County, NC, Durham County, NC, Chapel Hill, NC

Seeking Alpha

The Curious Mathematics Of Moving Averages

F. Scott Fitzgerald once penned a short story called " The Curious Case of Benjamin Button ," about a fellow born old who grew younger as time passed.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Science, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button