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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | MacMegasite

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.

6 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

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

10 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | Switched

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

15 hrs ago | CiteULike

Statistical Modeling: The Two Cultures

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Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

19 hrs ago | 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

20 hrs ago | 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

WXOW-TV La Crosse

US Census Bureau sends out American Community Survey

The US Census Bureau is sending out a survey to certain residents. It's called The American Community Survey.


Related Topix: Science


New textbook introduces undergraduates to mathematics for the life sciences

Today's students in college biology and other science courses are increasingly being asked to analyze problems in quantitative ways, and now they have a new textbook to help them do so.


Related Topix: Science, Agriculture

Fox News

Hired! College Majors Bringing Hefty Paychecks

With colleges across the country once again opening their doors, we decided to look at majors that could lead to higher paying jobs.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Dentistry, Business News

Bellingham Herald

Drones, robots will help students learn math

The Laramie Boomerang reported Tuesday the school got a state grant to use robots, software and 3D printers to teach science, technology, engineering and math.


Related Topix: Robots, Science / Technology, Science, Laramie, WY

DFW Catholic

Assistant Professor of Mathematics - Franciscan University of Steubenville

The Department of Mathematics at Franciscan University of Steubenville invites applications for a full time, tenure track position at the assistant professor level to begin August 2015.


Related Topix: Steubenville, OH, Franciscan University of Steubenville, Science

Hispanic Business

Data Congruency: The Quick Fix for Rectifying the Industry's Continued Disregard for Science

In an increasingly competitive global economy, companies continue invest heavily in data analytics as a tool to win business.


Mon Aug 18, 2014

USA Today

An honest stock market update

An honest stock market update The yield on 10-year Treasury bonds fell from 2.42% to 2.38%.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Celebrities, Media, Will Ferrell, Paramount Pictures, Science

The Daily Beast

Iran's Math Genius Sheds Her VeilBy IranWire

She's the first woman ever to win the 'Nobel Prize of Mathematics,' and Iranians are as proud as they can be-within limits.


Related Topix: Science