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  • Wed, 11 Sep 2019 11:42:02 +0000: Focusing on key sustainable development goals would boost progress across all, analysis finds - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
    The world could make greater progress towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by prioritizing a subset of the goals rather than pursuing them all equally, a first-of-its-kind mathematical study reveals.
  • Tue, 10 Sep 2019 17:42:56 +0000: Mathematical model could help correct bias in measuring bacterial communities - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
    A mathematical model shows how bias distorts results when measuring bacterial communities through metagenomic sequencing. The proof-of-concept model could be the first step toward developing calibration methods that could make metagenomic measurements more accurate.
  • Mon, 09 Sep 2019 19:42:11 +0000: Good at math? It means little if you're not confident - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
    Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes -- unless you don't have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, new research suggests. In two studies, researchers found that the key to success in personal finances and dealing with a complex disease was a match between a person's math abilities and how comfortable and assured he or she felt using those skills.
  • Mon, 09 Sep 2019 14:45:34 +0000: The ever-winning lottery ticket: Mathematicians solve a dusty mystery - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
    After years of work, mathematics researchers have answered a mysterious half-century-old riddle. The mystery was all but forgotten until a Danish researcher heard about, and then decided to tackle it.
  • Fri, 06 Sep 2019 17:40:11 +0000: Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved -- using real life planetary computer - Mathematics News -- ScienceDaily
    Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, mathematicians have solved the final piece of the famous 65-year-old math puzzle with an answer for the most elusive number of all - 42.