THE government has been accused of devaluing GCSEs with proposals to introduce a “two for the price of one” maths qualification.
On average, there are as many prime numbers for which the sum of decimal digits is even as prime numbers for which it is odd
FIVE years ago, Londoner Ashley Revell sold his house, all his possessions and cashed in his life savings. It raised £76,840.
New Scientist reports a remarkable breakthrough on two fronts - quantum computing and the security of encryption.
Mathematicians are using their skills to understand how cancer cells grow and then to use this to understand the spread of the disease in the body.
Paul Andrews to be the MA President for the year 2011 - 2012
Have you ever tried to fold a piece of paper - and then keep on folding it?
Pupils are no better at maths now than they were 30 years ago - despite a rise in exam grades, a study suggests.
In a feature in the New Scientist entitled Beyond space and time: Fractals, hyperspace and more there is a a graphic and thought provoking look at the idea of 'dimension'
The credit crisis would not have been as bad if investment banks’ risk management systems worked well