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  1. Overnight News Digest -- "It May Contain Gold, But It Still Stinks" EditionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Daily Kos

    by Lila Guterman The 2015 Abel Prize, sometimes called the Nobel Prize of mathematics, will go to John F. Nash Jr. and Louis Nirenberg for work on partial differential equations, which are important in both pure math and describing natural phenomena. ...

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  2. Undermining women's issues with misleading statisticsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | The Flat Hat

    Take a cursory glance at any social media platform and you're just a click away from an article titled something like, "Women still make 77 cents to the man's dollar" or "Gender wage discrimination: Women make 23 percent less than men." From Hollywood to the White House to Williamsburg, 77 cents to the dollar is a firmly entrenched statistic.

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  3. Driving the data revolutionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Between 2001 and 2011, over 450 million people in the Asia-Pacific region were brought out of poverty, but 772 million people still live on less than $1.25 a day. The number of women in the region dying because of pregnancy has about halved since 2000, while disasters over the past five years have cost the region $501 billion.

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  4. Reality U: Real-life budgeting lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | KCTV5

    One of the biggest complaints about the modern education system is from high school graduates who say they finish school knowing history and trigonometry, but not how to balance a checkbook or pay utility bills. Thursday a group of sophomores at Schlagle High School got a taste of reality when they participated in Reality U .

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  5. Choice provided by right-to-work will help Wisconsin's union membersRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    Many wonder how right-to-work laws will affect Wisconsin. To see how, consider another question: Do monopolies help or hurt customers? Until now, unions have had a monopoly in many Wisconsin workplaces.

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  6. Beautiful mind adds Abel to NobelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 26: An 86-year-old American mathematician who battled mental illness for years and gained celebrity status through the Nobel Prize, a biography and a Hollywood film has been selected for a prestigious mathematics award for what some of his peers consider his best work. John Nash, who spent his career at Princeton University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will share the Abel Prize for 2015 with Louis Nirenberg, a 90-year-old Canadian-born mathematician, the Norwegian Academy of Sciences and Letters announced yesterday.

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  7. Mathematician reveals formula to find a perfect mateRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    ... along who is better than everyone they have met before". Dr Fry has publishing a 116-page book entitled The Mathematics of Love . Some of her statistically proven tips include always being prepared to approach a would-be mate, finding a ...

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  8. This Is How We Can Get More Women Working In TechRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Refinery 29

    ... engineering, two fields that make up more than 80% of the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and applied mathematics) workforce, and which have remained stubbornly male-dominated despite an increase in gender equity in many other areas. In ...

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  9. Population estimates pinpont fastest-growing counties in Mass.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Nashoba Publishing Online

    The fastest-growing county in Massachusetts between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014, was Nantucket, whose population rose 2.7% percent over the period. Nantucket was followed by Dukes , Suffolk , Middlesex and Plymouth .

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  10. Stage 2 Planning and the Progression to Stage 3 at the PV Statistician ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pharmaceutical Engineering

    Industry continues to gain experience and apply various statistical and risk-based approaches to meet the criteria described in the FDA Process Validation Guidance. For instance, there are multiple ways to answer questions such as, "Is the process for commercial manufacture," and "how will I monitor the process going forward?" at the end of Stage 2. The upcoming ISPE Statistician Forum on 14 - 15 April 2015, in Silver Spring, MD , will continue the dialogue statistical and risk-based approaches.

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  11. Pompeii on SF Bay?Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Econbrowser

    Will a minimum wage increase induce an apocalyptic conflagration of small businesses and low wage employment? Here's one prediction: This is not the time to force businesses to raise prices by laying-off employees in order to stay in business. What good is raising the minimum wage if prices go up? What good is raising the minimum wage if there are no jobs available? Businesses will be forced to raise prices in order to absorb a 26% pay increase.

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  12. FactChecking Ted Cruz, Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | FactCheck.org

    In announcing his presidential candidacy, Sen. Ted Cruz painted a bleak picture of "economic stagnation" and "record numbers" of small-business failures. He's off base on both counts.

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  13. Engineers develop new methods to speed up simulations in computational grand challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ECNmag

    Engineers at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new family of methods to significantly increase the speed of time-resolved numerical simulations in computational grand challenge problems. Such problems often arise from the high-resolution approximation of the partial differential equations governing complex flows of fluids or plasmas.

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    6 hrs ago | Business in Wokingham

    When you join a group, other members will be able to see your profile and message you. The group logo will be visible on your profile unless you change that setting.

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  15. Undecided NSW voters leaning toward minor parties, Vote Compass findsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    Undecided voters are leaning toward minor parties and education tops their concerns, data gathered by the ABC's Vote Compass indicates. Of more than 60,200 people who used the tool, 9 per cent said they were still undecided on which party they would vote for on Saturday.

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    7 hrs ago | CIO

    Tracking sports statistics was once viewed as the domain of the organization's techies. But more and more, data is driving the action on and off the field.

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  17. Ghana Statistical Service Adimts Error in Website data as they challenge Dr BawumiaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Ghana Statistical Service is admitting putting up erroneous data after NPP Vice Presidential aspirant criticized government's handling of the economy describing it as undisciplined and incompetent. At a news conference in today , Government statistician, Dr. Philomena Nyarko says there were rather serious issues with figures put out by the former deputy governor of the Bank of Ghana.

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  18. Does the Pirates spring training record mean anything?Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Rum Bunter

    Mar 13, 2015; Bradenton, FL, USA; A general view of McKechnie Field during the fourth inning of the game between the Minnesota Twins and Pittsburgh Pirates . Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Andrew McCutchen cut his hair , Starling Marte is tearing the cover off the ball, Jeong-ho Kang has looked like a AA player since his home run heard 'round the world in the Pirates spring training universe.

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  19. The Seasonality Of Apple In AprilRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    There are a number of ways to initiate the process of generating a trading idea. One of my favorites is to use statistical analysis to determine if a stock or index moves in a predictable manner at some point in the future.

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  20. More - Big IdeasRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Maths has nothing to do with numbers! It's all about concepts and logical reasoning. Cedric Villani brings us a passionate exposition of the beauty of mathematics and why it matters.

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