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Scientists look to expand crime solving by genetics

Scientists use computational models ways to use genetic ancestry databases to solve crimes could potentially be expanded.

Urschel: We can bring math into kids’ real lives

An offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens tells us about a new project he's working on to help get kids excited about the math they use every day.

Modeling a food web with math

A significant mathematical model describing the nature of food webs was published a year ago. It could change how ecosystem is taught at all levels in our schools.

Kids use math to build bridges in Ky.

Engineering & math lend themselves to project-based learning to take school curricula and map it to real-world problem solving.

After some trigonometry, horses get their hay

Some ranchers at a high school in Colorado needed to use their trigonometry skills to build a giant steel bale feeder for their horses.

Using calculus, police investigate traffic accidents

Sometimes a little visit from members of the law enforcement community can show students how math plays a relevant role in the world.

Tollway's 55-mph limit threatens safety for new drivers

A speed limit of 55 mph on the Illinois tollway may actually make the road more dangerous, especially for new drivers, a k a teenagers fresh out of driver's ed.

Strike zone graphic on TBS playoff games

A brief look at the mathematics (and a little physics) behind the strike zone graphic TBS is using for the baseball playoff games.