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Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava awarded prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize
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Indian mathematician Nikhil Srivastava awarded prestigious 2021 Michael and Sheila Held Prize

Srivastava along with two colleagues solved long-standing questions in the field, uncovering a deep new connection between linear algebra, geometry of polynomials, and graph theory.

National Mathematics Day 2020: India celebrates birth anniversary of legendary mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan
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National Mathematics Day 2020: India celebrates birth anniversary of legendary mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan

Students of his age used to juggle with algebra, trigonometry and arithmetic problems but Ramanujan found theorems to solve tricky trigonometric problems.

IIT Indore introduces course delving into classical sciences, mathematics texts in Sanskrit
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IIT Indore introduces course delving into classical sciences, mathematics texts in Sanskrit

The course was started to in a bid to expose the present generation to ancient knowledge, an official from the institute said.

21-year-old Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash from Hyderabad wins ‘World’s Fastest Human Calculator’ title
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21-year-old Neelakanta Bhanu Prakash from Hyderabad wins ‘World’s Fastest Human Calculator’ title

Neelakanta was miles ahead of his Lebanese competitor, who came second by a massive 65-point difference. The third place was secured by a contestant from UAE

Sperm cells have fooled scientists for centuries: They don't 'swim', they move as their tails 'spin'
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Sperm cells have fooled scientists for centuries: They don't 'swim', they move as their tails 'spin'

Sperm 'drills' into the fluid like a spinning top by rotating around itself whilst its tilted axis rotates around the centre.

Job postings in STEM-related fields rise 44 percent in India in past 3 years: Report
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Job postings in STEM-related fields rise 44 percent in India in past 3 years: Report

Fed into the report are data from job postings and searches on 'Indeed' between November 2016 to 2019.

Mathematical genius Vashishtha Narayan's life is a tale for mental health awareness in India
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Mathematical genius Vashishtha Narayan's life is a tale for mental health awareness in India

After his death, his family are demanding a Bharat Ratna award, a central university named after him and a state holiday.

Dark matter existed in the universe even before the Big Bang, new research suggests
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Dark matter existed in the universe even before the Big Bang, new research suggests

The study also proposes a test for the origin of dark matter by looking at the distribution of matter in the universe.

Mexican mathematician solves decades old mathematical problem that could revolutionize lens design
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Mexican mathematician solves decades old mathematical problem that could revolutionize lens design

The solution will impact not just photography, but also astronomy, and medicine.

This math equation is driving Twitterati up the wall and back to school
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This math equation is driving Twitterati up the wall and back to school

The answer to 8/2(2+2) = ? is either 16 or 1 depending on if you use BODMAS or a calculator.

DU admissions 2019: St Stephen's College announces cut-offs; 98.75% required to pursue BA (Honours) in English, Economics
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DU admissions 2019: St Stephen's College announces cut-offs; 98.75% required to pursue BA (Honours) in English, Economics

For the Bachelor of Arts (BA) programme, candidates from the general category need to have at least 98 per cent as their 'best of four' marks if they are from commerce and science streams. Humanities students need to have a best-four percentage of 96.5. Commerce students need to have the best of four percentage of 98.75 for applying to the BA (Honours) in economics, while humanities and science students need to have 98.5 and 97.75 percent, respectively.

Pi Day: Pie puns and jokes apart, here are four reasons Pi is the best constant
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Pi Day: Pie puns and jokes apart, here are four reasons Pi is the best constant

Here are 4 compelling reasons this fantabulous & underrated constant matters to non-mathematicians.

Honey bees can solve math equations better than many humans can, study finds
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Honey bees can solve math equations better than many humans can, study finds

Findings suggest brain size & smarts aren't linked, & that math may be simpler than we make it out to be!

National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy
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National Mathematics Day: On Srinivasa Ramanujan's 131st birth anniversary, a look at his unique legacy

At an age when students struggle with algebra, trigonometry and arithmetic problems, Ramanujan not only mastered them but also found theorems to solve many trigonometric problems.

WBJEE 2019 registration to go on from 26 December to 22 January, revised exam date yet to be announced
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WBJEE 2019 registration to go on from 26 December to 22 January, revised exam date yet to be announced

Previously, the authorities had announced that WBJEE 2019 will be conducted on 19 May. However, due to a clash with the JEE Advanced 2019 examination, a notification has been released that a new date will be announced shortly.

Indian scientists put mathematics to work in treating cancer more effectively
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Indian scientists put mathematics to work in treating cancer more effectively

The mathematical model from the novel study could be applied to treat most cancers: Researcher.

Nine scientists win 'Oscars in Science', take home 2019 Breakthrough Prize
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Nine scientists win 'Oscars in Science', take home 2019 Breakthrough Prize

5 of them won the Breakthrough Prize in Life Science for finding powerful solutions to cure disease.

IIT JAM 2019: Registration begins on joaps.iitkgp.ac.in, last date to apply is 10 October
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IIT JAM 2019: Registration begins on joaps.iitkgp.ac.in, last date to apply is 10 October

Online registration for IIT JAM 2019 has begun on 5 September, 2018. The last date for registration is 10 October. The examination for Master of Science (MSc) will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur on 10 February.

RRB Group D Examination 2018: Pattern, section-wise marks released; recruitment likely to start on 17 September
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RRB Group D Examination 2018: Pattern, section-wise marks released; recruitment likely to start on 17 September

The details for the RRB Group D examinations have been released by the Railway Recruitment Board, including the syllabus, pattern, and mark scheme.

IIT JAM 2019: Examination scheduled for 10 February, registration to begin from 1 September on jam.iitkgp.ac.in
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IIT JAM 2019: Examination scheduled for 10 February, registration to begin from 1 September on jam.iitkgp.ac.in

IIT Kharagpur set the date for IIT JAM 2019 examination for 10 February, 2019. Candidates can register between 1 September and 10 October, 2018.