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Science News August 18, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Calculating the Word Spurt A simple mathematical argument explains why children suddenly learn lots of new words. 
Science News August 11, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Cracking the Cube Solving Rubik's Cube gets one move quicker. 
Science News August 4, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Cloudy Crystal Balls Computer models may never be able to predict climate accurately. 
Science News July 28, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: A Twist on the Mobius Band Researchers work out the shape of a paper strip. 
IEEE Spectrum July 2007 Suhas Sreedhar 
Checkers, Solved! You might have to find a new game to play on your computer or cellphone soon, because checkers will only frustrate you. Even if you play it perfectly  without any mistakes, choosing the best strategy in each situation  you'll have absolutely no chance of winning. 
Science News July 7, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Sudoku and Graph Theory Mathematicians find new clues to the popular puzzle. 
Science News June 30, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
A Golden Sales Pitch A design incorporating the golden ratio makes blue jeans aesthetically pleasing, or so the manufacturer claims. 
IEEE Spectrum June 2007 Kenneth R. Foster 
Mathematics and More Maple and Mathematica, two venerable mathematics programs that combine symbolic, graphics, and numeric capabilities, have upped the ante in their competitive race. Whether new features are musthaves or mere bells and whistles depends on your point of view. 
Science News June 16, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Summing Up Literature Statistical analyses of literary texts provide new insights about novels. 
Science News June 2, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Trisecting an Angle with Origami Here's how a paperfolding technique can solve a classic math problem. 
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