A magician-turned-mathematician figures out how many times to shuffle a deck of cards before playing Old Maid
Computer scientists are developing programs to win popular games. In the process, they are developing solutions for other, more serious, puzzles.
Researchers discover that ancient Peruvians were tracking the skies 4,000 years ago.
Scientists’ discoveries about macaws may help these magnificent birds survive.
Mathematicians work out a fairer way for two people to share cake.
Microbes living in sand under the sea may produce gases such as propane.
An ancient bird had feathers on its legs that may have helped it fly.