There’s math in Native American beadwork, African fabrics, modern music, and even cornrow hairstyles.
Our brains seem to come equipped with systems for estimating amounts and adding numbers.
Monkeys can match the number of faces they see to the number of voices they hear.
A computer search has turned up the largest prime number yet found.
Mathematics can help decide whether a painting is a forgery or a group effort.
Researchers are tracking down why some types of cicadas emerge in vast numbers only once every 17 years.
Flipping a coin may not be the fairest way to make a choice.
Animal mathematicians are teaching scientists a thing or two about numbers.