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A new algorithm may help divvy up cake without leaving anyone unsatisfied.

Andrew Silver, Contributor

Fireworks are so advanced they turn into shapes like hearts, stars and even smiley faces. But have you ever wondered how they do that?

Karin Heineman, ISTV Executive Producer

Lecture hall

Few undergrads will enter careers in academia, but their training is geared to it.

Erin Ross, Contributor

Iceland's long genealogical records show that you have more in common with your siblings than your parents.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

A new movie tells the story of an underdog Indian mathematician.

Ramin Skibba, Contributor

The head's structure may not explain as much about an animal's posture as long believed.

Erin Ross, Contributor

The amateur playing with reigning Masters champ Jordan Spieth relies on physics knowledge and a unique set of clubs.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

To find a rumor source, social networks must be complex.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Fifth millennium B.C. skeleton and burial gifts.

A bitter battle can wage over human remains before they rest in peace.

Benjamin Plackett, Contributor

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