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Carnival of Mathematics #103

Welcome to the 103rd Carnival of Mathematics! The number 103 is prime, and it’s the “older” twin of a pair of twin primes as well—or is it the “younger” twin because it comes later?...

October 18, 2013 — Evelyn Lamb

Guest Post 5: Accommodasians don’t make waves.

Please welcome our fifth guest post, from AmasianV! In the aftermath of SciAm’s recent snafu handling of DNLee’s post, in which she recounted her interaction with an editor who called her an “urban whore,” Sci asked me to guest blog for a series of posts aimed at getting more diverse voices heard...

October 17, 2013 — Scicurious

The Heritability of Intelligence: Not What You Think

One of the longest standing assumptions about the nature of human intelligence has just been seriously challenged. According to the traditional “investment” theory, intelligence can be classified into two main categories: fluid and crystallized...

October 17, 2013 — Scott Barry Kaufman

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