This New York Times article profiles Noam Elkies, a rare "triple-prodigy" in math, chess and music.
This article from Science Daily shows one application for math in the field of medicine.
Using her background in mathematics, one researcher at the University of Houston helps doctors design stents, for example, that will aid medical professionals in their work and will help patients in speedier and better treatment. If you are interested in mathematics, but not sure how to use it, consider medical research and design.
Here’s another listing of five top careers for students with math skills.
"For those with a substantial background in mathematics, an unlimited number of career opportunities are available, " the article reports. See what math can do for you.
Microsoft just unveiled new add-ins for its 2010 Office Suite which include a handy new math feature.
According to a company statement, "Microsoft Mathematics Add-in for Word and OneNote makes it easy to plot graphs in 2D and 3D, calculate numerical results, solve equations or inequalities, and simplify algebraic expressions in your Word documents and OneNote notebooks."