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Author: Marc West
Aping around with numbers
Chimps beat humans in numeracy test
Changing the face of science
Changing your facial appearance with maths
'The tiger that isn't'
Mathematics is the language of science. Clear, simple, fundamental. Perhaps because of this purity, numbers can be the slaves of spin-doctors, politicians and an unscrupulous media.
Rollicking pollock debate
Fractal Modelling of Pollock paintings called into question
Debate surrounds $25000 prize won by undergraduate for
universal Turing machine problem
Modelling the immune system
Mathematicians lead effort to build common model of the immune system
2007 Nobel Prizes won by mathematicians
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Modelling digital music file sharing
Survival modelling of albums in the Top 100 casts light on the impact of file sharing
A symmetry approach to viruses
A Beautiful Mathematical Method for Modelling Viruses
Some sporty stats
With the rugby world cup in full swing, it's time to look at some numbers
Outer space: Where to stand to look at statues
John D. Barrow tells us how to get the best view!
How many melodies are there?
Given there's a finite number of notes on a scale, can we still find a brand new melody? Perhaps they've all...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Trisecting an angle with origami
How to solve an ancient problem in a few folds.
Solving quadratics in pictures
How to derive the famous quadratic formula from pictures, just like the Babylonians did.
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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