Author: Marc West

Chimps beat humans in numeracy test
Changing your facial appearance with maths
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.
Fractal Modelling of Pollock paintings called into question
Debate surrounds $25000 prize won by undergraduate for solving universal Turing machine problem
Mathematicians lead effort to build common model of the immune system
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Survival modelling of albums in the Top 100 casts light on the impact of file sharing
A Beautiful Mathematical Method for Modelling Viruses
With the rugby world cup in full swing, it's time to look at some numbers