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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
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Kissing the curve
From a smile to a line drawing by Picasso, curves bring great beauty to our world. But how curvy is a curve?
The power of good questions
Asking good questions is an important part of doing maths. But what makes a good question?
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Scared of swine flu? Avoid children!
New analysis of the 2009 swine flu pandemic in the US shows that the pandemic wave was surprisingly slow, and...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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