Author: Marianne Freiberger

The company 23andMe made headlines by launching its DNA testing service in the UK. But how are the risks of developing a disease calculated?

A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.

Here is our review of the film portraying mathematician and code breaker Alan Turing.

Why maths is an important tool in the fight against Ebola.

Why there is a limit to how much better computer chips can get and what it's got to do with black holes.

The complex maths of weather and climate.

How maths helps us understand and fight infectious diseases.

An impossible equation, two tragic heroes and the mathematical study of symmetry

If you like to have your mind blown cosmology is a great field to go into. But is it science?

Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?