Author: Rachel Thomas
Mathematics is helping machines decide when is the best time to interrupt us with a call or email.


Researchers have used mathematical modelling to understand the evolution of the influenza virus.

The mathematics of Grigori Perelman may earn him a million dollars, if no holes are found in his proof of the Poincaré Conjecture.

Win cold hard cash and bring mathematics to the people by entering the THES and OUP science writing competition.

The work of Donald Coxeter, who died on 31 March 2003, will continue to inspire both mathematicians and artists.

Winning the first Abel Prize just might elevate mathematician JeanPierre Serre to celebrity status!

As the largest experiment ever conducted on GM crops ends, environmentalists are concerned that the maths might not add up.

Scientists have for the first time measured the speed of gravity and tested Einstein's assumption  or have they?

Some molecules  thalidomide, for example  come in both left and right handed versions, while others are indistinguishable from their reflections. Plus finds out about the role of mathematical symmetry in chemistry.
