Author: Rachel Thomas

A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Skot McDonald talks to Plus about how he uses mathematics to understand music, and how he managed to combine his passions for music and computing to create a successful career.
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
Harold Shipman could have been detected earlier by monitoring the death rates of his patients.
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.