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Bracing for the storm
A model borrowed from engineering may help save coral reefs
How to measure a million
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Who wants to be a millionaire?
Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
Career interview: Fluid mechanics researcher
studies the fluid mechanics of food travelling through the intestines for consumer goods giant Unilever.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
The Sun, the Moon and trigonometry
A little trig helps to find the relative distance to the Sun and Moon.
Fight Ebola with your computer
A crowdsourced computing project looks for molecules that can disable the Ebola virus.
Let them eat cake — and drink vodka
Language analysis shows how the nation's tastes have changed.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The 2014 Plus advent calendar
In this year's advent calendar we bring you some of our favourite books and other mathematical toys, so you...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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