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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
How to approximate the English language using maths.
Blown off their feet
Two mathematicians' visit to the desert sheds new light on avalanches.
Maths in a minute: What's average?
Why the humble average can be grossly misleading.
What is infinity?
Take a trip into the never-ending.
Folding a piece of paper in half might be easy, but what about into thirds, fifths, or thirteenths? Here is...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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