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Shakespeare? He's in my DNA
Scientists find a new method of storing information in DNA.
Beckham in his prime number
The number chosen by the England captain for his Real Madrid shirt is rich in mysterious connotations. But mathematician Marcus du Sautoy backs a new theory to explain why Beckham has plumped for
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What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Fighting epidemics with maths
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Meet the hyperbola
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The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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