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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
Terrorists' code of honour
Dreaming the dream
Why cosmologists worry about isolated brains that randomly fluctuate into existence.
In a lower dimension
Could the world be simpler than our senses suggest?
Meet the hyperbola
It might not be as familiar as the circle or parabola, but it's definitely worth getting to know the...
Who made the laws of nature?
What gives an equation the right to call itself a law?
Five Martin Gardner eye-openers involving squares and cubes
This week would have been the 100th birthday of Martin Gardner, who is deservedly credited with turning on...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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