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Artificial intelligence is changing all our lives - even the lives of mathematicians! Yang-Hui He tells us about his exciting new conjecture, developed with the help of AI, that reveals patterns in the prime numbers that look like flocks of birds.
Find out about this important new technology and be part of the conversation.
The mathematics of movement can describe the behaviour of all types of organisms, from cancer cells to humans.
How does maths help in tackling infectious diseases? Join Julia Gog to find out in this series of videos and articles, and have a go at modelling diseases yourself!
As COP28, the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference, kicks off we look at how maths can help understand the climate crisis.
Don't like plant-based meat alternatives, but want to spare animals and the environment? There's hope on the horizon, aided by a good helping of maths.
Andrew Wiles's proof of Fermat's Last Theorem solved a centuries-old problem by opening a door onto the future of mathematics.
How can maths help to understand the Southern Ocean, a vital component of the Earth's climate system?
Are you curious about maths and the world? Then explore plus.maths.org to stay connected with mathematics: from the maths of everyday life to the latest current research!
The age of Big Data poses a risk to our privacy as even anonymised data can sometimes be linked to individuals. Differential privacy provides a way of protecting sensitive information even when some of it is made public.
How does artificial intelligence manage to produce reliable outputs? Stochastic gradient descent has the answer!
Here's a tour of some of the interesting things generative AI has achieved recently — from Hollywood to advertising!
Mathematics is an indispensable tool in physics, but can physics solve problem in maths? Find out more in this article.
We celebrate Women in Mathematics Day with a look at three amazing women from the history of mathematics.
If you've flipped heads 10 times what's the next flip most likely to be? Bayes' theorem has the answer, not just for the coin, but for the pursuit of science generally.
"The 20th century was the interaction of geometry and physics, and the 21st century is the interaction of number theory with physics." Find out why in our conversation with Yang-Hui He!
We look at the recent rise in measles cases, why it has led to a national health incident being declared, and what can be done to avert the threat.