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If only the fittest survive, how can we explain the evolution of altruism? Mathematics has some answers.

Why a positive test result doesn't necessarily mean you have the disease.

Journey to the limits of computation with a number that's easy to describe but can't be calculated.

In the 1930s Alan Turing discovered a computer program that is logically impossible. What other limits are there to computation?

Are there problems computers will never be able to solve, no matter how powerful they become?

Here's the ancient proof that there are infinitely many prime numbers.

Why a DNA match doesn't necessarily prove your guilt.

Is time real? Are we just puppets living out a future already written? Marina Cortês explains why she thinks time is fundamental and that we don't live in a block universe.