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So easy to describe, yet so hard to prove.

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?

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

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