How do green algae manage a perfect breaststroke even though they haven't got a brain? The maths of synchronisation explains and even sheds light on human physiology and evolution.

This year we explore maths related to animals. Happy Christmas!

A mathematical look at democracy.

What do young researchers in maths and computer science work on? We find out at the Heidelberg Laureate Forum 2019.

Many things in nature seem to be striving for a purpose — the carefully choreographed flocking of birds is an example. Are these birds really smart enough to follow a common goal? Find out with these articles.

What is machine learning, what can it do, and is it ethical?

If you feel like snuggling up on the sofa with your headphones in, then try our advent calendar filled with some of our favourite Plus podcasts!

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) took place in Rio de Janeiro at the beginning of August. Here is all our coverage at a glance.