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The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the fundamental laws underlying biology.

A brief introduction to bits and why they're not the same as 0s and 1s.

What are the mysteries that still remain in particle physics?

It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how it all fits together.

Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?

What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?

David Spiegelhalter's new book Sex by numbers takes a statistical peek into the nation's bedrooms. In this interview he tells us some of his favourite stories from the book. Read the article or watch the video!