# Articles

Now it's the turn of mathematicians to help to improve the communities of the future.

A hundred pounds is a lot more to someone who's poor than to a millionaire. But how do you measure such differences? Utility theory has the answer.

There have been accusations that the modelling projecting the course of the pandemic was too pessimistic. Are they justified?

Find out about the beautifully intuitive concept that lies at the heart of calculus.

Mathematicians help with clearing the massive NHS backlog for heart conditions.

Calculus has long been key to describing the world. Now fractional calculus is providing new ways of describing complex systems.

This year's Abel Prize goes to the "true virtuoso" Dennis Sullivan.

When you let go of the notions of distance, area, and angles, all you are left with is holes.

Whether you are a bird hunting caterpillars or a neuron processing information, the marginal value theorem helps you maximise your bang per buck.

The maths behind the S-curves that allow us to tell if a new variant is on the rise.