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A game you're almost certain to lose...

What are the challenges of communicating from the frontiers of mathematical research, and why should we be doing it?

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*Maths on the move*!Maths meets politics as early career mathematicians present their work at the Houses of Parliament.

Celebrate this year's International Women's Day with some of the articles and podcasts we have produced with women mathematicians over the last year!

This is all wrong: the parents start out with only 2 million base pairs of their genome ( 3 billion base pairs) different from each other. Although 1/2 your genes come from each parent 99.933 % of those genes are identical 2 x 10^6 / 3 x 10^9 = .00067 = .067%. That's why we all, save a very few, have 2 arms, 2 legs, 7 cervical vertebrae, etc. are are defined as a species. If parents had only 1/2 their genes in common they would be life forms at all, or at least one of them wouldn't.