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Want facts and want them fast? Our Maths in a minute series explores key mathematical concepts in just a few words.
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PhD student Daniel Kreuter tells us about his work on the BloodCounts! project, which uses maths to make optimal use of the billions of blood tests performed every year around the globe.
In 2014 Thierry Bousch published a solution to The Reve`s puzzle (four pegs version). His article is here http://bit.ly/rvspzl2014 and an English rendering of Bousch’s approach appears here http://bit.ly/tohbook2ed. Just recently there appeared a flawed article in DMAA claiming a proof of the Frame-Stewart conjecture, but a group of authors wrote http://bit.ly/FSCnote, so the FSC with five or more pegs remains an open problem.