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Author: Marc West
Aping around with numbers
Chimps beat humans in numeracy test
Changing the face of science
Changing your facial appearance with maths
'The tiger that isn't'
Mathematics is the language of science. Clear, simple, fundamental. Perhaps because of this purity, numbers can be the slaves of spin-doctors, politicians and an unscrupulous media.
Rollicking pollock debate
Fractal Modelling of Pollock paintings called into question
Debate surrounds $25000 prize won by undergraduate for
universal Turing machine problem
Modelling the immune system
Mathematicians lead effort to build common model of the immune system
2007 Nobel Prizes won by mathematicians
Ground breaking work in uncovering optimal funding mechanisms in financial markets
Modelling digital music file sharing
Survival modelling of albums in the Top 100 casts light on the impact of file sharing
A symmetry approach to viruses
A Beautiful Mathematical Method for Modelling Viruses
Some sporty stats
With the rugby world cup in full swing, it's time to look at some numbers
The future of proof
Will computers ever replace human mathematicians?
Why we want proof
What are mathematical proofs, why do we need them and what can they say about sheep?
Find the gap
There's been progress on one of the biggest open problems in maths: the twin prime conjecture.
Emmy Noether: Against the odds
Emmy Noether, pioneering female mathematician, died 80 years ago.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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