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Fashion gets physical
Solving the mathematics of drapery may help change the way we shop.
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Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Struggling for sixteen
A new attempt to solve Hilbert's 16th problem is causing controversy.
Researchers observe the Inverse Doppler effect for the first time.
Burning buried sunshine
How many ancient forests are in your tank?
Career interview: Audio software engineer
Skot McDonald talks to
about how he uses mathematics to understand music, and how he managed to combine his passions for music and computing to create a successful career.
Near miss or normal?
Is maths succeeding in putting astronomical threats in perspective?
Calling all code crackers
Fame, glory, and more importantly prizes are on offer in the National Cipher Challenge.
Just a little turbulence
Can researchers solve the mathematics of turbulence at the smallest scale?
LHC glimpses hint of new physics
Latest observations hint towards new particles.
The physics of elementary particles: Part I
It's amazing to think that our world is based on a handful of fundamental particles and forces. Find out how...
How does your garden grow?
The division of plant cells is governed by their shape – just one example of how maths may reveal the...
Find the gap
There's been progress on one of the biggest open problems in maths: the twin prime conjecture.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
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