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The mathematics of movement can describe the behaviour of all types of organisms, from cancer cells to humans.

The mathematics of movement can explain the behaviour of many organisms, from cells to humans. This collection of content explores some this maths and its applications.

We talk to Stuart Johnston who uses mathematics to find out how noise pollution in the oceans impacts whales.

Daniel tells us about what drew him to maths, about random walks on unusual shapes, and about an exciting summer internship which allowed him to experience life as a maths researcher.

This year's Abel Prize has been awarded to Hillel Furstenberg and Gregory Margulis.

How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.

Backgammon is said to be one of the oldest games in the world. In this article, Jochen Blath and Peter Mörters discuss one particularly interesting aspect of the game - the doubling cube. They show how a model using Brownian motion can help a player to decide when to double or accept a double.

Who says that academics don't have a sense of style? Two researchers from the University of Cambridge's Department of Physics have brought a whole new sartorial dimension to the daily ritual of putting on a tie.