## statistics

A brief introduction to the famous nurse and statistician.

A little bit of maths can go a long way in telling the truth from lies.

*Plus*is here! This article looks at one of the central questions of dating: how many people should you date before settling for something serious?

Why a positive test result doesn't necessarily mean you have the disease.

Why a DNA match doesn't necessarily prove your guilt.

Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the central limit theorem.

David Spiegelhalter's new book *Sex by numbers* takes a statistical peak into the nation's bedrooms. In this interview he tells us some of his favourite stories from the book.

David Spiegelhalter's new book *Sex by numbers* takes a statistical peek into the nation's bedrooms. In this interview he tells us some of his favourite stories from the book. Read the article or watch the video!