Whether you're aware of it or not, the language you use to express yourself follows strict mathematical principles.
A brief introduction to the famous nurse and statistician.
A useful tool for spotting trends in data.
A little bit of maths can go a long way in telling the truth from lies.
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.
Why a time-honoured statistical tool is becoming problematic.
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.