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Career interview: Biomechanical engineer
explains how engineering can allow you to explore the unknown, from understanding how mechanical structures bend to investigating the way genes affect the shape of embryos.
And now, the weather...
Umbrella or no umbrella? New advances in weather forecasting will help us dodge hurricanes and protect against floods.
When will they blow?
Can maths help save lives by making more accurate predictions of future volcanic eruptions?
Maths for the broken-hearted
A mathematical understanding of what makes our hearts beat could save lives.
Career interview: Fluid mechanics researcher
studies the fluid mechanics of food travelling through the intestines for consumer goods giant Unilever.
Count-abel even if not solve-abel
The 2004 Abel Prize celebrates one of the great landmarks of 20th century mathematics.
Understanding the noise
A mathematical approach might simplify studying how our genes operate.
Imaging maths - Inside the Klein bottle
In the first of a new series 'Imaging Maths',
takes an illustrated tour of an extraordinary geometric construction: the
Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
The maths of February 29
Find out why leap years exist, why you have to wait 400 years for your birthday pattern to repeat, and why...
Maxwell's equations and the secrets of nature
Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Maxwell's equations we talk to physicist John Ellis about what they...
It from bit?
Does reality arise from information? What does this even mean? Anton Zeilinger explains the impact of John...
Perfect birthday gift for GIMPS
Prime number enthusiasts discover new largest prime with 22,338,618 digits.
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