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Bracing for the storm
A model borrowed from engineering may help save coral reefs
How to measure a million
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Who wants to be a millionaire?
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
Maths in a minute: n-body problems
Why too many bodies present a problem.
Don't judge a black hole by its area
Find out how some black holes are bigger on the inside than they are on the outside.
Explaining weirdness with weirdness
A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.
What the eye can't see
From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.
Maths in a minute: The central limit theorem
Opinion polls, election forecasts, testing new medical drugs — none of these would be possible without the...
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