## probability

**Winner of the schools category**. Dice are invaluable to many games, especially gambling games, but instead of playing with ordinary 1-6 numbered dice here are two interesting alternatives - with a twist!

**Runner up in the general public category**. "Lies, damned lies, and statistics..."

**Ben Parker**tells us how to tell good statistics from bad, and make sure your cat is well-fed.

**Andrew Stickland**explores the dangers that face the unwary when using a single number to summarise complex data.

**information theory**to explain how to cut down the number of tests significantly, by pooling samples of blood.

**John D. Barrow**challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.

**John D. Barrow**challenges readers to estimate the errors that aren't found from the errors that are.