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Scientists find a new method of storing information in DNA.
Beckham in his prime number
The number chosen by the England captain for his Real Madrid shirt is rich in mysterious connotations. But mathematician Marcus du Sautoy backs a new theory to explain why Beckham has plumped for
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How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
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