## statistics

**Charlotte Mulcare**uses milk to show how maths and stats can provide genetic answers.

**Michael Blastland**and

**Andrew Dilnot**take a look at numbers in the media and show that a little maths goes a long way in unravelling dodgy media claims.

**Rob Eastaway**and

**John Haigh**find chance in church and work out the odds.

With the rugby world cup in full swing, it's time to look at some numbers

**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.