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Researcher figures out how sharks manage to act like math geniuses

( —Bioresearcher Andy Reynolds with Rothamsted Research in the U.K., believes he has solved the mystery of how sharks act like math geniuses—they simply turn away from turbulence, he ...

Wed 17 Sep 14 from

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Stanford mathematician first female winner of Fields prize

Maryam Mirzakhani and three others honored

Wed 13 Aug 14 from Science Now

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Professor quantifies how 'one thing leads to another'

( —"One thing led to another," people often say. Events, discoveries and relationships are triggered by something previous. The iPhone case was designed only because the iPhone was ...

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Happy Pi Day!

How are you celebrating?

Fri 14 Mar 14 from Science Now

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Life of 3.14159...

BERNIE'S BASICS: Some of the most complex equations in science sport a familiar symbol from childhood - Pi. But what has 3.14159 got to do with general relativity and quantum physics?

Tue 12 Mar 13 from ABC Science

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First woman wins prestigious Fields Medal in mathematics

Written by: William Atkins | Published in: EnergyMaryam Mirzakhani, a professor of mathematics at Stanford University in California, has become the first woman to win the highest honor bestowed ...

Thu 14 Aug 14 from iTWire

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Crick DNA Nobel medal gets $2 million at auction

CEO of Chinese regenerative medicine company claims highest bid.

Thu 11 Apr 13 from Nature News

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That figures: Professor who had to work at Subway dazzles world of maths after solving centuries-old prime number riddle

A university professor who was forced to work at Subway when he couldn't find a job as an academic has solved a prime number riddle that has puzzled the best mathematical brains for centuries.    

Tue 21 May 13 from The Independent

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Getting to the bottom of foamy physics

New model describes the evolution of bubble clusters

Sat 11 May 13 from Physics World

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Real-world Civilisation game shows impact of war

A model similar to the computer game Civilisation recreates human history and shows the importance of warfare in stabilising society    

Wed 25 Sep 13 from Newscientist

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