Mathematics - General News

Cancer: Information theory to fight resistance to treatments

 Mathematics - General News
 21 July 2021
A major challenge in cancer therapy is the adaptive response of cancer cells to targeted therapies. Although this adaptive response is theoretically reversible, such a reversal is hampered by numerous molecular mechanisms that allow the cancer cells to adapt to the treatment. A team has used...

The physics of language

 Mathematics - General News
 14 May 2021
Can physics shed new light on understanding language? Sanjaye Ramgoolam tells us about his exciting new approach that brings together theoretical physics, mathematics and computer science. ...

Counting rose petals

 Mathematics - General News
 29 April 2021
The beautiful rose curve has an odd pattern to the number of its petals – this student and teacher team explain why... ...

Welcome to the world of symmetry

 Mathematics - General News
 02 March 2021
Explore the mathematical study of symmetry with this collection of content, which includes short introductions, in-depth articles, a podcast, and some magic! ...

Top Mathematics Writers Awarded Prizes at MAA MathFest

 Mathematics - General News
 08 September 2017
WASHINGTON, DC -- Awards for the year’s best mathematics writing were given on July 27 in Chicago by the Mathematical Association of America at MAA MathFest, one of the largest gathering of mathematicians in the country. “These award winners represent the best in mathematical writing, and we are...

Listen to Lockhart

 Mathematics - General News
 08 September 2017
Writing for Business Insider, Andy Kiersz recommends that "anyone who has any interest in math and math education" read Paul Lockhart's "A Mathematician's Lament." ...

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