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Code Breaking on a Chip

Code Breaking on a Chip

New Scientist reports a remarkable breakthrough on two fronts - quantum computing and the security of encryption.


Mathematics helps to fight cancer

Mathematics helps to fight cancer

Mathematicians are using their skills to understand how cancer cells grow and then to use this to understand the spread of the disease in the body.


President 2011 - 2012

President 2011 - 2012

Paul Andrews to be the MA President for the year 2011 - 2012


How long is a piece of paper?

How long is a piece of paper?

Have you ever tried to fold a piece of paper - and then keep on folding it?


Maths 'no better than in 1970s'

Maths 'no better than in 1970s'

Pupils are no better at maths now than they were 30 years ago - despite a rise in exam grades, a study suggests.


To the nth dimension

To the nth dimension

In a feature in the New Scientist entitled Beyond space and time: Fractals, hyperspace and more there is a a graphic and thought provoking look at the idea of 'dimension'


Credit crisis and risk

Credit crisis and risk

The credit crisis would not have been as bad if investment banks’ risk management systems worked well


Chartered Mathematics Teacher is launched

Chartered Mathematics Teacher is launched

What is a Chartered Mathematics Teacher?