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## Erica Klarreich's Articles

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## Virtual Surgery

Computer simulations of blood flow in the heart allow doctors to test surgical innovations before trying them on patients. - Feature
## Sensor Sensibility

Networks of tiny computerized sensors that adjust their function as needed may soon pervade our environment. - News
## Big prize for unlikely research

A New York University mathematician has won one of the highest prizes in mathematics for figuring out the likelihood of unlikely events. - News
## Functional Family: Mock theta mystery solved

Mathematicians have solved a legendary Indian mathematician's final problem. - Feature
## Crafty Geometry

By mastering traditional handicrafts such as knitting and crocheting, mathematicians are better able to understand complex surfaces. - Feature
## The Mind of the Swarm

Mathematics is helping explain how animals form flocks, swarms, and schools. - News
## Fields Medals: Mathematicians win awards for geometry, physics, and probability

Fields Medals have been awarded to four mathematicians, including Grigori Perelman, who proved a famous conjecture about the shapes of higher-dimensional spheres. - Feature
## Springfield Theory

Over many years, the popular animated TV series The Simpsons has included numerous references to mathematics on the show. - Feature
## Pushing the Limit

Scientists are moving closer to constructing superefficient, noisefree data-transmission codes. - Feature
## Pieces of Numbers

A long-sought proof has forged an intriguing link between numbers expressed as sums and as products.