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  • Math Trek

    Cutting a Pie Is No Piece of Cake

    Mathematicians find that slicing a pie into fair pieces is harder than divvying up a sheet cake. The problem is that pie cuts are radial, not parallel.
  • Math Trek

    Ancient Islamic Penrose Tiles

    Medieval Islamic artisans developed a process for creating elaborate, nonrepeating patterns now associated with Penrose tiles.
  • Math Trek

    Ancient Islamic Penrose Tiles

    Medieval Islamic artisans developed a process for creating elaborate, nonrepeating patterns now associated with Penrose tiles.
  • Feature

    Fractal or Fake?

    A physicist who uses fractals to investigate the authenticity of some paintings attributed to Jackson Pollock finds that the works may be fake. But is the flaw in the paintings or in the fractal analysis?
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    Food for Thought

    Salmon Safety

    Scientific advice on the subject of how much salmon it is safe to eat has been confusing.

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  • Feature

    Digital Fingerprints

    New methods to identify Internet users by their behavior can uncover criminals online, but these techniques may also track millions of innocent users.
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    Food for Thought

    Drinking During Pregnancy Emerges As a Possible Male-Infertility Factor

    Alcohol consumption during pregnancy increases the risk of undescended testicles in boy babies, and it may contribute to later fertility problems even in boys born without the defect.

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