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- Math Trek
## Good Stories, Good Math

Young children who show sophisticated story-telling skills go on to demonstrate greater mathematical ability.7 years ago - Math Trek
## Math on Fire

A supercomputer model fed by real-time data is beginning to make sense of the seemingly unpredictable movement of wildfires.7 years ago - Math Trek
## Mathematical Fortune-Telling

A researcher uses game theory to predict the outcome of political and business challenges, including the current dispute with Iran over nuclear technology.7 years ago - Math Trek
## The Ignobility of Wrinkles

A theoretical study of the way skin, apple peel, and bedsheets wrinkle has won this year's Ig Nobel Prize in Physics.7 years ago - Math Trek
## A Tangled Tale

A piece of string tumbled over and over quickly develops knots, explaining why your headphone cords are always in a tangle.8 years ago - Math Trek
## A Prayer for Archimedes

A long-lost work by Archimedes shows his subtle grasp of the notion of infinity, and how close he was to developing calculus.8 years ago - Math Trek
## Beating the Bush for Patterns

Across some arid landscapes, sparse vegetation grows in fractal patterns that hold clues to its resilience.8 years ago - Math Trek
## The Essence of Group Conflict

Eruptions of open conflict between ethnic or religious groups have a lot to do with the way communities are geographically distributed.8 years ago - Math Trek
## Separate Is Never Equal

Economic forces alone can explain why social segregation leads to inequalities in wealth and achievement.8 years ago - Math Trek
## May the Best Team Win

In sports leagues and playoffs, the strongest teams often don't triumph, but redesigning the schedule of games can improve their chances.8 years ago