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- Math Trek
## The Sudoku solution

Mathematicians use Sudoku to understand a mysterious, powerful algorithm.44 years ago - Math Trek
## The happiness virus

Two studies apply social networking ideas to data from health studies of thousands of people, and suggest different interpretations of how contagious happiness or other experiences can be.44 years ago - Math Trek
## Traveler's Dilemma: When it's smart to be dumb

Some game theory paradoxes can be resolved by assuming that people adopt multiple personae, and aren’t rational.44 years ago - Math Trek
## Florence Nightingale: The passionate statistician

Florence Nightingale pioneered the use of applied statistics to develop policy and developed novel ways of displaying them.44 years ago - Math Trek
## How to (really) trust a mathematical proof

Mathematicians develop computer proof-checking systems in order to realize long-sought dreams of fully precise, accurate mathematics.44 years ago - Math Trek
## Shuffling the cards: Math does the trick

44 years ago - Math Trek
## Unknotting knot theory

New techniques are beginning to unravel the mysteries of knots, revealing a great mathematical superstructure in the process.44 years ago - Math Trek
## A frustrating view of complexity

44 years ago - Math Trek
## Counting how votes count

A rational person will vote, economists show, as an act of altruism.44 years ago - Math Trek
## Rating the rankings

The U.S. News & World Report rankings of colleges and universities are largely arbitrary, according to a new mathematical analysis.44 years ago