Just as Achilles' heel was an unguarded weakness that ultimately brought down a hero of Greek mythology, dogmatic devotion to traditional statistical methods threatens public confidence in the institution of science.
Mathematician John Nash died in a car accident May 23 at the age of 86, ending a dramatic story of genius.
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SURVIVING THE SEMIFINALS Brazilian soccer players track the ball in a 2014 World Cup semifinal match against Germany. A new study offers strategies for the four semifinalists in a competition.
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