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17 June 2014
What is the length of a spiral around a paraboloid? This is an interesting application of integral calculus, involving an environmentally friendly cooker design.
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9 August 2013
How do we get the message out about saving corals from destruction? Here’s one way involving community crochet.
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28 June 2013
How do we compare pollution caused by different substances and give meaningful health advisories? Singapore’s current haze season gives an example.
30 April 2013
The 17-year cicada is due to emerge in north-eastern parts of USA in Spring 2013.
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12 November 2012
How can we enjoy music while traveling on noisy public transport? What is the math behind noise canceling headphones?
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28 May 2012
How can we use math to save collapsing fish stocks? Mathematical modeling is the key.
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27 January 2012
This video shows how we can improve our lives using sensing data.
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26 October 2011
There will soon be 7 billion of us. How can the world sustain population growth on this scale? Do you know how many people there are in the world right now?
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16 October 2011
Today is World Food Day. Here’s how one country plans to improve its precarious food situation.
1 September 2011
Here’s a useful discovery by a 13 yr-old, using math and good observation skills.
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