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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Haptic Math App; model of how buds grow into leaves; Mathematical Model Explains How Hosts Survive Parasite Attacks; Sperm Can Do Calculus; Hit game shows like Deal or No Deal and Play Your Cards Right could be forced off air after gambling watchdog claims that they break the law; Mathematical Horoscopes; National Numeracy; Afraid of Your Child's Math Textbook? You Should Be.; Awards for statistical excellence in journalism; and much more.

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Haptic Math App

First model of how buds grow into leaves

Escaping Parasites and Pathogens: New Mathematical Model Explains How Hosts Survive Parasite Attacks

Sperm Can Do Calculus

Hit game shows like Deal or No Deal and Play Your Cards Right could be forced off air after gambling watchdog claims that they break the law

Mathematical Horoscopes

National Numeracy

Poor numeracy 'blights the economy and ruins lives'

'I was rubbish at maths'

Why do we need maths? It gives us fun things to play with, for a start

Sum dummies: Half of adults have the maths skills of an 11-year-old

Nation of maths dunces: 17 million adults would fail tests set for primary schoolchildren

49% of adults canâ€™t do basic maths

Afraid of Your Child's Math Textbook? You Should Be.

Awards for statistical excellence in journalism

Tan-gerine

BYU Mathletes

Pi vs. e

String theory and art in Cambridge

Maths Jam

2012-03-22 IMA East Midlands Branch The Hidden Maths of Sport by Rob Eastaway

87th European Study Group with Industry at the University of Limerick

The Complexity of the Puzzles of Final Fantasy XIII-2

Musical Algorithms

Strongly Connected Components 45: Neil deGrasse Tyson interview

Travels in a Mathematical World: Neil deGrasse Tyson: Culturally an academic

David Nelson on mathematical dictionaries

Interview with David Nelson

IMA Bulletin Volume 1, Issue 1

Picture this!, an interactive problem/puzzle

Have you used maths in the news in school?

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at samuel@acmescience.com

Find Samuel Hansen at samuelhansen.com and acmescience.com and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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