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How lizards get their spots

Each scale on an ocellated lizard coordinates its colour with its neighbours.

Wed 12 Apr 17 from Nature News

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Is This The Most Sinister Tesla Model S Ever?

It could be the most sinister Tesla Model S we've ever laid eyes on. Is This The Most Sinister Tesla Model S Ever? was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, ...

Fri 14 Apr 17 from CleanTechnica

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Three University of Utah Professors Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

University of Utah professors Bradley R. Cairns, Ph.D., professor and chair of Oncological Sciences and senior director of Basic Science; Dana Carroll, Ph.D., distinguished professor of Biochemistry; ...

Wed 12 Apr 17 from Newswise

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With new technology, mathematicians turn numbers into art

Once upon a time, mathematicians imagined their job was to discover new mathematics and then let others explain it.

Wed 5 Apr 17 from

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67-year-old German man solves complex maths problems

Thomas Royen, 67, from Schwalbach am Taunus, near Frankfurt, was brushing his teeth when the solution to the Gaussian correlation inequality (GCI) struck him in 2014.

Tue 4 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

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How to Bake Pi: A livestreamed public lecture

Eugenia Cheng uses unexpected examples from music, juggling, and baking to demonstrate that maths really can be made fun and intriguing for all.

Wed 5 Apr 17 from Cosmos Magazine

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Flash Physics: Wavelets pioneer bags Abel Prize, astronomers find huge magnetic fields, modelling ice bridges

Today's selection of need-to-know updates from the world of physics

Wed 22 Mar 17 from Physics World

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Oilers can end 11 year playoff drought with win over the Kings tonight

The Edmonton Oilers can end a streak of 11 consecutive seasons of missing the Stanley Cup Playoffs with a victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at Rogers Place. ...

Tue 28 Mar 17 from AXS

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New twist on sofa problem that stumped mathematicians and furniture movers

Most of us have struggled with the mathematical puzzle known as the "moving sofa problem." It poses a deceptively simple question: What is the largest sofa that can pivot around an L-shaped ...

Mon 20 Mar 17 from

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No Coffee-Cancer Link: That's Improbable!

(MedPage Today) -- Also, what medieval punctuation was used most often?

Sat 25 Mar 17 from MedPageToday

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