Mathematicians can now predict your social networks A team of mathematicians have developed a formula to predict how people meet. The results could help scientists understand how diseases are transmitted.

Can maths help me win the Lotto? The lotto draw is completely random. But can mathematics up your chances of a win?

Scientists build most advanced DNA computer to date New DNA-computer performs simple multiplications by fusing DNA strands together.

Mathematician will regulate your emotions with music A mathematical model will help users of online music services to find the music that best suits their mood.

Science communication: 'you're allowed to spice things up' How do you make the abstract world of mathematics fascinating to a broad audience? A Q&A with award-winning mathematician Cédric Villani.

A prized theory of visual attention In 1990, a Danish psychologist proposed a mathematical formula which enabled scientists to measure our attention. He recently received a prestigious Danish research award for his work.

Care urged in labelling poor math learners Children’s problems in learning maths should be taken seriously. But nobody gains from being labelled as being "bad at maths" at a tender age.

Mathematician discovers possible diabetes cure A new mathematical analysis reveals that a simple boost of the immune system may cure type 1 diabetes. Swedish research confirms the mathematical calculations.

Einstein to shed light on black holes Danish scientists are trying to unify Einstein’s theory of relativity with quantum mechanics to find out how the universe came into existence.

Tomorrow’s super surgeon is a robot Scientists have developed a mathematical method to guarantee the patient’s safety when the surgery is performed by a robot.

Your household appliances can be hacked The neighbour’s kid hacks your washing machine and terrorists switch off the power in your city. These are likely future scenarios with modern technology. But now a researcher has set out to combat this.

A new formula for avoiding supermarket queues How do you avoid queues at the supermarket? A researcher shows the way with mathematics.