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Science News October 20, 2007 Julie Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: The Ignobility of Wrinkles A mathematician and physicist working together won an Ig Nobel Prize for the study of rumpled sheets: Despite the lightheartedness of the prize, the team's work has been in earnest. 
Science News October 13, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: A Tangled Tale A jostled string forms knots quickly and there is an entire branch of mathematics devoted to understanding the formation of these knots. 
Science News October 6, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: A Prayer for Archimedes A longlost text by the ancient Greek mathematician shows that he had begun to discover the principles of calculus. 
Science News September 22, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: The Essence of Group Conflict A mathematical model shows that separation with poorly defined boundaries leads to ethnic violence. 
Science News September 15, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Separate Is Never Equal A mathematical model for understanding the interaction between social segregation and economic inequality. 
Science News September 8, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: May the Best Team Win Designing a sports schedule so the strongest team prevails: The winner of the Superbowl or World Series is that season's bestperforming team. Right? Wrong, according to scientists. 
Science News September 1, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Kidney Matchmaking A new method of matching patients and donors could make transplants possible for thousands more. 
IEEE Spectrum September 2007 Steven Cherry 
Bet on It! Can a stock market of ideas help companies predict the future? 
IEEE Spectrum September 2007 Robert W. Lucky 
Math Blues Has mathematics disappeared behind the screens of our monitors, as have so many other subjects since engineering began to center increasingly on writing software? 
Science News August 25, 2007 Julie J. Rehmeyer 
Math Trek: Squashing Worms A mathematician and theoretical computer scientist at Microsoft Research has mathematically analyzed the question of which computers to patch first when a mutating worm is spreading through the Internet. 
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