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Untangling DNA with Knot Theory

Untangling DNA with Knot Theory

At AN18, Mariel Vazquez employed topological concepts from knot theory to demonstrate that cells detangle DNA with optimal efficiency.

The Unwinding Number

The Unwinding Number

Early programmers had to write their own procedures to implement complex arithmetic and transcendental functions.

Obituary: Gregory Kriegsmann

Obituary: Gregory Kriegsmann

It is with great sadness that we note the passing of mathematician Gregory Anthony Kriegsmann in May 2018.

Wormlike Micellar Solutions, Polymers, and Mucins

Wormlike Micellar Solutions, Polymers, and Mucins

Pam Cook spoke about molecular-level modeling of materials that exhibit similarly schizoid behavior during her AN18 Julian Cole Lectureship.

Information Theory in Earth and Space Science

Information Theory in Earth and Space Science

Recent advances in information theory enable our understanding of the dynamics of abrupt climate changes.

Changing the Way We See Sports – with Computer Graphics

Changing the Way We See Sports – with Computer Graphics

Kai Berger works as a computational scientist and machine vision researcher at Genius Sports Media.

Changes Coming to CBMS Regional Conferences

Changes Coming to CBMS Regional Conferences

Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the NSF-CBMS Regional Research Conferences in the Mathematical Sciences.

Reproducible BLAS: Make Addition Associative Again!

Reproducible BLAS: Make Addition Associative Again!

Hardware and software vendors and standards committees are addressing the challenge of reproducibility.

The Moon Sine

The Moon Sine

In this month's column on "Mathematical Curiosities," Mark Levi contemplates moon angles and the lunar tilt illusion.

ICIAM Announces 2019 Prizes

ICIAM Announces 2019 Prizes

The International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics is pleased to announce the winners of the five ICIAM prizes for 2019.

New NSF Supplemental Funding Opportunity

New NSF Supplemental Funding Opportunity

The National Science Foundation continues its investment in programs that directly advance the STEM workforce.