Mathematics in the real world: From brain tumours to saving marriages
Presenter: James Murray
Published: January 2010
Age: 18-22 and upwards
Views: 1050 views
Source/institution: Royal Society
Practical mathematical models are becoming an accepted part of most medical and scientific disciplines. A few of the more unlikely applications are justifying intertribal warfare, the benefits of cannibalism, how the leopard gets its spots and demonstrating the connection between badgers and bovine tuberculosis.