Archive: 9/12/2008

Why do some bird species lay only one egg?

( -- Why do some species of birds lay only one egg in their nest, while others lay 10 or more? A global study of the wide variation among birds in this trait, known as the "clutch size," now provides biologists ...

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The crash of 2008: A mathematician's view

Markets need regulation to stay stable. We have had thirty years of financial deregulation. Now we are seeing chickens coming home to roost. This is the key argument of Professor Nick Bingham, a mathematician at Imperial ...

dateDec 09, 2008 in Mathematics
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