## The Mathematics of Terrorism

Seemingly random attacks contain an unexpected regularity: the same numerical pattern seen in Wall Street booms and busts.

http://discovermagazine.com/2010/jul-aug/07-the-mathematics-of-terrorism

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## Using mathematics to identify the good guys

## Dealing with the unexpected

**To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.**

## Microorganisms offer lessons for gamblers and the rest of us

**When it comes to gambling, many people rely on game theory, a branch of applied mathematics that attempts to measure the choices of others to inform their own decisions. It's used in economics, politics, medicine -- and, of course, Las Vegas. But recent findings from a Tel Aviv University researcher suggest that we may put ourselves on the winning side if we look to bacteria instead.**

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