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Rebecca Lea Morris

Mathematics

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Academia should incentivize mathematicians to make their work more accessible

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Math papers that are difficult to understand prevent scientists from learning about tools they can use in their research

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Meet Sophie Germain, the amateur mathematician who worked on number theory's toughest problem

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Germain, or "Monsieur LeBlanc" to her professors, took a bold and creative approach to life and math

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Retracted papers continue to circulate on social media, spreading misinformation

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We should all be diligent about vetting the research we share — here's how

Privileged researchers are over-represented in open access literature

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Male STEM researchers at prestigious institutions are more able than others to make their papers open access

Mathematicians hope digital "proof assistants" will fix the field's own replication crisis

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Computer programs can be better than humans, but they're not perfect

Despite a mistaken mathematical proof, you do only need four colors to make a good map

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Alfred Kempe's 1879 proof of the Four Color Theorem contained a mistake. Nearly a century, later his work was vindicated

Science and philosophy can, and should, coexist

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MC Hammer's recent tweet has sparked a conversation about the complementary nature of these two fields

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We must reckon with our ableism if we want healthcare to work for people

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People who had COVID-19 may need long-term care — the US healthcare system isn't ready

Olivia Bernard

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Neuroscience has a part in why you're playing Taylor Swift's songs on repeat

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Taylor Swift literally has music down to a science

Sarah Anderson

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Retracting publications doesn't stop them from influencing science

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"Zombie papers" keep on getting cited, with huge ripple effects

Fanni Daniella Szakal

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