The Seven Million Dollar Maths Mystery
This week, we're investigating the Millennium Prize Problems - a set of mathematical equations that, if solved, will not only nab the lucky winner a million, but also revolutionise the world. Plus, the headlines from the world of science and technology, including why screams are so alarming, how fat fish help the human fight against flab, and what's the future of money?
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The decay-fighting ingredient in toothpaste - sodium fluoride - can predict your heart attack risk.
The Cambridge University Eco Racing team have unveiled
their solar powered car, Evolution ahead of the World Solar
A binge-eating fish in Mexico shares a genetic mutation
found in obese people but unlike humans, these fish stay
healthy. How do they do it?
You can pay for your shopping using your iPhone, thanks to Apple Pay! How is this and tech like it changing the way we manage our money?
Screaming is something we're all programmed to do but why and what makes a scream so alarming?
The Millennium Maths Problems, if solved, could revolutionise our World but what will it take to crack them? And what will the benefits be?
Primes are the atoms of number theory, but we still can't work out how they're distributed on a number line...
If the Navier Stokes equation is solved, it would lead to advances in a huge number of fields, including travel, medicine and engineering...
If you have to pop the shoe shop, the bank and the grocers, which way is quickest? How do computers work this out and how accurate is it?
One of the seven problems have been solved but the Russian who found the solution refused the money. We hear his story...
I make my own bread using a breadmaker. I am also a keen countryside walker. When I see a wheat field I often wonder what area of a field does it take to make enough flour for a large wholemeal loaf?