# Mathematics

### Science olympics

## A place for girls in mathematics

A girls-only competition seeks to create a more welcoming environment for female talent in the subject

By Redação

### Video

## Predicting the spread of a disease

Altay de Souza, an epidemiologist and host of the podcast Naruhodo!, explain how the models which predict the coronavirus advance are built

By Redação

### Video

## These parrots use probability to get food

Biologist Amalia Bastos shows that birds from New Zealand can make calculations that so far only humans and chimpanzees were known to use

By Redação

### Computer Science

## Discriminatory algorithms

How artificial intelligence assumes discriminatory behavior and what science can do to prevent it

By Suzel Tunes

### Science olympics

## A place for girls in mathematics

A girls-only competition seeks to create a more welcoming environment for female talent in the subject

By Redação

### mathematics

## The first woman to win the Abel Prize

American mathematician Karen Keskulla Uhlenbeck is the first woman to win the Abel Prize, one of the most important awards in mathematics

By Redação

### Zoology

## Bees capable of adding and subtracting

*Apis mellifera* bees can learn to recognize quantities

By Redação

### History

## Roughly 1.5 million Jews killed in just three months

Between August and October of 1942, at the height of Operation Reinhard, 500,000 Jews per month were taken to concentration camps and killed in occupied Poland

By Redação

### Cover

## Mimicking the brain

Artificial intelligence as a scientific field was borne from mathematical studies in the 1940s

By Suzel Tunes

### Mathematics

## Brazil among the world’s mathematical heavyweights

In January, the International Mathematical Union (IMU) approved the country's promotion into group 5,

By Redação

### Marcelo Viana

## Marcelo Viana: A mathematician 30 hours a day

Impa's director talks about Brazil's entry in the elite group in mathematics

By Redação

### mathematics

## Trigonometry on a 3700-year-old tablet from Babylon

Trigonometry on a 3700-year-old tablet from Babylon

By Redação

### Atmospherical Sciences

## The chaotic mathematics of whirlwinds

Computational model forecasts the stages of whirlwinds

By Redação

### 15th FCW prize

## FCW prizewinners

Mathematician Jacob Palis and composer Edu Lobo are the winners

By Redação

### Interconnectivity

## Traffic on the net

System enables vehicles to exchange information about urban traffic

### Thomas Lewinsohn

## Thomas Lewinsohn: Amplitude to think

Ecologist integrates evolution and physical and mathematical models