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This month's Notices contains a potpourri of stimulating mathematical ideas. The topics range from gender equity to a hundred-year-old revolution in mathematics thought to the ideas of Wigner about the effectiveness of mathematics. The Scripta Manent this month is about university presses and mathematical publishing. The Doceamus is about teaching with cognitive-demand tasks. Happy reading!--Steven G. Krantz, Editor (pp. )

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Debunking Myths about Gender and Mathematics Performance

Jonathan M. Kane and Janet E. Mertz

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Is There a Crystal Lattice Possessing Five-Fold Symmetry?

Michal Krizek, Jakub Solc, and Alena Solcova

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A Revolution in Mathematics? What Really Happened a Century Ago and Why It Matters Today

Frank Quinn

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A Perspective on Wigner's "Unreasonable Effectiveness of Mathematics"

Jason Scott Nicholson

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Mathematics of Planet Earth 2013
Christiane Rousseau

Letters to the Editor

The Calculus of Selfishness--A Book Review
Reviewed by Olle Häggsträm

Numbers: A Very Short Introduction--A Book Review
Reviewed by Rafe Jones


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