mathematics

How Does Meat Change When It's Cooked? 

by Springer
By treating meat as a network of flexible polymers surrounded by flowing moisture, computer models can accurately predict how much it will shrink when cooked

Brewing a Better Espresso, With a Shot of Math

by Cell Press

An international team of researchers finds that fewer coffee beans, ground more coarsely, is the key to a drink that is cheaper to make, more consistent from shot to shot, and just as strong