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Science  15 Feb 2008:
Vol. 319, Issue 5865, pp. 899
DOI: 10.1126/science.319.5865.899b

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Using techniques from computational algebraic geometry, researchers announced stunning progress in solving large cases of what's known as the three-stamp problem at the Joint Mathematics Meeting.