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New, ultrastable tetrahedral “chiral zinc” added to synthetic chemistry toolbox
Delayed Arctic ice advance tracked back to atmospheric conditions near Alaska months prior
Farthest galaxy in universe
Ancient migration was choice, not chance
Hobby-Eberly Telescope Dark Energy Experiment survey begins full operations
Obesity changes cell response to glucose, uses slower metabolic path in mouse liver
Astronomical instrument hunts for ancient metal
Alternative gene control mechanism based on organization of DNA within nucleus
A pressure sensor at your fingertips
Recent climate extremes have driven unprecedented changes in deep ocean
Tips for making nanographene
Weighing space dust with radar
Robotic AI learns to be spontaneous
Rise of relationship herbivore – Japanese increasingly single, disinterested in dates
New kind of superconductivity discovered
Fighting food fraud from farm to fork with a mobile ingredient tracing system
Water on ancient Mars
Simple software creates complex wooden joints
Highly selective membranes
Supergiant Betelgeuse smaller, closer than first thought
High-capacity tape for era of big data
Printing organic transistors
80-year-old antibiotic redesigned for new medical uses
Timing life of antimatter particles may lead to better cancer treatment
Rodent ancestors combined portions of blood and venom genes to make pheromones
New extreme ultraviolet facility opens for use
Ryugu’s rocky past
Modern theory from ancient impacts
Great Barrier Reef ‘glue’ at risk from ocean acidification
Different responses in individual cells give muscles more control
Giant leap for molecular measurements
Plant living with only one leaf reveals fundamental genetics of plant growth
Observing ancient neutrinos
Future mental health care may include diagnosis via brain scan and computer algorithm
Photonic crystal light converter
Recycling Japanese liquor leftovers as animal feed produces happier pigs and tastier pork
Music on brain
Responses to cyberbullying
Fish fossils become buried treasure
UTokyo joins COVID-19 data exchange
High-speed atomic video
Genetic study reveals similarities and differences of COVID-19 and SARS viruses
Killing coronavirus with handheld ultraviolet light device may be feasible
Limits on evolution revealed by statistical physics
A small twist leads to a big reaction
More effective human antibodies possible with chicken cells
Higgs boson and superconductivity
A soft touch for robotic hardware