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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
Cats can infect other cats with virus that causes COVID-19
What’s Mars made of?
Hayabusa2 reveals more secrets from Ryugu
Researchers develop novel device to improve performance of underactive bladders
Abundant element to power small devices
Future of semiconductors is clear
CRISPR helps identify potential Alzheimer’s-related protein
Unprecedented 3D images of live cells plus details of molecules inside
Odor experts uncover smelly chemistry of lemur love
Odor experts uncover smelly chemistry of lemur love
Ultralight, flexible solar cell keeps tech in shape
Journey to center of Earth
Light driven proton pump in distant relative
A digital court for a digital age
Bacteria in rock deep under sea inspire new search for life on Mars
Better, safer batteries
Rapid, automatic identification of individual, live brain cells
A new window into psychosis
Hero proteins are here to save other proteins
Is life a game of chance?
STATICA: A novel processor that solves a notoriously complex mathematical problem
Leaking away essential resources isn’t wasteful, actually helps cells grow
What’s your brand?
Understanding how cells defend their genome against invaders
How social structures emerge
Forgetfulness might depend on time of day
Fundamental discoveries for future nanotools
Researchers add order to polymer gels
Japanese anime and zoos boost public interest in conservation of real-life animal characters
Small, fast, and highly energy-efficient memory device inspired by lithium-ion batteries
Tera from outer space
Chemists map an artificial molecular self-assembly pathway with complexities of life
How to build a chloroplast
By popular demand
Three gravitational-wave detectors sign agreement to begin joint observation
A laser, a crystal and molecular structures
Light work for superconductors
To grow or to flower
New hunt for dark matter
Magic wavelength of cadmium
Inspired by natural signals in living cells, researchers design artificial gas detector
Blink and you’ll miss it
Spin devices get a paint job