A new understanding of the physics of conductive materials has been uncovered by scientists observing the unusual movement of electrons in graphene.
Galit Goldfarb begins with her own story — becoming bulimic as a teen, and determining to learn all she could about science and nutrition in college, and ye…
How solar and lunar eclipses work. Note: This is an update of a video we published in 2015. Sources: Getty Images https://www.amazon.com/Totality-Great-Ameri…
In physical sciences, certain quantities appear as integer multiples of fundamental and indivisible elements. This quantization of physical quantities, which is at the heart of our description of nature, …
Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory- grown cells to form living structures.
Scientists have discovered for the first time that adult mouse brains produce new cells in the amygdala, a finding that could eventually lead to better treatments for conditions like anxiety and depression, as well as a better understanding of the
New observations of stars orbiting the Milky Way’s central giant black hole confirm Einstein’s theory yet again
The first major results from the Dark Energy Survey signal the start of a new era of cosmology.
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An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics.
Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, contains vinyl cyanide, a molecule that may lead to life there, researchers say in a new study in the journal Science Advances.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists have developed a tech
Sci-Hub’s cache of pirated papers is so big, subscription journals are doomed, data analyst suggests
Analysis finds website can fulfill 99% of requests for scholarly papers
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There may be water — a good bit of it — deep inside the moon, scientists at Brown University say.
A plan to build self-sufficient floating cities outside of national borders features in the latest movie from our Dezeen x MINI Living video series.
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Elon Musk in 90 Seconds New York to DC in half an hour. Elon Musk — the serial entrepreneur who heads Tesla (TSLA), SpaceX and now The Boring Company — says he “just received verbal [government] approval” to build a new underground hyperloop network that can shuttle commuters between the two citie…
Yesterday, the European Space Agency said goodbye to one of its spacecraft that has helped pave the way for a new method of studying the Universe: the LISA Pathfinder, a car-sized probe that has…
A giant technology company will release up to 20 million bacteria-filled, buzzing mosquitoes this summer in Fresno, California.
A team of Russian and American scientists at Harvard University has created and tested the world’s first 51 qubit quantum computer. Mikhail Lukin, the co-founder of the Russian Quantum Center, says the new system’s capabilities make it easily the most complex computing machine of its kind.
Human follicular helper T cells engaging in synaptic interactions with germinal centre B cells release dopamine stored in chromogranin B+ granules, causing rapid externalization of ICOS ligand, which in turn enhances CD40L delivery to the synaptic cleft and synaptic contact, and results in an accelerated response.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot will get a flyby from NASA’s Juno probe.
As part of its shift toward high-tech businesses, the 125-year-old company, number 40 on our list of the 50 Smartest Companies, is threading artificial intelligence throughout its operations, starting with its scientists.
We employ deep multi-agent reinforcement learning to model the emergence of cooperation. The new notion of sequential social dilemmas allows us to model how rational agents interact, and arrive at more or less cooperative behaviours depending on the nature of the environment and the agents’ cognitive capacity.
âWe advise against the use of coconut oil,” the American Heart Association says in a new report.
Deep in the Earth, a series of experiments is revealing how life suffers when it’s deprived of background levels of radiation.
A look at the most promising global startups working with artificial intelligence.
A mathematical model normally used to study networks helped reveal the architecture of the brain.