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An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.

Where did it come from? How do organisms use it without self-destructing? And what else can it do?

Analysis reveals the gas clouds that the far-flung spacecraft will encounter.

Updated version of DeepMind’s AlphaGo program behind mystery online competitor.

The racket that Egyptian fruit bats make when jammed next to each other contains information about food, sleeping arrangements and mating attempts.

Ability to do spectroscopy on antihydrogen may provide new test of fundamental physics.

40 years later, researchers have found more hominin footprints at the world-famous site, called Laetoli. They comprise tracks from two more individuals, including those of a man who would have weighed 48 kilograms and stood 1.65 metres tall, larger than any other Australopithecus in the fossil record. Researchers have named him Chewie, after the 2-metre-tall Star Wars character Chewbacca.

Sensitive mass spectrometry and innovative cell-sampling techniques allow researchers to profile metabolites in single cells, but the field is still in its infancy.

Modified bacterial enzyme taught to make bonds that evolution avoids.

The drug, and others based on the ‘amyloid hypothesis’, are still being tested in other, different trials.