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Physicists at a detector in Italy have long claimed to see the Universe’s missing mass — but copycat experiments don’t yet see the same

Organelles — the cell’s workhorses — mingle far more than scientists ever appreciated.

Palaeontologists have been urged to share 3D scans of fossils online, but a Nature analysis finds that few researchers do so.

The country has a plan to overcome the challenges experienced by other nations.

Synthetic DNA seems to behave like the natural variety, suggesting that chemicals beyond nature’s four familiar bases could support life on Earth.

Powerful gene-editing tool could help to diagnose illnesses such as Lassa fever early and rein in the spread of infection.

A planned $35-million upgrade could enable LIGO to spot one black-hole merger per day by the mid-2020s.

Researchers are struggling to assess the dangers of nondegradable compounds used in clothes, foams and food wrappings.

Bernard Wood explores a claim that our nearest cousins were our cognitive equals — and that birds had a part to play in that.

The first simulations of matter and antimatter particles swirling around a rotating black hole hint at the origins of the enigmatic jets.