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Proof at the nexus of pure mathematics and algorithms puts ‘quantum weirdness’ on a whole new level.

Normal body temperatures are a fraction of a degree colder than they were in the nineteenth century.

From a painful pinch to a soft caress, scientists are zooming in on the pressure-sensitive proteins that allow cells to detect tension and pressure.

Last year’s fire at Paris’s beloved cathedral shocked the world. Now, researchers are making use of the unprecedented opportunity to study its innards.

As the first clinical trial results trickle in, researchers look ahead to more sophisticated medical applications for genome editing.

A material that has electrically conducting surfaces has been found to show, when cooled, a type of magnetic ordering that reduces conduction at the surfaces. Such remarkable behaviour could have practical applications.

The past decade has seen breakthroughs in frontiers from gene editing to gravitational waves. The coming one must focus on climate change.

A promising field of research on social behaviour struggled after investigators couldn’t repeat key findings. Now researchers are trying to establish what’s worth saving.

Mendelian randomization offers a simple way to distinguish causation from correlation. But are scientists overusing it?

Scattering between electrons in the material graphene can cause these particles to flow like a viscous liquid. Such flow, which has previously been detected using measurements of electrical resistance, has now been visualized.