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The four-legged miniature machine is powered by tiny explosions.

Oxygen-28 might prompt physicists to revamp theories of how atomic nuclei are structured.

Organ mapping studies show how kidney cells become diseased, and how cells from a fetus invade and remodel blood vessels in the lining of the uterus.

First primate studies to show cognitive benefits of the protein klotho could be a step towards clinical applications.

Two studies help to explain why colorectal and bladder tumours take a bigger toll on men than on women.


Surveys show people around the world have believed for decades that morals are decaying — but other survey data contradict that perception.


The device provides a connection between the brain and spinal cord, allowing thought to control movement.

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Researchers release draft results from an ongoing effort to capture the entirety of human genetic variation.


An innovative method reveals that an ancient trinket was handled by a woman some 20,000 years ago.


An archipelago constructed of sand and mud is bringing new life to a dead lake but can this bold experiment have a lasting impact?