Long term experiment shows we’ve got it wrong on photosynthesis
Two decades of plant growth throw accepted wisdom about carbon and plants into doubt.
The quantum internet is already being built
A quantum internet could revolutionise communication, computing and basic science, and it may be only 10 years away. But what is it?
Hacking the mind for extreme performance
Athletes looking for the winning edge must master the space between the ears.
Unforgotten sisters: The woman who bested Kepler
Italian science writer Gabriella Bernardi profiles seventeenth century astronomer Maria Cunitz.
No human DNA found in Neanderthal genome
Despite evidence that Neanderthals and humans swapped genes, none of the human ones appear to have been retained
Australian fossil snake lived underground
The “rainbow serpent” was adapted to burrowing and swimming, modelling shows.
Researchers create 3D printed microneedles that dissolve in the skin
Tech-fix takes painless injections closer to reality
Quantum equation describes galaxy mechanics
Modelling astrophysical discs reveals the emergence of Schrödinger’s equation, and the likelihood that astrophysical discs behave like subatomic particles.
New physics needed to explain the universe
More accurate estimates of the Hubble Constant throw current models off-track.