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Scientists hope a laser-reflecting sphere will produce the most accurate measure so far of how Earth’s rotation warps space.

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Faecal transplants have helped some people to overcome resistance to powerful immunotherapies. Now dozens of trials are taking aim at the cancer–microbiome connection.

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US government agency endorses tools to keep the Internet safe from quantum computers capable of cracking conventional encryption keys.

A technique that detects coronavirus strains circulating in a community could become an early-warning system.

Maryna Viazovska, who works on the geometry of spheres, is one of four winners of this year’s Fields Medals.

Meteorologists are forecasting a third consecutive year of La Niña. Some researchers say similar conditions could become more common as the planet warms.

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‘Microorganism’ is a misnomer when it comes to centimetre-long Thiomargarita magnifica.

Tracking SARS-CoV-2 evolution during persistent cases provides insight into the origins of Omicron and other global variants. What can scientists do with this knowledge?

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The European Gaia mission’s ever-improving catalogue has become astronomers’ standard reference for the Galaxy.

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Words in the languages of the Iban and Dusun people are the tip-off that a tree given a single scientific name is actually two species.

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