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How do scientists react to major breaking science news? For astrophysicists after the big gravitational waves announcement, it was meeting for two weeks in Santa Barbara, California.
The infamous case of Typhoid Mary underscores the importance of tolerance in understanding disease.
An RNA molecule that can make copies of a variety of RNAs adds new support to the RNA-world theory.
The absence of supersymmetry particles at the Large Hadron Collider has settled a 16-year-old bet among physicists.
A discrepancy in the measured size of the “deuteron” increases the chance that something is amiss in our understanding of atoms.
Mathematicians have had a hard time finding commonalities in large groups of random shapes — until recently.
To develop new model organisms, scientists will have to find species that are easy to grow in the lab.
When life first emerged roughly 4 billion years ago, DNA may have been a much more malleable molecule.
Scientists are having a difficult time finding a treatment for the Zika virus in part because so few drugs are safe for pregnant women. But one antibiotic has shown promise.
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