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New work raises the estimated diversity of viruses in the seas more than twelvefold and lays the groundwork for a better understanding of their impact on global nutrient cycles.
Quantum computers can’t selectively forget information. A new algorithm for multiplication shows a way around that problem.
Two new studies show that the brain’s navigation system changes how it represents physical space to reflect personal experience.
A number theorist with programming prowess has found a solution to 33 = x³ + y³ + z³, a much-studied equation that went unsolved for 64 years.
Astronomers claim in a new paper that star motions should make it easy for civilizations to spread across the galaxy, but still we might find ourselves alone.
As researchers delve deeper into the behavior of decentralized collective systems, they’re beginning to question some of their initial assumptions.