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In the fight against viruses and other pathogens, scientists are looking beyond genes and proteins to the complex sugars, or glycans, on cell surfaces.
Physicists have proposed extra cosmic ingredients that could explain the faster-than-expected expansion of space.
The “pinball” model of a slipping fault line borrows from the mathematics of avalanches.
The legendary mathematician, who died on April 11, was curious, colorful and one of the greatest problem-solvers of his generation.
A landmark proof in computer science has also solved an important problem called the Connes embedding conjecture. Mathematicians are working to understand it.
Sometimes a mirror that reflects 99.9999% of light isn’t good enough.