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The mother of all string theories passes a litmus test that, so far, no other candidate theory of quantum gravity has been able to match.
The rapid, unorthodox emergence of a new finch in the Galápagos hints that speciation isn’t rare. New hybrid species may quietly appear and disappear without anyone noticing.
Updated results from a Japanese neutrino experiment continue to reveal an inconsistency in the way that matter and antimatter behave.
To better understand the molecules described by the latest prize in medicine, we will need the technique recognized by the latest prize in chemistry.
Two new papers urge caution in using powerful genome-editing technology against invasive species: Models show that aggressive gene drives can’t be contained in the wild.
A new version of AlphaGo needed no human instruction to figure out how to clobber the best Go player in the world — itself.
Voevodsky’s friends remember him as constitutionally unable to compromise on the truth — a quality that led him to produce some of the most important mathematics of the 20th century.