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Two mathematicians have proved the first leg of Paul Erdős’ all-time favorite problem about number patterns.
Readers simulated the genetics of dog breeding to solve a puzzle about mixed breed percentages and sexual reproduction.
Plants ignore the most energy-rich part of sunlight because stability matters more than efficiency, according to a new model of photosynthesis.
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Modified gravity theories have never been able to describe the universe’s first light. A new formulation does.