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The discovery that short peptides can form spontaneously on cosmic dust hints at more of a role for them in the earliest stages of life’s origin, on Earth or elsewhere.
A new computer program fashioned after artificial intelligence systems like AlphaGo has solved several open problems in combinatorics and graph theory.
When astronomers tried to confirm a signal from the birth of the first stars after the Big Bang, they saw nothing.
A 3D digital model of a “minimal cell” leads scientists closer to understanding the barest requirements for life.
Algorithms that use the brain’s communication signal can now work on analog neuromorphic chips, which closely mimic our energy-efficient brains.
The strong force holds protons and neutrons together, but the theory behind it is largely inscrutable. Two new approaches show how it works.
Two researchers show that for neural networks to be able to remember better, they need far more parameters than previously thought.
Three mathematicians show, for the first time, how to form a square with the same area as a circle by cutting them into interchangeable pieces that can be visualized.
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