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Recent progress on the “sum product” problem recalls a celebrated mathematical result that revealed the power of miniature number systems.

With the help of deep learning techniques, paleoanthropologists find evidence of long-lost branches on the human family tree.

Subatomic particles called muons are thought to have streamed through the atmosphere and irradiated megafauna like the monster shark megalodon.

Digital security depends on the difficulty of factoring large numbers. A new proof shows why one method for breaking digital encryption won’t work.

The renowned physicist Leonard Susskind has identified a possible quantum origin for the ever-growing volume of black holes.

As it becomes clear that the body’s cells have more diverse regenerative capabilities than expected, experts have had to reconsider their approach to stem cell research.

Alexander Smith’s work on the Goldfeld conjecture reveals fundamental characteristics of elliptic curves.

Evidence for life in 3.7-billion-year-old rocks appears to be crumbling away.

By using the power of evolution to solve practical problems, three researchers opened new avenues to chemical discovery.