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The electrical chatter of our working memories reflects our uncertainty about their contents.
Studies that map the adaptive value of viral mutations hint at how the COVID-19 pandemic might progress next.
New studies reveal the ancient, shared genetic “grammar” underpinning the diverse evolution of fish fins and tetrapod limbs.
When scientists discover genes linked to dangerous illnesses in their samples, how should they convey that news to the study participants? The geneticist Cristen Willer had to tackle that challenge.
The spate of furious wildfires around the world during the past decade has revealed to ecologists how much biodiversity and “pyrodiversity” go hand in hand.
A mathematical model shows how a thermodynamic mechanism could have made protocells split in two.
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