Three computer scientists have solved a problem central to a dozen far-flung mathematical fields.
By examining regions shared between some of nature's most variable genes, malaria researchers are piecing together an understanding of a deadly parasite.
Researchers are uncovering the hidden laws that reveal how the Internet grows, how viruses spread, and how financial bubbles burst.
Neuroscientists have identified a network of highly linked brain regions that could prove essential in integrating information and facilitating higher-order cognitive tasks.
In the complex architecture that ferries fluids in plants and brains, scientists are finding a model of resilience.
In an increasingly interconnected world, scientists are seeking safeguards against catastrophic cascades of failure like stock market crashes and widespread blackouts.