Programme awarded $US50 million in rapid grants and highlights limitations in existing scientific-funding mechanisms.
People who give freely to a single individual get selfish in a crowd.
Electrons from a droplet of sodium and potassium turn water into a metallic material that conducts electricity.
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Eye movements lasting only a few hundredths of a second create an information-laden ‘smear’ on the retina.
The technique vastly speeds up understanding of how the proteins function and how to target drugs.
Some astronomers argue the flagship observatory — successor to the Hubble Space Telescope — will memorialize discrimination....
The trailblazing collaboration that first imaged a black hole turns its sights on a nearby black-hole jet.
A new type of Hall effect—the layer Hall effect—is produced in a 2D antiferromagnet that does not exhibit any net magnetization....
A rapidly growing collection of software tools is helping researchers to analyse multiple huge ‘-omics’ data sets.