By describing how nuclear matter behaves at various temperatures and pressures, the equation offers a glimpse of new phases of matter and conditions inside a supernova or during the big bang
A new generation of telescopes that embrace huge light-collecting mirrors and cunning optical technology promises a tremendous leap in astronomers' ability to explore the universe.
The family tree relating human populations corresponds to another relating the languages of the world. Both trees imply a series of migrations; the biological evidence indicates a homeland in Africa
More guns mean more deaths from crime and accidents. Yet in the u.s. many laws that regulate firearms are misdirected and ineffective. What we don't know about gun control can hurt us
The successful growth of human skin cells in culture has made it possible to restore epidermis after severe burns and other forms of damage
It is a novel method for producing color images on black-and-white photographic paper without using pigments or dyes
When this protein fragment accumulates excessively in the brain, Alzheimer's disease may be the result. Understanding how that fragment forms could be the key to a treatment
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