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Cryo-electron tomography, or cryo-ET, is the future of cell research.
At the turn of the millennium, a physicist fooled the global scientific community with the greatest discovery that never existed.
The old linear job model is obsolete. Our post-pandemic work lives are defined by options and flexibility.
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Large language models are an impressive advance in AI, but we are far away from achieving human-level capabilities.
The emergence of life in the universe is as certain as the emergence of matter, gravity, and the stars. Life is the universe developing a memory, and our chemical detection system could find it.
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Ever wondered what oxytocin receptor proteins sound like?
As the stream of AI-generated art turns into a deluge, NFTs could become a cornerstone of the Virtual Renaissance.
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Iceland consistently ranks as the most gender-equal nation. It is also the nation where men and women are most likely to pursue sex-typical jobs.
Reading code activates a general-purpose brain network, but not language-processing centers.
Independent of cultural background, people seem to share a sense of what makes certain color combinations aesthetically pleasing.
One home was printed in 28 hours. Now, Alquist 3D is building 200 more.
A powerful new tool lights up the brains of worms, and may soon help draw maps of other animals brains.
Through self-tracking and self-experimentation, we can greatly improve our cognitive capacity.
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After mammoth investments and two decades of anti-aging research, what do immortality proponents have to show for it?