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The Ancient Mountains That Fed Early Life

The Ancient Mountains That Fed Early Life

Scientists have uncovered evidence of a 2,500 km-long mountain range that once spanned Africa to Brazil.

Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene

Diverse Patterns Controlled By A Single Gene

Variations in a single gene, apt-like, can lead up to 15 different patterns of coloration in caterpillars.

Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO<sub>2</sub>

Hiding In The Reefs Protects Epaulette Sharks From CO2

The oceans are getting more acidic, but living in the reefs has helped epaulette sharks cope, scientists say.

Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too

Insects Benefit From Good Leadership Too

Unlike other social animals, leadership in steel-blue sawfly groups is mutually beneficial for both leaders and followers.

The Unexamined Diversity Of The “Coral Triangle”

The Unexamined Diversity Of The “Coral Triangle”

Previously unstudied museum collections have prompted a re-evaluation of the biodiversity of the Indo-Pacific Ocean.

How Much Fat Is In Your Milk? Milk Orange Knows

How Much Fat Is In Your Milk? Milk Orange Knows

Milk Orange can instantly and quantitatively determine the fat content of milk, speeding up quality control.

Bosonic Super-WIMPs Ruled Out As Dark Matter Candidate

Bosonic Super-WIMPs Ruled Out As Dark Matter Candidate

Using one ton of liquid xenon, scientists have performed highly sensitive experiments which rule out bosonic super-WIMPs as the stuff of dark matter.

High Accuracy Qubits Pave The Way For Quantum Computers

High Accuracy Qubits Pave The Way For Quantum Computers

Two research teams have independently developed quantum bits that are more than 99 percent accurate.

Dark Matter Half What We Thought

Dark Matter Half What We Thought

New calculations reveal that there is only half has much dark matter in the Milky way as previously thought.

Epigenetic Modifications Drive Brain Cancer

Epigenetic Modifications Drive Brain Cancer

Scientists have identified an epigenetic modification that controls the aggressiveness of glioblastoma stem cells.