Nature Physics

Softer proteins can cross into the nucleus quicker 

A fundamental discovery that the mechanics of a protein control its entry into the cell’s nucleus.

Understanding how cracks propagate in brittle solids

A rare glimpse into three-dimensional crack formation in brittle solids.

Josephson harmonics describe quantum bits more precisely

Josephson tunnel junctions are more complex than previously thought.

Measuring and controlling interactions between magnetic ripples

Toward ultrafast magnetism-based computers.

Scientists discovered new channels to excite magnetic waves with terahertz light

New insights into the ultrafast control of magnetic materials.

Scientists discovered a first-of-its-kind 3D crystalline metal

Rice scientists pull off quantum coup.

Researchers discovered high-order skyrmions and antiskyrmions

Study opens up new paradigm in skyrmionics research.

False vacuum decay: New research sheds light on the phenomenon

First experimental evidence of vacuum decay.

Different species may rely on the same neural network formation

Fly brain, mouse brain, worm brain: They all network the same.

Scientists took snapshots of the crystal structure of perovskite nanocrystals

Picosecond-​resolution snapshots of the crystal lattice of perovskite nanocrystals.

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