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The most detailed maps of the asteroid Psyche’s surface properties to date

The varied surface suggests a dynamic history.

A new multiplanet system discovered within our galactic neighborhood

Just 33 light-years from Earth, the system appears to host two rocky, Earth-sized planets.

A new hardware vulnerability found in the Apple M1 chip

It shows that pointer authentication can be defeated without even leaving a trace.

Molecules found in mucus can stop fungal infection

Harnessing the strength of these specialized sugar molecules could help develop new antifungal drugs.

How the universe got its magnetic field?

MIT scientists are helping to solve one of the mysteries of the origins of cosmological magnetic fields.

A secret of stronger metals unveiled

Study shows what happens when crystalline grains in metals reform at nanometer scales.

Introducing a glucose fuel cell that converts sugar into electricity

The mini-fuel cell generates electricity using the body's sugar.

A rare black widow binary discovered

It has the shortest orbit yet identified.

A new way to model how waves break

Engineers use artificial intelligence to capture the complexity of breaking waves.

A paper-thin loudspeaker

The flexible, thin-film device can make any surface into a low-power, high-quality audio source.

A newly designed heat engine with no moving parts is as efficient as a steam turbine

The design could someday enable a fully decarbonized power grid.

Brain stores a single memory across many brain regions

This study reflects the most comprehensive description of memory encoding cells or memory engrams.

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