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Better understanding the impacts of pregnancy on kidneys

Computational models reveal the effects of pregnancy on kidneys.

Strangely massive black hole discovered in Milky Way satellite galaxy

The finding could redefine our understanding of how all galaxies evolve.

Caffeine increases alertness and improves reaction to moving targets

That morning coffee might be even more helpful than you think.

World’s oldest rubies hide some ancient traces of life

Carbon residue that was once ancient life was found encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby.

Groundbreaking technique reveals new details on the fifth force of nature

It also uncovered new information about an important subatomic particle.

A new and more efficient computing method opens up possibilities for new discoveries

A more robust and flexible approach than trying to use a quantum computer alone.

A high-power, portable terahertz laser

The instrument could bring powerful sensing and imaging capabilities out of the lab and into hospitals, airports, or other settings.

Study finds clues to why SARS-CoV-2 impacts patients differently

There must be other receptors for the virus that regulate its infection of the lungs.

Deforestation is changing the way monkeys communicate

New evidence on the impact of deforestation on animal communication.

The experimental demonstration of a spin quantum heat engine

The study outlines the implementation of a heat engine based on a spin-1/2 system and nuclear magnetic resonance techniques.

A milestone in quantum standardization

Establishing universal standards for measuring the performance of quantum computers.

Computer kidney sheds light on proper hydration

The first computational model that simulates the muscle contractions that move urine from the kidney to the bladder.

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