New ways to make legal documents easier to read for nonlawyers

Study identifies ways that lawyers could make their written documents easier for the average person to read.

A new way to improve the efficiency of scintillators

More sensitive X-ray imaging.

A new catalyst to optimize the oxygen production from water

The material could replace rare metals and lead to more economical production of carbon-neutral fuels.

Study shows how protein structure can pump toxic molecules out of bacterial cells

Protein structure offers clues to the drug-resistance mechanism.

Mysterious transition discovered in an electronic crystal

Thermal span in a layered compound promises applications in next-generation electrical switches.

The material is stronger than steel but as lightweight as plastic

Polymerizing a material in two dimensions.

MIT neuroscientists developed a computer model that can localize sounds

We now have a model that can actually localize sounds in the real world

A new programming language for quantum computing

The language can describe and verify which pieces of data are entangled to prevent bugs in a quantum program.

Exotic X particles detected in quark-gluon plasma

The findings could redefine the kinds of particles that were abundant in the early universe.

New technique guides humans when to trust an AI

A method to help workers collaborate with artificial intelligence systems.

Physicists detected hybrid particle in an unusual 2D magnetic material

The discovery could offer a route to smaller, faster electronic devices.

Seeing the plasma edge of fusion experiments in new ways

A simplified turbulence theory’s ability to model complex plasma phenomena.

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