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An elusive kind of fundamental particle modeled in a beam of light

Scientists demonstrated how skyrmions can be measured in three dimensions.

Motivation depends upon the fluctuating rhythms of fatigue

The willingness to work is not static and depends upon the fluctuating rhythms of fatigue.

Scientists are close to tracking ‘hierarchical’ black holes

These events will have distinctive gravitational wave signatures suggesting higher masses.

Scientists have successfully dated some of the oldest stars in Milky Way galaxy

Some of the stars were originally part of a satellite galaxy called Gaia-Enceladus.

We produce happy and angry expressions more rapidly than sad expressions

Speed of expression offers vital visual cues.

Why breastfed babies have improved immune systems?

New insight into the biological mechanisms of the long-term positive health effects of breastfeeding.

Fingerprints’ moisture-regulating mechanism strengthens human touch – study

This could help scientists to develop better prosthetic limbs.

Gravitational-wave model could yield fresh insights into the structure of neutron stars

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new gravitational-wave model that can bring neutron stars into even sharper focus. The model could...

An extremely rare supernova that outshines all others

An international team of astronomers led by the University of Birmingham has recently spotted an extremely rare 'pulsational pair-instability' supernova that shines at least...

Extracting a richer palette of colors from black

Disordered biostructures are pervasive, for the most part producing white or black colors because of their broadband optical response and robustness to perturbations. The tunability...

Free Internet access must be considered as a human right

It is hard to imagine life without the internet. It’s true and has been for some time that the Internet is connecting more people...

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