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Scientists uncover missing link in the Chemistry of Life

In a groundbreaking study, scientists have revealed a multibillion-year epic written into the chemistry of life, shedding light on the mysterious origins of life...

Jupiter’s Moon Io has been volcanically active for 4.5 billion years

Jupiter's moon Io is the most volcanically active place in the solar system.

Electronic skin for monitoring stress responses

CARES: Advancements in wearable stress monitoring with electronic skin and machine learning.

Meteorite analysis: Earth’s building blocks contained water

Study combines meteorite data with thermodynamic modeling.

Simulation reveals clues to the mechanism behind bursts of high-energy particles

Each experiment consumes about as much energy as it takes to run a 100-watt lightbulb for about a minute.

Physicists create a new model of ringing black holes

New analysis shows "nonlinear" effects contained in gravitational waves.

A quantum experiment to observe wormhole dynamics

The research is a step toward studying quantum gravity in the lab.

Why does the inside of the solar system not spin faster?

An old mystery has a possible new solution.

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