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Extinct fish is alive and well

The biologists found hardly any genetic difference between houting and a species called European whitefish.

Humidity causes color degradation in historical paintings

Discovery helps art conservators create preservation procedures.

A peek into a black hole’s back yard

Disks, spikes and clouds.

A formula that predicts the effects of environmental noise on quantum information

An advancement crucial for designing and building quantum computers capable of working in an imperfect world.

A new bright red fluorescent protein developed

A very robust bright red fluorescent protein that folds quickly and completely without further disadvantages.

There is no second law of entanglement after all, suggests a study

Entanglement is even richer than we have given it credit for.

Sponge sneezes mucus that other animals eat

Sponge ‘sneezes’ waste.

Micronovae – a new kind of stellar explosion discovered

A team of astronomers, with the help of the European Southern Observatory’s Very Large Telescope (ESO’s VLT), have observed a new type of stellar...

Study sheds new light on the properties of quantum entanglement

Multiparty entanglement: When everything is connected.

A new way of potentially detecting dark matter

Astrophysicists at the University of Amsterdam contemplated the gravitational waves created by the merger of a neutron star and a black hole. They found...

World’s fastest molecular shuttle

A molecular structure with a ring-shaped molecule around an elongated wire-shaped molecule.

The liquid helix and the teapot effect

The problem with teapots is their annoying habit of dribbling, particularly at low rates of flow. The phenomenon has achieved such notoriety that it...

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