In their paper, The origins of quantum biology, McFadden and Al-Khalili examine nearly 100 years of pioneering and improbable questions about the relationship between the fuzzy and almost magical world of quantum physics and the rigid and organised . View this topic.
For scientists wrestling with problems as diverse as containing superhot plasma in a fusion reactor, improving the accuracy of weather forecasts, or probing the unexplained dynamics of a distant galaxy, View this topic.
(Washington, DC) - A new study of the progress made over the last 25 years in documenting and revitalizing endangered languages shows both significant advances and critical shortfalls. View this topic.
Photo: ' Priscilla W. Guo '18 did not want to concentrate in any of Harvard's 50 undergraduate programs. View this topic.
REDMOND ' It's a Friday afternoon, when kids are typically most restless. But in Dan Guilfoy's fourth-grade class at Sage Elementary, his 30 students are enthusiastically trying various methods to make a penny move by not touching it, View this topic.
Ninety-four per cent of year 4 students achieved'the level expected in science'last year compared to 20 per cent of year 8 students ' the lowest achievement of any part of the curriculum'the'National Monitoring Study of Student Achievement (NMSSA) View this topic.
'AL.comOceanographer John Englander, left, and Mobile-area researcher Raoul Richardson speak after Englander's keynote address at the 2018 Bays & Bayous ' First the good news: 'Sea level rise can't be bad in the next 10 years, View this topic.
Graduate student Alicia Johnson poses for a portrait inside the lab she works in at the Beadle Center on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, in Lincoln, Nebraska. Johnson studies biochemistry. View this topic.
Shortly before Halloween, the chairman of Harvard's astronomy department openly declared that an interstellar object hurtling through our Solar System might just be part of an extraterrestrial craft. And then'crickets. View this topic.
Geologists at Rice University have uncovered evidence that suggests ' , a phenomenon called 'true polar wander. View this topic.
Azerbaijan Tourism markets the country as the 'Land of Fire' rightfully. This ancient land straddles the Caucasus region and has seen the rise and fall of several empires throughout the ages. View this topic.
Richard Estep considers himself open-minded and and non-judgmental ' useful traits for someone who grew up on family ghost stories and has spent nearly 25 years studying and writing about paranormal phenomena. But he's no pushover. View this topic.
Steven Laviolette receives funding from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research, the Natural Science and Engineering Council of Canada and MITACs. View this topic.
A kagome ' is named after a traditional Japanese'woven'bamboo pattern composed of interlaced triangles and hexagons. The research team created the kagome lattice by layering and twisting two nanosheets of silicene. View this topic.
If we count the Napoleonic Wars, then the First World War was actually the Second. For a century after Napoleon, it was assumed that war is always limited and fighting is followed by negotiations. War was not an existential threat for the states. View this topic.
Thousands or maybe millions of years ago, a giant asteroid slammed into Greenland and created a crater stretching out to about 19 miles in width, according to ' on Wednesday. View this topic.