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Mathematical patterns developed by Alan Turing help researchers understand bird behavior

Credit: Unsplash/CC0 Public Domain Scientists from the University of Sheffield have used mathematical modelling to understand why flocks of long-tailed tits...

Time-reversal of an unknown quantum state

Credit: Creative Commons, Communications Physics, doi: 10.1038/s42005-020-00396-0 Physicists have long sought to understand the irreversibility of the surrounding world and have...

Scientists develop principles for the creation of an ‘acoustic diode’

Credit: CC0 Public Domain In research published in Science Advances, a group led by scientists from the RIKEN Center for Emergent...

Glass-like wood insulates heat, is tough, blocks UV and has wood-grain...

Engineers at the University of Maryland designed a transparent ceiling made of wood that highlights the natural woodgrain pattern. Credit: A. James...

New Zealand’s Southern Alps glacier melt has doubled

View from December 2018 across Hooker Lake to Aoraki - Mt Cook with Little Ice Age moraines and trimlines encircling the lake....

New science behind biodegradable algae-based flip-flops

Commerical-quality biodegradable flip-flops. Credit: Stephen Mayfield, UC San Diego. As the world's most popular shoe, flip-flops account for a troubling percentage...

Fossil mystery solved: Super-long-necked reptiles lived in the ocean, not on...

Nostrils located on the top of the snout and curved teeth, perfectly adapted for catching slippery prey: The skull of Tanystropheus has...

New fossil discovery shows how ancient ‘hell ants’ hunted with headgear

Researchers discover a worker of the hell ant Ceratomyrmex ellenbergeri grasping a nymph of Caputoraptor elegans (Alienoptera) preserved in amber dated to...

Record EOS measurement pressures shed light on stellar evolution

Composite image of a white dwarf star inside a NIF hohlraum. A white dwarf with the mass of the sun would be...

A ‘Devonian’ aquarium: Modern mutant fishes replicate creatures of ancient oceans

Skeleton of a mutant (top) and normal zebrafish, showing the structural differences with the jaw. Credit: Tetsuto Miyashita Zebrafish are a...