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Jim Papadopoulos has spent a lifetime pondering the maths of bikes in motion. Now his work has found fresh momentum.
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Nearly 100 previously unidentified brain areas revealed by examination of the cerebral cortex.
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Three-year pilot devotes €3 million to verifying other studies.
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Experiment suggests that humans are capable of perceiving even the feeblest flash of light.
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Political turmoil spreads to education sector.
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Chemist Claudio Bifano tells Nature about daily life in a country gripped by hunger, scarcity and violence.
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Chlorine atoms arranged into grids bring researchers closer to data-storage devices that could hold the US Library of Congress.
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Genetics study confirms social cycle that helps infection to spread.
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European Investment Bank provides surprise loan to halt startling brain drain.
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'Black and Bloom' project explores how microorganisms help to determine the pace of Arctic melting.
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Exposure to artificial light weakens rodents’ muscles and bones, but risks to people are less clear.
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Reshuffled UK administration signals change for research and science policy.
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