Scientists find previously unknown jumping behavior in insects

A team of researchers has discovered a jumping behavior that is entirely new to insect larvae,…

New simulations can improve avalanche forecasting

Computer simulations of snow cover can accurately forecast avalanche hazard, according to a new international study…

For the first time, scientists rigorously calculate three-particle scattering from theory

The goal of nuclear physics is to describe all matter from its simplest building blocks: quarks and…

Theory predicts new type of bond that assembles nanoparticle crystals

Entropy, a physical property often explained as “disorder,” is revealed as a creator of order with…

Bubbles of methane rising from seafloor in Puget Sound

The release of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas responsible for almost a quarter of global warming,…

Quantum zeta epiphany: Physicist finds a new approach to a $1 million mathematical enigma

Numbers like π, e and φ often turn up in unexpected places in science and mathematics.…

Giving project teams more autonomy boosts productivity and customer satisfaction

Software development teams given the freedom to tackle their projects in whatever ways they choose are…

Parties lead towards polarization and voters follow

Party polarization tends to come before voter polarization, according to new research co-led by faculty at…

Discovery of a 'hidden gem' enables gene editing with a small but mighty CRISPR-Cas3 system

Nearly a decade ago, scientists discovered the power of CRISPR, a tool employed by bacteria to…

Lockdown drove pollution changes between—and even within—cities

During COVID-19 lockdowns, the internet was flooded with images from Delhi to Los Angeles, showing mountains…