Self-restrained genes enable evolutionary novelty

Changes in the genes that control development can potentially make large contributions to evolution by generating…

Unraveling gene expression

The DNA of a single cell is two to three meters long end-to-end. To fit in…

The simultaneous merging of giant galaxies

An international research team led by scientists from Göttingen and Potsdam proved for the first time…

Magnetic wave flows under better control from now on

Even faster processors with even smaller dimensions? Wherever neither electronics nor spintronics can cope with performance…

Fractured ice sheets on Mars

Where the two hemispheres of Mars meet, the planet is covered in broken-up terrain: a sign…

Eliminating cracks in 3-D-printed metal components

Researchers at EPFL have developed a new laser 3-D-printing technique to manufacture metal components with unprecedented…

Fish in California estuaries are evolving as climate change alters their habitat

The threespine stickleback, a small fish found throughout the coastal areas of the Northern Hemisphere, is…

Unlocking the power of sulfur in future drug design

Organosulfur compounds are widely present in our bodies and the natural environment. They are found in…

Structures near airports increase risk of airplane-goose collisions

From mid-November 2015 through February 2016, scientists used GPS transmitters to track the movements of Canada…

Mapping the benefits of the world's largest lakes

Fresh water is the most important substance on Earth, but it isn’t equally distributed across the…