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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-21 00:41    
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Jennifer Dunne reconstructed the feeding relationships among the weird, 500-million-year-old creatures of the Burge… https://t.co/cqpyTC3W5m

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 23:37    
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ICYMI: Mathematicians have made progress on one of the $1 million Millennium Prize problems.… https://t.co/2kbjzGumAf

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 22:33    
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Phyla are supposed to group animals on the basis of their unique body plans. But nothing has ever firmly defined wh… https://t.co/zbFNwWtIo9

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 21:36    
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Epigenetic inheritance of behaviors allows some animals to pass down adaptive traits without permanently locking th… https://t.co/0O8Tck50I3

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 21:29    
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“The law of nature obeys a symmetry, but the solution you’re interested in does not.” — Mark Trodden, University of… https://t.co/Ick1nlpA5q

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 20:38    
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Why matter dominates over antimatter in the universe is unknown. Experiments like KATRIN that seek to weigh the neu… https://t.co/kpzwVUszNa

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 20:25    
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ICYMI: Researchers long suspected that they hadn’t accounted for all the universe’s atomic matter. How much matter… https://t.co/M97uKrHQ7C

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 19:35    
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Clever Hans was a horse that seemed capable of doing arithmetic, but was actually going off unintentional cues from… https://t.co/h9l4sltzSi

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 19:21    
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From the archives: Applying game theory to the behavior of genes could provide a new view of natural selection.… https://t.co/7cTStMA6Wv

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 19:09    
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Can you construct a Galton board that produces a marble distribution with two peaks instead of one? What about one… https://t.co/g6w6tcokaO

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 18:17    
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ICYMI: What do electrical currents, snowflakes and river networks all have in common? They all seem to share the sa… https://t.co/fFrGoN3L6q

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 17:13    
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Researchers wondered why deep learning computer vision programs aren’t better at identifying objects. Now they know… https://t.co/wOlbLVjQfF

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 16:09    
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ICYMI: There is value in the dialogue between philosophy and science, argues Michela Massimi. We spoke with Massimi… https://t.co/VffKtymAjD

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 15:05    
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ICYMI: A new “periodic table” of knots that molecules can form spontaneously in the lab will help chemists in their… https://t.co/1lFMScdfzb

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 14:01    
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ICYMI: Whether neutrons live 14 minutes and 39 seconds, or 14 minutes and 48 seconds, actually matters.… https://t.co/NwXVe28Rtv

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-20 01:45    
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Biologists had thought that all animal phyla arose during a “Cambrian explosion” of intense diversification more th… https://t.co/ZT8Y8zSwl2

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 23:37    
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Kevin de Queiroz, a research zoologist with the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History, is cr… https://t.co/WcvxI9wfDx

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 21:29    
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To study a sonic analogue of a black hole, physicists accelerate a fluid of rubidium-87 atoms to a supersonic speed… https://t.co/L5Mar7hWgI

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 20:25    
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ICYMI: Stability in the gut’s microbiome usually coincides with periods of good health. New research suggests an eq… https://t.co/Vr5gRSSYjt

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 19:21    
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From the archives: “Knauth’s work has been inspirational. He opened up the door for the rest of us to pursue eviden… https://t.co/7yvopukAGp

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 18:17    
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ICYMI: How did a science fiction writer and an anonymous forum poster make progress on a longstanding problem in ma… https://t.co/xpfaTcaReK

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 18:14    
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Is AI actually starting to understand our language—or is it just getting better at gaming our systems? https://t.co/cl7Lb9D62U

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 17:29    
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An experiment almost two decades in the making is attempting to weigh the neutrino. The measurement could bolster o… https://t.co/tt0iMs2z2g

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 17:13    
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The most fundamental aspects of nature stay the same even as they seem to shape-shift in unexpected ways. This symm… https://t.co/mQObU9SaWJ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 16:23    
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Somehow, when roundworms and other creatures learn behaviors, their progeny inherit the same behaviors. How do chan… https://t.co/JJhOs0a4zz

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 16:09    
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ICYMI: By reconstructing prehistoric food webs and analyzing the diverse interactions of humans with other species,… https://t.co/t3YQPRL0G8

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 15:56    
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In our latest puzzle, @PradeepMutalik shows how deterministic laws can produce probabilistic behavior and asks what… https://t.co/QNtRjTu4fa

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 15:05    
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ICYMI: A few rare shapes can be described with equations, but these are like needles in a haystack. The “hay” of th… https://t.co/OfdpVTdyuX

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 14:01    
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We spoke with Lee Smolin, a renowned physicist known for his unconventional views, about how the works of a 17th Ce… https://t.co/vn3JCH9NOQ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 01:45    
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ICYMI: From precocious painter to language resurrector to Stanford mathematician — Tadashi Tokieda’s path to mathem… https://t.co/fbQOhPRBGG

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-19 00:41    
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ICYMI: The Abel Prize is widely viewed as the Nobel Prize of mathematics. For the first time in the award’s 17-year… https://t.co/CtXP9qQr1s

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 23:37    
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ICYMI: Researchers hope that the genes of a glowing squid can illuminate how animals evolved organs for beneficial… https://t.co/BteKmevxXq

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 22:33    
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ICYMI: We would expect atoms to mix and spread, reaching equilibrium with their environment. Here’s a situation whe… https://t.co/wubJLkcVzn

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 21:29    
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ICYMI: An anonymous proof — almost lost to the nether regions of the internet — and work from famed sci-fi writer G… https://t.co/14iftkNUZR

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 21:25    
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“If we can ingest a chemical from our environment that changes the epigenomes of the egg or sperm, why couldn’t our… https://t.co/3p8Un6pW0M

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 21:17    
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“We know we're somewhere in the gray area between solving language in a very boring, narrow sense, and solving AI.”… https://t.co/bY0KrzzeAr

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 20:25    
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ICYMI: Famed mathematician William Hamilton was so thrilled by a discovery that completed the quaternion number sys… https://t.co/VVrvXn0gYq

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 19:21    
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Phyla are supposed to group animals on the basis of their unique body plans. But nothing has ever firmly defined wh… https://t.co/6KU7ikzerB

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 18:17    
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ICYMI: Scientists knew for decades that they had observed only a fraction of the universe’s atomic matter, but it w… https://t.co/MOae27kBU7

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 17:13    
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“Because we think there’s a symmetry that’s so fundamental it has to be protected at all costs, we invent new stuff… https://t.co/YFoEhox1Pt

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 16:09    
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ICYMI: By “tropicalizing” complex geometric shapes into clusters of lines, geometers are gaining new knowledge abou… https://t.co/IpeHetudQV

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 15:05    
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“If your goal is to discover new, deeper laws, you need to mix with philosophers again. And it has been happening m… https://t.co/bR93a0xVBG

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 01:45    
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ICYMI: The physicist Lisa Manning studies the dynamics of glassy materials to understand embryonic development and… https://t.co/JV8rhufyUd

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 01:33    
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Neutrinos are among the most common particles in the universe, yet we lack a key piece of information about them: t… https://t.co/ZWAD38tky1

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-18 00:41    
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ICYMI: How does a single cell turn into an animal? Scientists track the genetic activity of every cell in early emb… https://t.co/y0xyU95aE0

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 23:37    
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Transport yourself back 4.6 billion years on our guided virtual-reality tour of how the solar system formed and evo… https://t.co/MmCEKvpTzq

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 22:33    
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ICYMI: With proteins that reversibly self-assemble into droplets, cells may control their metabolism — and harden t… https://t.co/Eg7EAKjzJX

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 21:29    
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From the archives: Three groups of experimentalists have independently observed a strange state of matter that form… https://t.co/qlx73R9QlZ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 20:25    
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ICYMI: A feature of integrated information theory is its claim that anything with the right network architecture ca… https://t.co/VkP6YiVn0g

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 19:21    
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ICYMI: Brain tumor cells may communicate directly with nearby healthy cells. “The tumor influences the brain, and t… https://t.co/tZS22acPU1

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 18:40    
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An AI system named BERT can beat humans on reading-comprehension tests. Does this mean that computers have solved l… https://t.co/MXwosMSjyr

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 18:17    
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Symmetry is the relationship that mattered most to Einstein’s legacy. But it hasn’t yet helped to explain why gravi… https://t.co/jmJpDNDtdW

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 17:13    
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ICYMI: The brain’s hippocampus is responsible for both spatial navigation and episodic memory. New research is find… https://t.co/EWEEtNbljC

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 16:09    
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“All the theories of physics we have, in one way or another, apply only to sub-systems of the universe. They don't… https://t.co/RGZpChCgwI

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 15:59    
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Inheritance isn’t just limited to DNA. Researchers are now investigating how small RNA molecules and hormonelike pe… https://t.co/pgka62ujbS

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 15:05    
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ICYMI: “We have lost the idea, dating back to the Renaissance and the scientific revolution, that science is part o… https://t.co/JjKL3ERqkU

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 01:45    
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ICYMI: During development, cells seem to decode their fate through optimal information processing, which could hint… https://t.co/p8Pxk7U5cY

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-17 00:41    
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In "The Prime Number Conspiracy," five years of Quanta’s incisive and inspiring math coverage is brought together t… https://t.co/mZqkNdQfPw

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 23:37    
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A recent sonic black hole experiment could have striking implications for Stephen Hawking’s black hole information… https://t.co/jc1B62NZOt

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 22:33    
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ICYMI: These simple, chunky-armed robots are helping us understand the inner workings of complex collective behavio… https://t.co/w3nobuvoWw

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 21:29    
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From the archives: Testing the multiverse hypothesis requires measuring whether our universe is statistically typic… https://t.co/Wg2Sk0FJ6L

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 19:21    
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For more than 260 years, scientists have been organizing groups of related species into set hierarchies of nested r… https://t.co/MmbVZmFIOF

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 18:17    
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ICYMI: Two years ago, fossil evidence seemingly pushed the starting point for life on Earth back another 220 millio… https://t.co/ev1Pioqg4X

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 18:02    
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Mounting evidence shows that some learned behaviors and physiological responses can be passed down from an organism… https://t.co/nzJBp0F1jB

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 17:13    
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ICYMI: Renee Reijo Pera has spent decades uncovering how the timing of embryonic development contributes to health… https://t.co/XHK7M3NclF

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 16:19    
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Einstein would say causal processes govern the double-slit experiment — we just don’t understand them yet. Bohr wou… https://t.co/xwo3r3HUcL

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 16:09    
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ICYMI: There could be “something fundamentally wrong” with our understanding of the sun, and therefore of all stars… https://t.co/wW9wLdJT51

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 15:05    
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ICYMI: 2.6 million years ago, a dying star may have spewed subatomic particles onto our planet. These muons could h… https://t.co/taC9V9Gu23

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 14:01    
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Amie Wilkinson searches for exotic examples of the mathematical structures that describe change.… https://t.co/2X6ebHfedr

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 09:02    
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Physicists don’t know how neutrinos get their mass. “The mass is so small, you need some additional theory to expla… https://t.co/euhs8FcHgi

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 01:45    
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ICYMI: The premature use of CRISPR technology to human genome editing is only one of the controversies surrounding… https://t.co/NVaZKK0IR9

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-16 00:41    
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From the archives: A computational study reveals surprising flexibility hidden within metabolic networks, providing… https://t.co/yYnM7a3CUL

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 23:37    
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ICYMI: “Researchers [can be] a bit myopic when it comes to understanding diversity. Not all life obeys the most fam… https://t.co/sLNV5VuiKV

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 22:33    
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Phylum, class, order, family… Evolutionary discoveries have made many biologists think it’s time to rethink the tra… https://t.co/vWPwBcTJjE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 21:29    
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ICYMI: Is dark matter a single, monolithic thing, or might there be a whole family of interacting dark particles? T… https://t.co/mlF0BkKzOp

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 20:25    
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From the archives: Mathematicians have solved the century-old triangulation conjecture, a major problem in topology… https://t.co/9Mc6oVBvR6

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 20:14    
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In the quantum realm, is determinism replaced by randomness? Or is the apparent randomness of particle behavior jus… https://t.co/OBuWMc9U2r

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 19:21    
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ICYMI: A quantum-powered machine learning system has already been used to detect Higgs bosons. What comes next?… https://t.co/W7VCtj1Pc6

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 18:17    
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In just three pages, a Russian mathematician has presented a better way to color certain types of networks than man… https://t.co/GNEu6TIy5U

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 17:13    
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ICYMI: We spoke with Mario Jurić about how a recent swell of data is changing what it means to be an astronomer.… https://t.co/G3jfN1yiNu

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 16:14    
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The neutrino is the only fundamental particle of unknown mass. Weighing it promises to help unlock laws of physics… https://t.co/0VDD5mJrSu

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 16:09    
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ICYMI: “I think the abc conjecture is still open. Anybody has a chance of proving it.” — Fields Medalist Peter Scho… https://t.co/3nQcAFrLMz

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 15:05    
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ICYMI: The many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics — if taken seriously — is unthinkable, argues Philip Bal… https://t.co/3Hqc9GoOCu

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 14:01    
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ICYMI: Imagine a billiard ball rolling on a frictionless, pocketless table. What would that ball be up to in a bill… https://t.co/Z2lE2QWelj

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 01:45    
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ICYMI: If this recent discovery is proven true, it would have wide-reaching implications for the study of our solar… https://t.co/KjnbAwGOyq

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-15 00:41    
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From the archives: Neanderthals and Denisovans may have supplied some modern humans with genetic variants that let… https://t.co/Osufdxdh37

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 23:37    
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ICYMI: The organelles called mitochondria are most famous as generators of metabolic energy. But they also regulate… https://t.co/JaOSIPj9Lz

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 22:33    
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ICYMI: The brain may be using its elegant “grid cell” solution for navigating through space to help us map out memo… https://t.co/kKfHp7nppB

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 20:25    
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ICYMI: At the onset of the last Ice Age a number of megafauna — like the monster shark megalodon — disappeared amid… https://t.co/7sPHeNoqsv

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 20:17    
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Equality is a strict relationship — either two things are equal, or they are not. The concept of equivalence is mor… https://t.co/xU6t0DNHMH

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 19:21    
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ICYMI: Karen Uhlenbeck’s research helped establish the field of geometric analysis and “inspired a generation of ma… https://t.co/AybUOTmI1w

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 18:17    
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ICYMI: Intuition says that having thousands of mating types is more advantageous than having just a few. So why do… https://t.co/e57zXtLTFQ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 17:13    
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Network coloring problems can provide an effective way to create seating charts, schedule shifts or even complete a… https://t.co/kg7B4hpxYY

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 16:09    
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ICYMI: A mathematical mystery has led astronomers to a shocking suggestion: planets may form far faster than previo… https://t.co/zGHovHR2jp

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 15:45    
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Drop marbles into a modified Galton board and watch them collect in the bins below. What does the distribution of m… https://t.co/lE1QQjjZL4

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 15:05    
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Randomness and quantum theory go together like thunder and lightning. In both cases, the former is an unavoidable c… https://t.co/ff4jsiKL55

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 14:01    
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ICYMI: Using novel technology, researchers have captured images of the galactic center with unprecedented clarity.… https://t.co/IdP9eSEtSa

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 01:50    
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Using 19th-century physics, a team of researchers has shown that — at least in some cases — the branching of a rive… https://t.co/lNZhsbBlfE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-14 01:45    
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From the archives: Jaguars have a little lion in them. We have a little Neanderthal in us. What do so many hybrids… https://t.co/gcFKm3d0sZ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 23:37    
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ICYMI: To make neat chromosomes for cell division, two proteins compact sprawling DNA molecules into tight arrays o… https://t.co/r5WWA2p1vq

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 22:33    
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From the archives: A major advance reveals deep connections between the classes of problems that computers can — an… https://t.co/l4nv8Gz8od

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 21:29    
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ICYMI: Some mutant forms of proteins linked to neurodegenerative disorders and cancer don’t liquefy inside cells as… https://t.co/pydz9TqeSi

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 20:25    
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ICYMI: To solve problems that involve finding the best solutions among nearly infinite options, computer scientists… https://t.co/hkmNASQUGa

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 19:21    
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Dynamical systems are complex structures of motion that unfold in unexpected ways. University of Chicago mathematic… https://t.co/sUFJHqWn6d

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 19:09    
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“I think a lot of writing about mathematics is done in the tone that mathematicians are searching for these glitter… https://t.co/JQs65uDeQ1

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 19:09    
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Lithium-ion batteries play a vital role in humanity’s quest for a more sustainable energy infrastructure — they can… https://t.co/To2Z5dHvYH

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 18:17    
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ICYMI: The interior of a black hole is a place physicists famously can’t see, but LIGO’s data may provide a new pee… https://t.co/kEG0cqdRwe

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 17:13    
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ICYMI: New mathematical evidence contradicts a fundamental assumption about elliptic curves. But how convincing is… https://t.co/8cd8yN11ZX

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 16:09    
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ICYMI: The effects of genes are so intertwined, it’s almost impossible to delete more than one without hurting a ce… https://t.co/fuQ3DsyftE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 15:05    
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ICYMI: Enhanced computing power and stand-in simulations have open the door to a provocative possibility within the… https://t.co/TiOxPcTxaE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 14:01    
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ICYMI: A theoretical cosmologist with a knack for narrative, Valeria Pettorino, is aiming to apply the swath of dat… https://t.co/f1rPuXc3dS

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-13 00:41    
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From the archives: The biological world is computational at its core, argues computer scientist Leslie Valiant. His… https://t.co/LQ0SfUIOFF

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 23:37    
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ICYMI: The sequence ABCABACBA, at just nine symbols long, contains all six possible arrangements of the letters A,… https://t.co/fuOVcrOaNE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 22:33    
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ICYMI: If you think the organelles called mitochondria are simply ovoid energy producers, think again. Their shapes… https://t.co/6vMeM6mkwh

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 21:29    
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ICYMI: The brain’s navigational system — our “inner GPS” — has turned out to be unexpectedly plastic and mutable. I… https://t.co/xzn23cS4s2

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 20:25    
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ICYMI: Higgs-like behavior has been induced in electrons before, but physicists weren’t always sure what was going… https://t.co/S91zN9K7zZ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 20:20    
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Work honored by this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine deciphered the mechanism that cells use to cope with changing o… https://t.co/K08e7WOBLL

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 19:21    
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ICYMI: To prevent their discovery from being dismissed as a simple consequence of erosion, researchers aimed their… https://t.co/0Wf3duqDXB

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 18:17    
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ICYMI: Scientists thought that the cells in developing embryos discovered where they were in the body and what they… https://t.co/kVvgNyghbv

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 17:29    
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New from our podcast: A fundamental recipe for building branching river networks is beginning to take shape.… https://t.co/2ENQRSMmTo

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 17:13    
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ICYMI: A newly found pattern that can reveal the conditions under which a river network forms could offer insights… https://t.co/z7vf0ZTuzI

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 16:09    
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From the archives: Physicists still don't know what quantum theory means. Rebuilding the theory from the ground up… https://t.co/G4p4lwnRgQ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 15:05    
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From the archives: It's a metal. It's an insulator. It's samarium hexaboride! At super-low temperatures, this cryst… https://t.co/N71NnNTGr5

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 14:01    
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ICYMI: Just how well does evidence point us toward the truth? In math, that often depends on how good your models a… https://t.co/LbMVof1iE6

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 01:45    
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ICYMI: In an obscure corner of the mathematical world, computer simulations devised by a retired software engineer… https://t.co/d0xsatf1hr

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-12 00:41    
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ICYMI: Tadashi Tokieda is exploring the extraordinary properties of seemingly ordinary objects and introducing huma… https://t.co/wxqDxla3lz

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 23:37    
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ICYMI: Mathematicians have disproved the strong cosmic censorship conjecture. Their work answers one of the most im… https://t.co/t2vR9xKv51

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 22:44    
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The latest from our podcast: A newly found pattern that can reveal the conditions under which a river network forms… https://t.co/VOyaSJga3n

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 22:33    
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With a paper whose main argument can be boiled down to just one page of dense mathematics, a Russian researcher has… https://t.co/QETYq0G0tA

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 21:45    
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The 2019 #NobelPrize in Chemistry honors the development of the lithium-ion battery, the workhorse technology that… https://t.co/d0oOrkLjoE

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 21:29    
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ICYMI: Researchers hope that the genes of a glowing squid can illuminate how animals evolved organs for beneficial… https://t.co/MznuygJURP

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 20:34    
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The equal sign forms the bedrock of mathematics. Some mathematicians think it needs to be replaced.… https://t.co/ITNMCR9HOA

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 20:25    
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From the archives: Our galaxy is moving at a speed we still can’t explain. A supercluster of galaxies hidden behind… https://t.co/I8FWIRlhAV

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 19:21    
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ICYMI: At the very least, new AI-based systems are “hardworking assistants” that can comb through data for hours on… https://t.co/1ZKujoNGWi

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 18:17    
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“We are really excited about it. We are hoping that this is the first application of a quantum computer.” — John Ma… https://t.co/fUXeOBlVm3

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 17:13    
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ICYMI: Discolored patches of wall or ground are often mistaken for shadows, when they are really faint images of th… https://t.co/m5DqtXViVA

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 16:09    
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“Things are going super fast, Each week now I look at the [scientific preprint site] arxiv, and someone just solved… https://t.co/Hse22YxBlV

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 15:05    
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ICYMI: The introduction of a new anti-Strep vaccine handed scientists a chance to do an extraordinary experiment on… https://t.co/LuRbLDxTG4

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 14:52    
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The first observers of an exoplanet, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, have earned a share of the Nobel Prize in Phys… https://t.co/P4La6KlcsK

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 14:52    
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Jacob Lurie's monumental work on 'infinity categories' is rewriting mathematics. But mathematical revolutions can b… https://t.co/JbJCIHuIzD

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 14:01    
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ICYMI: Martin Rees, the University of Cambridge astrophysicist, Astronomer Royal and popular author, discusses how… https://t.co/scFQSzPelN

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 01:45    
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ICYMI: A new theory about the evolution of altruism integrates the idea of kin selection with the insight that in a… https://t.co/u5jJJsi5Om

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-11 00:41    
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ICYMI: Evidence is mounting that tissue regeneration and cancer involve a shared cellular mechanism, which some res… https://t.co/CT8SZ2tGZD

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 23:37    
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From the archives: Three physicists have proposed a new solution to one of the deepest mysteries in particle physic… https://t.co/C1itTz61Mn

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 22:33    
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ICYMI: How did the Earth get tectonic plates? The answer may help us understand how life began.… https://t.co/S5bW9JBz4B

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 21:29    
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ICYMI: A fundamental recipe for building branching river networks is beginning to take shape.… https://t.co/HPeZ2Lnzli

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 21:02    
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The latest Nobel Prize in Medicine honors the discovery of the mechanism that cells use to adapt to low oxygen. It’… https://t.co/3nE3XGL69G

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 20:25    
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From the archives: A recent theory explains the seemingly irreversible arrow of time while yielding insights into e… https://t.co/RHtSpzSiLG

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 19:21    
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ICYMI: Mathematicians have so much evidence supporting the twin primes conjecture that most assume it’s true, even… https://t.co/l5syMoSTMj

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 18:29    
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Our latest podcast: Researchers believe they’re beginning to unpack the math behind the grandaddy of all obvious br… https://t.co/IzbvpW2njJ

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 18:17    
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ICYMI: A map of the solar system from 1846 shows the presumed orbit of Vulcan, a hypothetical planet that was invok… https://t.co/JvfzMnyxZd

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 17:13    
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“Sometimes, the reason that a conjecture is very hard to prove is simply that it is false.” — Noga Alon, Princeton… https://t.co/i8QdtCYv4l

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 16:09    
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ICYMI: “What are mathematicians? What are physicists? I had heard these words, but surely these people don’t exist… https://t.co/lbhKig1XeS

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 16:05    
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A community of mathematicians say the equal sign is too rigid to capture many mathematical complexities. They're re… https://t.co/Iq9oO5YOp7

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 14:01    
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ICYMI: An AI approach called generative modeling is clearly powerful, but whether it truly represents a new approac… https://t.co/r6fiFa2LGG

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-10 01:45    
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Last year, astronomers made the first discovery of a planet coming into existence. Now they say that the planet may… https://t.co/TW9ixCF6KH

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-09 23:37    
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Old theory: The brain balances at a critical point between low neural activity and avalanches of firings. New theor… https://t.co/m2bYLWjCf9

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-09 22:33    
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From the archives: 19th-century mathematicians thought the “roots of unity” were the key to solving Fermat’s Last T… https://t.co/iazoSBIjYk

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-09 21:29    
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ICYMI: Hints from tumors and stem cells inform a new idea about why the complexity of animals suddenly took off hal… https://t.co/KfsyiaY0YB

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Quanta Magazine | 2019-10-09 20:25    
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Hedetniemi’s conjecture has stood as one of the big open graph theory problems of the last 50 years. The Russian ma… https://t.co/0FKuU8H1pY

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