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Can’t Sleep? Neither do Flies

Can’t Sleep? Neither do Flies

Ask ten students how much they sleep and you’ll end up with ten different answers. Although it’s generally accepted that eight hours a night is a good goal, scientists are unsure how much sleep is necessary for survival. Sleep is

From the Editor: Issue 90.3 “Innovating for the Future”

From the Editor: Issue 90.3 “Innovating for the Future”

Where do you see the world in 2030? The progress of the world is inextricably tied with the progress of scientific innovations. Scientists improve the world by adapting creative breakthroughs in the lab to our own lives, through drugs that

From the Editor: Issue 90.2 “Truth in Science”

From the Editor: Issue 90.2 “Truth in Science”

Science and innovation surround every part of our lives. From the production of the food you eat to the creation of better phone batteries, innovative design allows us to live better lives. We reap the benefits from new advances in heathcare,

Peering Into the Earth’s Violent Past : New techniques see origin of ancient volcanic eruptions

Peering Into the Earth’s Violent Past : New techniques see origin of ancient volcanic eruptions

Tracing a 65 million year history of the Earth is no easy task, but researchers at the University of Quebec have found a new method. By taking a tango through time, they created a new tool for modeling our past Earth, and have used it to discover a second hotspot origin for the Deccan traps.

High School Profile: Emelia McLaughlin

High School Profile: Emelia McLaughlin

Emelia McLaughlin is a high school student interested in engineering and leadership.

High School Profile: Sasha Thomas

High School Profile: Sasha Thomas

Sasha Thomas is a high school student challenging herself through research and biology competitions.

A World of Wonder: Opening the David Friend Hall at the Peabody Museum

A World of Wonder: Opening the David Friend Hall at the Peabody Museum

A series of dazzling crystals and minerals are now on display in the David Friend Hall of the Peabody Museum. The display sets a high standard for natural history museums around the world.

Transferring New Energy to an Old Rule: Pushing the Boundaries of Classical Physics

Transferring New Energy to an Old Rule: Pushing the Boundaries of Classical Physics

Can vibrating membranes reveal fundamental truths? An extension of the adiabatic theorem may lead to improved control of systems.

China Launches World’s First Quantum Telecommunication Satellite

China Launches World’s First Quantum Telecommunication Satellite

China has launched the world’s first quantum satellite, which promises to probe new aspects of mysterious quantum communications. But as the technology can potentially create a spy-proof communications network, the entire world is eagerly watching the results.

Scaling Quantum Computers to New Heights: Computer Science Leaps Ahead with Quantum Chips

Scaling Quantum Computers to New Heights: Computer Science Leaps Ahead with Quantum Chips

Quantum technologies could unlock entirely new ways to view the world — but only if scientists can create stable methods of manipulating qubits. Researchers from the Yale Quantum Institute have integrated classical and quantum technologies to create scalable quantum information chips, heralding a paradigm shift for the field.