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Do colliding neutron stars or supernovae produce heavy elements?

2017 a burst of gravitational waves was detected by the LIGO and Virgo detectors. Astronomers quickly turned their telescopes towards…

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How Do You Fold Two Metres’ Worth of DNA Into a Cell Nucleus 10 Microns Wide?

Squinting through his microscope at salamander cells, late-nineteenth-century biologist Walther Flemming spotted a curious substance deep inside the cells’ nuclei…

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