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The noble gas can help bring atoms together.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Scientists look to nature to make a glue that can bind wet surfaces together.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

A close up image of the Zika virus.

According to experts, it's strong historic investment in basic science, academic freedom for researchers and patience to see results.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Cryo-electron microscopy helps scientists see the structure of biomolecules down to each individual atom.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

So-called cryo-electron microscopy can see the atoms of biological proteins in water.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

A gold medal sits atop a burgundy background, surrounded by waving ribbons. The ribbon atop the medal says Nobel Prize.

Beginning early Monday morning, Inside Science will cover the discoveries behind three of the most anticipated science prizes of the year.

Chris Gorski, Editor

The temperature at which champagne is stored determines what comes out of the bottle.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Dilution may make flavors more readily available to be savored.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

Chemical signatures in penguin tail feathers reveal where the birds go in winter months.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

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