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Researchers found that adding a full twist made it possible to break spaghetti in half.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Theoretical physicists come up with a new way to analyze the firework of signals coming from particle collision experiments.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

The major war between law enforcement and cell phone manufacturers is mostly over.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Researchers use machine learning to solve the long standing “sign problem” in computational physics.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Scientists describe a physical system that is both below “absolute zero” and above “absolute hot” at the same time.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Climate models produce incredible amounts of data. Soon, scientists may have to give some of it up.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Study shows how collective cooperation can develop in systems even when benefits are not obvious to individuals.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Computer model suggests nomads may be more likely than settlers to absorb new words, but linguists remain skeptical.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Theoretical physicists contemplate the seemingly impossible situation of a point in space-time where gravity goes to infinity.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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