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Physicists have created a new and extremely rare kind of uranium

By Leah Crane False-colour scanning transmission electron micrograph of uranium atoms DR MITSUO OHTSUKI/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY Researchers have produced the lightest version of a uranium atom ever. It has only…

Facebook says its AI could help find drug combinations to treat cancer

By Chris Stokel-Walker There are too many drug combinations for humans to evaluate millionsjoker/Getty Images Facebook claims that its new artificial intelligence can predict the way drugs interact with each…

The alphabet may have been invented 500 years earlier than we thought

By Colin Barras Could these markings be the beginnings of modern alphabets? Glenn Schwartz The early history of the alphabet may require rewriting. Four clay artefacts found at an ancient…

Robotic elephant trunk can learn new tasks on its own

By Matthew Sparkes A robotic elephant trunk uses artificial intelligence to mimic the way sensory input sets off chain reactions of synapses in organic brains. This technology could help us…

Meteorologists can predict strength of Asian monsoon a year in advance

By Donna Lu Woman walking during the rainy season in Vietnam Nick Dolding / Getty Images A climate model can now reliably predict the strength of the Asian summer monsoon…

Blue Origin’s latest launch brings it close to sending humans to space

By Leah Crane The New Shepard booster after returning to the landing pad on 14 April Blue Origin Blue Origin, the space flight company founded by Jeff Bezos, has completed…

A Former Alt-Right YouTuber Explains His Methods

Ms. Southern described the situation differently. “We asked the question because we knew it was going to force people to question their own political views and realize the contradiction in…

Shares of TuSimple, a developer of autonomous trucks, fall sharply after I.P.O. before recovering.

Shares in TuSimple, a developer of autonomous trucks that is backed by Volkswagen and UPS, fell sharply on Thursday after its initial public offering, suggesting that investors have doubts about…

Whitest paint ever reflects 98 per cent of light and could cool homes

By Matthew Sparkes An infrared camera shows how a sample of the whitest paint (the dark purple square in the middle on the right) cools the board below ambient temperature…

Heat overrides genes to make bearded dragon embryos change sex

By Christa Lesté-Lasserre The central bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps) of Australia can change sex before hatching MOAimage / Getty Images Some lizards that begin developing as males will actually hatch…