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Paper Goes Viral: Cellular Sculptures By Charles Clary

Germs never looked so clean-cut until they met artist Charles Clary. A painter and papercrafting artist originally from Tennessee, Clary uses an Xacto knife to dissect hundreds of colorful sheets, which he stacks to create beautiful molecular reliefs. Resembling delicate ...
Like us, wasps don’t forget a face

Like us, wasps don’t forget a face

Paper wasps have brains that are less than a millionth the size of the human brain, yet new research shows they have a similar ability to recognize and remember a familiar face.
Equation explains forces that repel water, oil

Equation explains forces that repel water, oil

A new equation is the first to predict the hydrophobic interactions of molecules. Such interactions explain why oil and water don’t mix, how proteins are structured, and what holds biological membranes together. The new formula is expected to affect applications ...
‘Boring’ fungus finally gets a name

‘Boring’ fungus finally gets a name

A fungus that’s been lurking underground for millions of years—known only through its DNA—has been cultured, photographed, named, and assigned a place on the tree of life. Researchers say it represents an entirely new class of fungi: the Archaeorhizomycetes.
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Beautiful Science Revealed: Powering the Cell

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of our cells look like, this video will really get the ones in your brain turning. Biovisions at Harvard University have put together some incredibly beautiful and accurate visualizations on the operation of ...