Sian Roberts

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Stephen Hawking's final paper bursts the multiverse bubble with a Holographic Universe theory

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking passed away earlier this year, but his legacy to science will live on. His final theory on the origin of the …

ALA Midwinter 2018 in Photos

This year’s ALA midwinter conference, which took place February 9–13 in Denver, brought together librarians, publishing professionals, and other …

Books

Genome editor CRISPR’s latest trick? Offering a sharper snapshot of activity inside the cell

Airplane flight recorders and body cameras help investigators make sense of complicated events. Biologists studying cells have tried to build their …

Genetics

Seventeen volunteers let this worm live inside them to help defeat a dangerous disease

At 12:05 p.m. on a Thursday in February, a lab technician takes a six-well plate containing a solitary red snail and places it in a heated water bath …

Osteoarthritis: Could researchers have found the key to prevention?

A new study may have revealed a possible new prevention and treatment strategy for osteoarthritis, which is one of the most common and debilitating …

New antibiotic family discovered in dirt

<b>US scientists have discovered a new family of antibiotics in soil samples.</b><p>The natural compounds could be used to combat hard-to-treat infections, the team at Rockefeller University hopes.<p>Tests show the compounds, called malacidins, annihilate several bacterial diseases that have become resistant to …