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The Multiverse Of Perception

<i>Today, we at 13.7 are honored to host as a guest blogger Nobel Laureate Frank Wilczek, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists. Wilczek won the Nobel Prize for his contributions to our understanding of how quarks behave inside particles called hadrons, of which protons and neutrons are</i> …

Physics

Some top measurements from CERN's Large Hadron Collider

New and improved measurements of the heaviest quark. Also, in what sense do protons get bigger as they go faster, and how do we know?<p>It has been an interesting summer for particle physics. The first results from the current higher-energy collisions at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) have seen the …

Physics

Invisible Drones Could Become Reality with New Meta Material

Electrical engineers at the University of California in San Diego have created a new design for a cloaking device, using an ultra-thin Teflon …

Engineering

This Korean lab has nearly perfected dog cloning, and that’s just the start

Drake Baer / Tech Insider<p>SEOUL, South Korea — Every Friday, Junichi Fukuda leaves his apartment in Tokyo at 2:30 p.m. to make the 4:10 p.m. flight to …

Genetics

Scientists may have just stumbled upon a mathematical secret to how nature works

In nature, the relationship between predators and their prey seems like it should be simple: The more prey that’s available to be eaten, the more predators there should be to eat them.<p>If a prey population doubles, for instance, we would logically expect its predators to double too. But a new study, …

Biology