Entangled Wormholes Could Pave the Way for Quantum Gravity

This is a Preview. Buy this Digital Issue or Sign InThe weird quantum phenomenon of entanglement could produce shortcuts between distant black holesAdvertisement |...

As census failure blame points at IBM, why we shouldn’t be surprised by its...

The Australian online census, which failed so spectacularly last week has still not succeeded in having enough people complete the...

Cosmic Inflation Theory Faces Challenges

This is a Preview. Buy this Digital Issue or Sign InThe latest astrophysical measurements, combined with theoretical problems, cast doubt on the long-cherished inflationary...

What's an Aleppo Pepper?

It’s doubtful but maybe, just maybe, if Gary Johnson ever tried muhammara, he might have avoided his epic flub, “What’s Aleppo?” Had he tasted it,...

One-celled life possessed tools for going multicellular

Scaling up from one cell to many may have been a small step rather than a giant leap for early life on Earth. A...

The Evolution of Human Metabolism

Our metabolic engine fueled the emergence of hallmark traitsAdvertisement | Report AdIn our February cover story, anthropologist Herman Pontzer of Hunter College explains why...

Can ethics training improve the quality of research?

The jury is still out of the value of research integrity trainingWhat is research integrity really about? “What many people first think of is...

Emmanuelle Charpentier: European research funding could do with less red tape

The CRISPR/Cas9 co-inventor shares her perspective on research funding, mobility and careerLike many other scientists in Europe, Emmanuelle Charpentier had to fight very hard...