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Researchers have developed an AI algorithm to accurately predict the gender of pre-paid mobile phone users, which could be useful in crises.
Researchers have uncovered how a virus uses a two-pronged attack against a single protein to kill bacteria.
Researchers have uncovered the exact mechanism that causes new solar cells to break down in air, paving the way for a solution.
The synthetic biologists from Imperial College London have re-engineered yeast cells to manufacture the nonribosomal peptide antibiotic penicillin. In laboratory experiments, they were able to demonstrate that this yeast ...
Scientists have re-examined an overlooked museum fossil and discovered that it is the earliest member of the titanosauriform family of dinosaurs.
Researchers are developing drones that could detect plant disease before any visible signs show, allowing farmers to stop infections in their tracks.
How the properties of clouds change in response to local pollution - mainly from coal burning and ship engines - has been more accurately determined.
The deadly chytrid fungus has for the first time been found to infect and kill species other than amphibians, giving clues on how it causes disease.
Researchers are planning to synthesise a class of chemical compounds to determine whether they are an important building block for making galaxies.
Researchers have found evidence of how ancient Britain separated from Europe, which happened in two stages, they report today in Nature Communications.