Quantum physicists shining new light on cave art

Leslie Van Gelder, a well-known American-born archeologist has been working with Dr. Harald Schwefel, and other physicists at Otago University to develop a lamp that mimics the flickering torch light that paleolithic cave ...

New approach could accelerate efforts to catalogue vast numbers of cells

Artistic sketches can be used to capture details of a scene in a simpler image. MIT researchers are now bringing that concept to computational biology, with a novel method that extracts comprehensive samples—called "sketches"—of ...

Researcher uses decomposition fungi to create patterns in wood

Fungi that decompose tree trunks can conjure up real works of art in wood. In nature, however, the decay-causing fungi not only decorate the tree, but also destroy it. Empa researchers are now teaching the fungi how to draw. ...

Songs featuring guest artists: Why they are more successful

In 2018, a song called "Girls Like You" credited to Maroon 5, featuring Cardi B stayed at the top of the U.S. charts for seven weeks. Two other songs with featuring credits reached No. 1 last year: "Havana" by Camila Cabello, ...

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