How stiff is the proton?

The proton is a composite particle made up of fundamental building blocks of quarks and gluons. These components and their interactions determine the proton's structure, including its electrical charges and currents. This ...

Predicting rainfall futures

Despite decades of research, what will happen to rainfall in years to come remains unknown, and severe floods as well as prolonged droughts are already defying expectations.

Scientists produce chimp genetic map to combat trafficking

Scientists have produced the first genetic map of chimpanzees in the wild, offering a detailed reconstruction of the endangered species' past migrations, and a new tool to combat illegal trafficking.

Measuring costs and benefits of citizen science

It's never been easy to accurately measure the impact of any scientific research, but it's even harder for citizen science projects, which don't follow traditional methods. Public involvement places citizen science in a new ...

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