Two rhenium atoms approach and retreat from one another in an electron microscope video
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The National Science Foundation has begun rolling out its biennial science and engineering indicators, which finds that the U.S. is no longer the uncontested leader in science globally thanks to China's big spending efforts.
Meaningful, scientifically valid insights don’t always have to come from large groups, which can miss important detail in studies of pain, nutrition, psychology and other highly personal health issues.
Researchers found a previously unknown alphavirus, one that infects only mosquitoes. They named it the Yada Yada virus, in part because it cannot attack humans and is therefore irrelevant to health.