Mathematical models from physics can show us how a big language might eradicate a smaller one, Ida Emilie Steinmark finds.
The ability to print your own medicine is just around the corner, Alice Turner explores this recent development.
DNA from other organisms can trickle down to our genomes. Should we be worried?
James Burgon explores the evolution of pregnancy tests – and why a frog is more effective than a mouse.
The parasitic tropical disease, schistosomiasis, affects up to 209 million people. But scientists may now have discovered an unusual solution – the giant river prawn.
Sarah Neidler has a closer look at curcumin’s biomedical properties and explains why it may not be suitable as a therapeutic agent – although often called a wonder drug.
Chaotic environments such as messy kitchens can cause stress, which can then lead us to over-snack on calorific treats – twice as many cookies according to this study!
There’s a large range of ways to depict any number, but none of these depictions answers the question: what is the fundamental nature of a number?