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Strange Pasta
January 21, 2015
A form of matter known as "nuclear pasta" in neutron star crusts may be even weirder than previously thought.
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Sonic Booms in Nerves
January 20, 2015
Shock waves in nerve cells could speed signals.
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Kirigami Quantified
January 20, 2015
Physicists find a simple set of rules to create curves from straight lines with the ancient paper folding art of Kirigami.
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Ants Don't Jam
January 19, 2015
A new model explains why ants in traffic tend to bypass a collision and just keep going.
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