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06.13.2017

Ants build highly-complex nests that constantly adapt to their environment. How can such complexity arise from simple individual behaviors? A team of researchers has broken their code.

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05.30.2017

Prices for a black truffle can exceed €1000 a kilogram, especially because this highly-sought after fungus—a gastronomic delicacy—still resists domestication. Researchers are trying to understand...

Article
05.01.2017
Ascidians are strange little marine invertebrates shaped like wineskins that can quickly grow new tissue after suffering serious injury. The biological mechanisms underlying this process have barely...
Opinion
12.16.2016
Breathing, running, eating, urinating, singing or giving birth are all actions that mobilize our elasticity. How can we preserve this essential capacity of organs and tissues to return to their...
Article
07.18.2016
French mathematicians Hugo Duminil-Copin and Vincent Calvez were awarded prizes by the European Mathematical Society (EMS), whose congress is being held this week in Berlin. Christoph Sorger,...