Neuroscientists from the University of Oslo are the first in the world to discover that structures on the outside of neurons play an important role in storing long-term memories. The structures look like small fishnets tightly wrapped around neurons, and long-term memories are lost if they are removed.
Despite our better knowledge, physics in schools is still taught from an outdated 19th century point of view. This essay argues for introducing general relativity, a cornerstone of modern physics, to physics students at high school.
Researchers have managed to change the structure of the naturally occurring, marine molecule iodinin in ways that can bring new hope for patients suffering not only from acute myeloid leukemia (AML), but also for those suffering from bacterial infections.
We think of oceans as being stable and permanent. However, they move at about the same speed as your fingernails grow.
A new study might explain the climatic changes which influenced the end of the last ice age.
If a material full of pores is soaked in a fluid and another fluid is forced into it, how will the invading fluid displace the other one? It took 30 years to verify the answer, which will be useful for CO2 storage.
This time the band members are not called Paul, John, Ringo and George - or Beyoncé Knowles, Kelly Rowland og Michelle Williams.
The struggle for resources and reproduction is a rough one. Lee Hsiang Liow has found “fossilized” competition.
Marianne Løken asked young women why they began male-dominated studies. The answers were disturbing.