Philip Ball / December 12, 2016
Strict regulation can help—not hinder—scientific progress
Haldane, Kosterlitz and Thouless did work at the "tip of a branch that joins the core of physics very close to the trunk"
The virus has been known since 1947, when it was reported in Uganda
Philip Ball / August 24, 2016
“Our world no longer looks quite so special”
A new discovery suggests that it happened—but there is more at stake here than archaeology
“Our fate seems closely dependent on the nearest and greatest of the gas giants”
Philip Ball / June 7, 2016
Siddhartha Mukherjee's recent article on epigenetics has drawn heavy criticism—rightly?
It may not be long until they overtake our fastest supercomputers
"Project Starshot" is worthy of admiration for chutzpah alone
Philip Ball / April 4, 2016
Scientists have created a "minimal cell" with just 473 genes—such work could have huge benefits beyond biology