Spiros Michalakis, manager of outreach and staff researcher at Caltech's Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM), and Matthew Hastings, a researcher at Microsoft, have solved one of the world's most challenging open problems in the field of mathematical physics.
The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the US.
Researchers said they have uncovered for the first time the molecular mechanism responsible for triggering lymphedema, a painful swelling of the arms and legs that often comes as an unintended consequence of cancer treatment.
One of the most profound changes in the life of an organism is what Antonio Giraldez calls ‘embryonic puberty’: The stage when an early embryo stops taking instructions from its mother on how to develop and activates its own genome to kick out those instructions instead.
The police killings of two black men in the United States in the past week underscores that African Americans continue to be oppressed as an ethnic group like the Palestinians, an American researcher and historian says.
Iranian researcher and associate member of the Academy of Persian Language and Literature Jaleh Amouzgar received the Legion of Honor from the French Ambassador in Iran François Sénémaud in a ceremony at the French Embassy in Tehran.