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Rare gravitational lens caused by mysterious source

The "milli-lens" holds the promise of probing the universe at new scales

Row threatens Chinese telescope

Astronomers disagree over optical design

US eclipse spoiler alert

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Squid see clearly in low light using linked proteins

Refractive-index gradient reduces spherical aberration

Light is seen to scatter off light

Lead-ion collisions reveal phenomenon forbidden in classical physics

Rare elements could be forged by neutron stars eaten by black holes

Hypothesis could change understanding of some dark matter

Coherent neutrino scattering seen with compact detector

Small detector could lead beyond the Standard Model

Cosmic-ray detector heads to the International Space Station

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Why being average is bad news for ants

Medium-sized ants slide more easily down the slopes of sandy pits dug by antlion larvae

'Solar glasses' provide power as well as shade

Device exploits lightweight, semi-transparent organic solar cells

"Solar glasses" provide power as well as shade

Device exploits lightweight, semi-transparent organic solar cells

Live embryos analysed with new microscopy method

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Solar core spins four times faster than expected

New finding could revolutionize understanding of Sun's structure

Indian scientists protest over funding

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Single photons set for telecom wavelengths

Carbon nanotubes might boost quantum technologies

No insects harmed with new imaging method

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Mushroom spores launched by 'catapult'

Engineers mimic how mushrooms disperse spores

Neptune's unexpected bright storm

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New look for long-neglected accelerator

Souped-up FFAG could rival synchrotrons