The second-largest quantum computing chip won't be fitted into IBM's next-generation System Two quantum computer. Instead, it will use three smaller 133-qubit chips with a much lower error rate.
After the warmest autumn ever, researchers are confident 2023 will be the hottest year on record before it has even finished.
Dec. 10, 2023: Our weekly roundup of the latest science in the news, as well as a few fascinating articles to keep you entertained.
In this interview, immunologist Ruslan Medzhitov explains how fundamental inflammation is, why it often goes wrong, and whether there's anything we can do about chronic inflammation.
A house in Australia harbored more than 400 moths and butterflies, and hundreds of other species, including ones never documented before.
Clouded leopards can rotate their ankle joints by almost 180 degrees and they kill prey by biting the back of their necks with their huge teeth.
DNA from a supposed Abominable Snowman actually came from a horse, but that doesn't mean stories of the Yeti passed on by local people aren't important.
A weird phenomenon in which electricity flows like water was spotted in a nanowire made of "strange metal" — a bizarre metal phase that has stumped physicists for 40 years.
If dark matter is made from "dark" versions of the basic building blocks of ordinary matter, the world's largest particle accelerator should be able to pin it down, a new study suggests.
Why does ice float in water, instead of sinking to the bottom? It has to do with water's density and molecular structure.
Far from any galaxy, icy grains of dust in deep space may be able to form organic molecules, a new preprint study finds.
Tiny biological robots can move on their own, assemble into 'superbots' and encourage nerve cells regrow.