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  • Layer by Layer: The Ascent of Nanoscale Two-Dimensional Materials

    Science Spotlights

    The emerging ability to precisely engineer 2D materials could open design pathways to future-generation microelectronic devices, improved batteries, and even new types of liquid crystals.

    Aug 25, 2014

  • Three 'mapmakers' of the universe discuss how their dramatically intricate 3-D universes can tell important stories about the cosmos.

    Aug 20, 2014

  • Three exoplanet hunters came together to discuss the discovery boom, consider the next steps in the hunt for habitable worlds, and debate whether we're likely to find alien life in the next decade.

    Jul 09, 2014

  • Three geneticists – James Sikela of the University of Colorado School of Medicine, James Noonan of the Kavli Institute for Neuroscience at Yale, and Daniel Geschwind of UCLA – discuss how their field is revolutionizing the study of human brain evolution.

    Jul 07, 2014

  • A U.N. commission unanimously declared that addiction is a disease of the brain. Three neuroscientists discuss this consensus, as well as the biology of addiction and prospects for improved pharmacological treatments.

    Jun 10, 2014

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