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What are wormholes? An astrophysicist explains these shortcuts through space-time

This article was originally published on The conversation. (opens in a new tab) The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Editorials and Perspectives. dejan stojkovic (opens in a new tab)professor of physics, University at Buffalo curious children (opens in a new tab) is a series for children of all ages. If you have …

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Chaos Theory Explains Why Your Life Gets So Incredibly Messy (and Beautiful)

Chaos Theory Explains Why Your Life Gets So Incredibly Messy (and Beautiful)

A branch of mathematics called chaos theory examines how small changes to a system can lead to unpredictable behavior. Chaos theory explains how complex systems work in multiple fields, including astrophysics, climate change, and neuroscience. Chaos doesn’t always mean systems are totally unpredictable. Researchers have identified patterns that help them predict global movements. “Does the …

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New study explains salt transport mechanisms and may help treat cystic fibrosis

New study explains salt transport mechanisms and may help treat cystic fibrosis

image: Pablo Artigas, Ph.D., of TTUHSC, and a team of collaborators investigated the structural features of H+/K+ pumps and Na+/K+ pumps that cause them to regulate the passage of salts through membrane barriers. see After Credit: TTUHSC In a recently published research article, Pablo Artigas, Ph.D., of the Center for Membrane Protein Research at Texas …

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