A new experiment shows how facts may depend on the observer.
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Network neuroscience could revolutionize how we understand the brain — and change our approach to neurological and psychiatric disorders.
New research investigates whether the “butterfly effect,” a feature of classical physics that describes the high sensitivity of many systems to tiny changes in their starting condition, also applies to quantum mechanics.
Scientists are beginning to discover that the microbes in a sourdough depend not just on the native microbial flora of the baker’s house and hands, but also on other factors like the choice of flour, the temperature of the kitchen, and when and how often the starter is fed.