The most popular news stories on our website this year included viruses so large that they rival a bacterium, one of the longest-running experiments in history and how our Universe could have been created in the collapse of a four-dimensional star.
A ten-dimensional theory of gravity makes the same predictions as standard quantum physics in fewer dimensions.
10 December 2013
Ultracold atoms pave way for negative-Kelvin materials.
3 January 2013
Once-forgotten 'tar pitch' experiment yields results after seven decades.
18 July 2013
Tamu Massif rivals the size of Olympus Mons on Mars.
5 September 2013
Big Bang was mirage from collapsing higher-dimensional star, theorists propose.
13 September 2013
Genome of largest viruses yet discovered hints at 'fourth domain' of life.
18 July 2013
Genome analysis suggests there was interbreeding between modern humans, Neanderthals, Denisovans and an unknown archaic population.
19 November 2013
University says loss of animals and lab records may ruin years of work on psychiatric diseases.
22 April 2013
But earthquakes, not eruptions, are Yellowstone's most serious geological risk.
28 October 2013
Sand from Mauritian beaches reveals rock from ancient landmass.
24 February 2013
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