'Premature' rules for preclinical research need more flexibility and greater community involvement, say scientific society leaders.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17354
NASA initiative seeks to bolster interdisciplinary science in hunt for extraterrestrial life.
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Genes for antibiotic resistance among those found in most-diverse human microbiome.
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Just three animals remain on Isle Royale, spelling probable end of 57-year ecology project.
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1.5-million-year-old tracks give snapshot of early human life.
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Most people's DNA contains genetic mutations that are potentially lethal to offspring.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17304
Examining normal tissue as well as tumours gives physicians a better shot at choosing effective therapies.
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Genentech and Nature urge researchers to authenticate their cells.
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From kidneys to hands, 3D printers are churning out made-to-order bones and rudimentary organs.
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As the venerable space telescope turns 25 this month, key scientists and engineers recount the highs and lows of its stellar career.
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Scientists tell Nature Video about their favourite moment with the space telescope.
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The week in science: Protests delay telescope construction, Brazil approves GM eucalyptus; and African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention takes shape.
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Alan Rusbridger wants researchers to help convince powerful philanthropic organizations to set an example and stop propelling carbon emissions.
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Thirty years of pursuit have failed to yield a drug to take on one of the deadliest families of cancer-causing proteins. Now some researchers are taking another shot.
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Move addresses concerns that some experiments are not using enough animals.
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