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France’s research minister lays out his priorities

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Thierry Mandon on cutting red tape, French researchers’ self-effacement and shaking up social science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19868

Intricate animal and flower tattoos found on Egyptian mummy

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Scholars excited by depiction of actual objects on the body of a 3,000-year-old woman.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19864

Human embryos grown in lab for longer than ever before

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Embryos cultured for up to 13 days after fertilization open a window into early development.

Nature 533 15 doi: 10.1038/533015a

How club drug ketamine fights depression

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Breakdown product of drug reduces signs of depression in mice without side effects.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19862

Computer gleans chemical insight from lab notebook failures

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Machine-learning approach mines unpublished 'dark' reactions that don't work, as well as ones that do.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19866

Can artificial intelligence create the next wonder material?

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Some researchers believe that machine-learning techniques can revolutionize how materials science is done.

Nature 533 22 doi: 10.1038/533022a

The week in science: 29 April–5 May 2016

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New Mars missions shape up; Nobel laureate passes away; and a marten stops the world’s biggest science experiment.

Nature 533 12 doi: 10.1038/533012a

US and China eye up European gravitational-wave mission

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Space-based detector draws interest, but regulatory hurdles might complicate a partnership.

Nature 533 19 doi: 10.1038/533019a

Citizen scientists aid Ecuador earthquake relief

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Effort to identify damaged areas combines crowdsourcing with machine-learning algorithms.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19861

Set up a public registry of competing interests

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

The problem of bias in published research must be tackled in a consistent and comprehensive fashion, says Adam G. Dunn.

Nature 533 9 doi: 10.1038/533009a

Stem-cell plan aims to bring rhino back from brink of extinction

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Ambitious effort depends on transformation of rhino tissue into sperm and egg cells.

Nature 533 20 doi: 10.1038/533020a

UK graphene inquiry reveals commercial struggles

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Concerns about the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute reflect a broader decline in industrial research and development.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19840

Nine years of censorship

news@nature - 11 min 3 sec ago

Canadian scientists are now allowed to speak out about their work — and the government policy that had restricted communications.

Nature 533 26 doi: 10.1038/533026a

Cattle drug threatens thousands of vultures

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Modelling study paints bleak picture for Europe’s bird populations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19839

Software error doomed Japanese Hitomi spacecraft

news@nature - 11 min 4 sec ago

Space agency declares the astronomy satellite a loss.

Nature 533 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19835

Morning Break: OxyContin Investigation; Bio-Hacking Feces

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ABIM Announces New Certification Exam Option

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Pink Slips for Patients?

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The week in science: 22–28 April 2016

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Paris climate deal signed; NIH clinical trials suspended; and duplicated images found in hundreds of biology papers.

Nature 532 418 doi: 10.1038/532418a

Praise, Caution and Concern Greet New FDA Tobacco Rules

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