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Global-warming limit of 2 °C hangs in the balance

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Panel creates scientific baseline for debate about climate reparations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17202

Concern raised over payment for fast-track peer review

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Scientist resigns from NPG’s Scientific Reports journal over pilot project.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17204

Experts struggle to confirm archaeological damage in Iraq

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Satellites offer clues to true scope of destruction by terrorist group ISIS.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17155

Ebola’s fast evolution questioned

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Genome-sequencing study finds the virus evolving more slowly than thought, but others say the focus should be on monitoring the effects of new mutations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17200

Gene counsellors expect resurgence of 'Jolie effect'

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But misinterpreted results of tests for cancer risk can result in unnecessary surgery.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17184

Bumblebee study called into question

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Data reanalysis casts doubt on UK government stance on neonicotinoid pesticides.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17201

Astronaut twins study raises questions about genetic privacy

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NASA research on Mark and Scott Kelly may never get published.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17199

Graphene sandwich makes new form of ice

news@nature - 2 hours 35 min ago

Unusual square structure suggests how flattened water can zip through tight channels.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17175

Seven days: 20–26 March 2015

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The week in science: Pitcairn islands to gain massive marine reserve; US sets rules on fracking; and the head of Japan’s RIKEN Institute quits.

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CERN battles short circuit behind LHC delay

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Team will attempt to remove small metal debris left over from upgrade work, without opening massive magnet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17186

Biotech boot camp

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US funding agencies are turning to a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to focus fledgling biomedical companies on success — even when that means making a scientific course correction.

Nature 519 402 doi: 10.1038/519402a

'Beautiful mind' John Nash adds Abel Prize to his Nobel

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Mathematician made famous by Hollywood will share US$765,000 award with Louis Nirenberg for work in the field of geometric analysis.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17179

An inside look at the first pig biobank

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Nature watches a porcine autopsy that will help create a powerful animal model of diabetes.

Nature 519 397 doi: 10.1038/519397a

Climate modellers take tropical approach

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Ten-year US-led project seeks to plug gaps in global-warming simulations.

Nature 519 398 doi: 10.1038/519398a

Intelligent robots must uphold human rights

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The common fear is that intelligent machines will turn against humans. But who will save the robots from each other, and from us, asks Hutan Ashrafian.

Nature 519 391 doi: 10.1038/519391a

Nephrologists Iffy About Dialysis in Expectant Moms

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:03pm
(MedPage Today) -- Survey results suggests lack of clear guidelines leads to uncertainty.

Chronic Inflammation May Stiffen Arteries in PsA (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:01pm
(MedPage Today) -- Independent of CVD risk factors, erythrocyte sedimentation rate predicts greater arterial stiffness in psoriatic arthritis.

Does Chugging More Water Equal Fewer Kidney Stones?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 9:57pm
(MedPage Today) -- Meta-analysis finds that higher water consumption lowers risk.

PCPs Need to Push Colorectal Cancer Screening

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Prevention begins with primary care support, says the AAFP.

Doctors, Stop Sticking Your Patients So Often

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Sun, 03/29/2015 - 10:00am
(MedPage Today) -- UCSF's Think Twice, Stick Once campaign aims to curb unnecessary venipunctures.
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