Thierry Mandon on cutting red tape, French researchers’ self-effacement and shaking up social science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19868
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
Embryos cultured for up to 13 days after fertilization open a window into early development.
Nature 533 15 doi: 10.1038/533015a
Breakdown product of drug reduces signs of depression in mice without side effects.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19862
Machine-learning approach mines unpublished 'dark' reactions that don't work, as well as ones that do.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
Some researchers believe that machine-learning techniques can revolutionize how materials science is done.
Nature 533 22 doi: 10.1038/533022a
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
Space-based detector draws interest, but regulatory hurdles might complicate a partnership.
Nature 533 19 doi: 10.1038/533019a
Effort to identify damaged areas combines crowdsourcing with machine-learning algorithms.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19861
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
Ambitious effort depends on transformation of rhino tissue into sperm and egg cells.
Nature 533 20 doi: 10.1038/533020a
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
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
Modelling study paints bleak picture for Europe’s bird populations.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19839
Space agency declares the astronomy satellite a loss.
Nature 533 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19835
Paris climate deal signed; NIH clinical trials suspended; and duplicated images found in hundreds of biology papers.
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