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US advised to stick with troubled fusion project ITER

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The Department of Energy says the US should fund ITER until 2018, and then re-evaluate its progress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19994

Two-hundred-terabyte maths proof is largest ever

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A computer cracks the Boolean Pythagorean triples problem — but is it really maths?

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19990

Cloud-seeding surprise could improve climate predictions

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A molecule made by trees can seed clouds, suggesting that pre-industrial skies were less sunny than thought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19971

Why the historic deal to expand US chemical regulation matters

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A rare bipartisan compromise endorsed by industry and the White House will give the US government new authority to ensure that chemicals are safe.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19973

Neanderthals built cave structures — and no one knows why

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Walls of stalagmites in a French cave might have had a domestic or a ceremonial use. 

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19975

Jailed Iranian physicist released on bail

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Omid Kokabee has been granted temporary medical leave after having a kidney removed.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19976

The week in science: 20–26 May 2016

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Pandemic war chest unveiled for developing countries; India launches space shuttle; and US National Football League criticized over health-funding pressure.

Nature 533 442 doi: 10.1038/533442a

1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility

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Survey sheds light on the ‘crisis’ rocking research.

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Has a Hungarian physics lab found a fifth force of nature?

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Radioactive decay anomaly could imply a new fundamental force, theorists say.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19957

Next generation of carbon-monitoring satellites faces daunting hurdles

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Space agencies envisage system of probes to track whether countries are achieving emissions goals.

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Society must seize control of the antibiotics crisis

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Pressure from the public could force firms to develop new drugs that treat resistant infections, says Carlos Amábile-Cuevas.

Nature 533 439 doi: 10.1038/533439a

Silicon quantum computers take shape in Australia

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Two blueprints emerge from centre tasked with creating a practical quantum device.

Nature 533 448 doi: 10.1038/533448a

Poverty linked to epigenetic changes and mental illness

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Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19972

The secret history of ancient toilets

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By scouring the remains of early loos and sewers, archaeologists are finding clues to what life was like in the Roman world and in other civilizations.

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US reviews plan to infect mosquitoes with bacteria to stop disease

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Biotech firm seeks government approval to market mosquitoes as a pesticide to prevent spread of Zika and dengue viruses.

Nature 533 450 doi: 10.1038/533450a

Why women earn less: Just two factors explain post-PhD pay gap

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Study of 1,200 US graduates suggests family and choice of doctoral field dents women's earnings.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19950

Quality Improvement (QI) in Evaluation: Anatomy of a Fishbone (Diagram)

eScholarship@UMMS - 5 hours 43 min ago

Blog post to AEA365, a blog sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.

Evaluating the Full Potential of Your Staff

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Blog post to AEA365, a blog sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.

Post-Project Debriefings as Part of Performance Improvement

eScholarship@UMMS - 5 hours 43 min ago

Blog post to AEA365, a blog sponsored by the American Evaluation Association (AEA) dedicated to highlighting Hot Tips, Cool Tricks, Rad Resources, and Lessons Learned for evaluators. The American Evaluation Association is an international professional association of evaluators devoted to the application and exploration of program evaluation, personnel evaluation, technology, and many other forms of evaluation. Evaluation involves assessing the strengths and weaknesses of programs, policies, personnel, products, and organizations to improve their effectiveness.

Myriad Genetics embroiled in breast-cancer data fight — again

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Complaint to US government alleges that diagnostics company violated individuals' right to access health information.

Nature 533 449 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19953

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