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The week in science: 22–28 May 2015

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Europe’s wild birds are in peril; the LHC breaks an energy record; and Nobel-prizewinning mathematician John Nash dies.

Nature 521 398 doi: 10.1038/521398a

Antibiotic alternatives rev up bacterial arms race

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From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.

Nature 521 402 doi: 10.1038/521402a

Military technology: Laser weapons get real

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Long a staple of science fiction, laser weapons are edging closer to the battlefield — thanks to optical fibres.

Nature 521 408 doi: 10.1038/521408a

Hawaiian telescope fight prompts new rules for Mauna Kea

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Thirty Meter Telescope can proceed, but one-quarter of existing telescopes on mountain must be removed in the next decade.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17639

Big compromises needed to meet carbon-emissions goal

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Independent assessments of national climate plans find little common ground between wealthy and developing countries.

Nature 521 405 doi: 10.1038/521404a

Ebola teaches tough lessons about rapid research

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Public-health officials make plans for how to speed up responses to tropical-disease outbreaks.

Nature 521 405 doi: 10.1038/521405a

Giant international trade treaties centre on science

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Proposed deals have potential to boost research, but also to weaken health and environmental protections.

Nature 521 401 doi: 10.1038/521401a

Animal behaviour: Inside the cunning, caring and greedy minds of fish

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By revealing that fish cooperate, cheat and punish, Redouan Bshary has challenged ideas about brain evolution.

Nature 521 412 doi: 10.1038/521412a

‘Sleeping beauty’ papers slumber for decades

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Research identifies studies that defy usual citation patterns to enjoy a rich old age.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17615

Scientist registry unveils plan to recognize efforts of peer-reviewers

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Movement to publicly record peer-reviewing activity gains momentum.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17588

Alzheimer’s origins tied to rise of human intelligence

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Factors that drove evolution of intellectual capacity also implicated in memory disorder.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17589

'Stable' region of Antarctica is melting

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Radar data from Cryosat-2 probe show sudden ice loss on southern Antarctic Peninsula.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17606

Russian scientists cut off from Springer journals

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Access lost after last year's institutional subscription fees were not paid.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17584

Artificial-windpipe surgeon committed misconduct

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Papers authored by Paolo Macchiarini misrepresented success of pioneering procedure.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17605

US lawmakers advance controversial science-policy bill

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Republicans in the House of Representatives seek to reshape research agenda.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17430

Ancient wolf genome pushes back dawn of the dog

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DNA from 35,000-year-old Siberian wolf suggests that domesticated dogs emerged thousands of years earlier than previously thought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17607

Morning Break: Herpes as Melanoma Tx; Vaccine to Lower Blood Pressure

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Clopidogrel/Aspirin Combo Helps After Stroke, TIA

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 2 hours 45 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Decreases stroke risk without increasing chance of hemorrhage.

Study: Delay Umbilical Cord Clamping to Boost Kids' Development (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 3 hours 16 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Positive effect on fine-motor skills especially evident in boys

Global ocean trawl reveals plethora of new lifeforms

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Three-year Tara Oceans project publishes first analyses of rich diversity of planktonic life.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17612

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