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Experts question China's panda survey

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Wild panda populations might be rising, but there are concerns over increasingly fragmented habitats.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17020

UN climate panel charts next steps

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

IPCC prepares for new leadership and plans another assessment of climate science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17019

Slick idea proposed to stretch water supplies

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

In drought-ridden US, water managers consider using a coating one molecule thick to reduce evaporation from reservoirs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17012

NIH invests US$41.5 million in placenta research

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

US agency launches project aimed at monitoring organ in real time.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17017

Fukushima data show rise and fall in food radioactivity

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Giant database captures fluctuating radioactivity levels in vegetables, fruit, meat and tea.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17016

Ancient DNA reveals how wheat came to prehistoric Britain

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Finding suggests trade between British hunter-gatherers and European farmers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17010

Tropical forest losses outpace UN estimates

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Satellite data suggest that forest loss accelerated in the past 20 years, contradicting the United Nations' reports that it decreased.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17009

Therapeutic cancer vaccine survives biotech bust

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Pharmaceutical company rescues landmark prostate-cancer treatment, Provenge.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16990

Game-playing software holds lessons for neuroscience

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

DeepMind computer provides new way to investigate how the brain works.

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Seven days: 20–26 February 2015

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The week in science: Head of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change resigns; Europe’s graphene project is on track; new killer virus discovered in United States.

Nature 518 460 doi: 10.1038/518460a

A tale of two dwarf planets

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Graphical guide to the NASA missions that will provide the first close looks at Ceres and Pluto.

Nature 518 468 doi: 10.1038/518468a

Planetary science: The Pluto siblings

news@nature - 5 min 47 sec ago

Leslie and Eliot Young have spent their lives studying Pluto. Now they are gearing up for the biggest event of their careers.

Nature 518 470 doi: 10.1038/518470a

Researchers seek definition of head-trauma disorder

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Guidelines should assist in diagnosis of brain disease seen in retired American footballers.

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Francis Crick Institute raises alarm about train line

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London biomedical powerhouse fears that proposed route will disrupt delicate science experiments.

Nature 518 464 doi: 10.1038/518464a

Fat, Lean Mass Grows With Raltegravir and Protease Inhibitors (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 9 hours 26 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Unclear if gains are an adverse effect or signal of improved health.

PodMed: A Medical News Roundup From Johns Hopkins (with audio)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 9 hours 57 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- This week's topics include peanuts and allergy, pregnancy after bariatric surgery, NSAIDs and heart disease, and foods and bugs that cause illness.

Neuroscience in court: The painful truth

news@nature - 11 hours 5 min ago

Brain-scanning techniques promise to give an objective measure of whether someone is in pain, but researchers question whether they are reliable enough for the courtroom.

Nature 518 474 doi: 10.1038/518474a

Combos Cure HCV in Almost All With HIV Co-infection (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 11 hours 26 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Just 12 weeks of treatment eliminated hepatitis C virus in HIV patients.

D.C. Week: Meaningful Use Deadlines Eased, SCOTUS Rules in Antitrust Case

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 12 hours 26 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- March 20 is the new deadline for attesting to Meaningful Use.
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