Agenda for the 6th annual Community Engagement and Research Symposium, held Friday, March 3, 2017 at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA.
Rift through Larsen C ice shelf has grown to 175 kilometres, and collapse of nearby ice shelves could offer a glimpse of its future.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21507
A host of detailed cell atlases could revolutionize understanding of cancer and other diseases.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21508
From legal challenges to ongoing experimentation, the story of who owns the rights to CRISPR–Cas9 gene editing is still being written.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21510
This mostly submerged world should be recognized alongside Africa, Australia and others, argue some researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21503
DNA of 500-year-old bacteria is first direct evidence of an epidemic — one of humanity's deadliest — that occurred after Spanish conquest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21485
Seagrasses keep waterborne pathogens in check, potentially benefiting people and coral reefs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21504
Global research funds for these illnesses are at their lowest levels for a decade, when cash for West Africa epidemic is excluded.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21505
Experts say replication is needed and other hurdles must be surmounted to apply findings to the clinic.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21484
The US Patent and Trademark Office issues a verdict in legal tussle over rights to genome-editing technology.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21502
The week in science: 10–16 February 2017.
Nature 542 276 doi: 10.1038/542276a
Political upheaval threatens Turkey’s ambitious plans for research and development.
Nature 542 286 doi: 10.1038/542286a
The simplicity of the stains' repeating patterns is key to why we see so many images in them.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21473
Capacity has grown threefold in the past decade, but the country still lags behind Europe and China in sustainable energy.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21472
International team seeks better picture of wind as it moves over rugged terrain.
Nature 542 282 doi: 10.1038/542282a
As people in other nations watch the UK prepare to sever ties, Herman Goossens urges more scientists to stress what the EU does for them.
Nature 542 273 doi: 10.1038/542273a
Modified human embryos should be allowed if researchers meet strict criteria, says long-awaited National Academies report.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21474
Publisher restores access as negotiations for a nationwide licence continue.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21482