Dietary needs of these wandering cells could prove to be their Achilles heel.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21092
Two studies illuminate how the northern ice sheet waxed and waned over millions of years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21098
The week in science: 2–8 December 2016
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Proposal would keep funding flat for most research agencies, but cuts could come early next year.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21112
Investigation of a 150-year-old burial site is helping to unlock the mysteries of one of humanity’s darkest chapters.
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DNA proves Native American roots of 10,600-year-old skeleton.
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Researchers in the country have only just started using homegrown human embryonic stem cells
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The University of California, Berkeley, and the Broad Institute are vying for lucrative rights to the gene-editing system.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21101
One-legged machine reloads its springs fast enough to perform jumps in quick succession.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21102
Economic woes wrought by globalization are only part of the cause.
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Scientists should challenge online falsehoods and inaccuracies — and harness the collective power of the Internet to fight back, argues Phil Williamson.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks to fulfil a key campaign pledge to researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21097
Researchers criticize University of Copenhagen for firing Hans Thybo on apparently "flimsy" grounds.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21095
Breakthrough awards announce winners in physics, life sciences and mathematics.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21087
When opinions are symbols of belonging, our brains work overtime to keep us believing, says Dan Kahan.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21056