Greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16218
Radical theory proposes that interactions between classical worlds can explain some quantum phenomena.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16213
Older generations release pheromones to balance the sex ratio in youngsters.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16214
Tiny RNAs shed by tumours can transform healthy cells into cancerous ones.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16212
US government ban on research into enhanced pathogens also affects flu surveillance and vaccine work.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16211
DNA shows a group of modern humans roamed across Asia.
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In 2004, researchers announced the discovery of Homo floresiensis , a small relative of modern humans that lived as recently as 18,000 years ago. The ‘hobbit’ is now considered the most important hominin fossil in a generation. Here, the scientists behind the find tell its story.
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Four scientists recall the discovery of Homo floresiensis and discuss the still-open question of its place in human evolution.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16204
Environment of β Pictoris echoes Solar System’s turbulent early years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16201
Waddling Deinocheirus was almost as big as a Tyrannosaurus rex.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16203
The week in science: Snail discovery revives publishing spat; proposed nuclear-waste site passes key US safety evaluation; and biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie cools on US$54-billion takeover deal.
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Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.
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Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.
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November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding.
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