The spectacular reaction of alkali metals with water was poorly understood — despite being a staple of chemistry classes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16771
Amid sanctions and a financial crisis, Dmitry Livanov discusses ongoing reforms to science funding.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16776
Three people found guilty of cruelty against animals bred for scientific research.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16784
Major report calls for cuts to infrastructure, including fledgling Ocean Observatories Initiative, to increase spending on science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16780
Rosetta mission would have to sacrifice other science to search for comet lander.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16775
The Mongolian leader left a strong footprint in the Y chromosomes of modern descendants — but he was not the only one.
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The first thorough analyses of data from the European craft suggest that comet 67P originated in the distant reaches of the Solar System.
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Announcement by President Obama comes amidst growing interest in targeted therapies.
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The Israeli military arrested Imad Ahmed Barghouthi on his way to the United Arab Emirates to attend a scientific conference, his lawyer says.
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Engineered bacteria kept in check with a designer diet.
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The week in science: Ebola progress, the hottest year, and a Beagle comes home.
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By firing lasers into the sky, Claire Max has transformed the capabilities of current — and future — telescopes.
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By splicing animals together, scientists have shown that young blood rejuvenates old tissues. Now, they are testing whether it works for humans.
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Thought to make up the Universe’s missing matter, WIMPs are running out of places to hide.
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US president also proposes new public–private partnership in personalized medicine.
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