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Global count reaches 3 trillion trees

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Approach combines ground-based surveys with satellite imaging to find higher density than anticipated.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18287

Space station dark-matter experiment hits a glitch

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer cooling pump failure raises questions about its longevity.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18280

Intellectually disabled often get antipsychotics in absence of mental illness

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

UK study confirms widespread use of drugs to control disruptive and aggressive behaviour.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18281

NASA picks next New Horizons destination

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Fresh from its Pluto encounter, the spacecraft steers for a second Kuiper belt object.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18278

Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Governments maintaining their antipathy for transgenic crops are sensibly balancing public consent with scientific evidence, says Colin Macilwain.

Nature 525 7 doi: 10.1038/525007a

The week in science: 28 August–3 September 2015

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Oliver Sacks dies; rare nautilus spotted after 30 years; and mystery of Knut’s death is solved.

Nature 525 10 doi: 10.1038/525010a

Pluto snow forecast poses atmospheric conundrum

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Discrepancy arises between New Horizons and Earth-based measurements.

Nature 525 13 doi: 10.1038/525013a

Giant study poses DNA data-sharing dilemma

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

US Precision Medicine Initiative must decide how much data to release to participants.

Nature 525 16 doi: 10.1038/525016a

The tiniest Lego: a tale of nanoscale motors, rotors, switches and pumps

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Inspired by biology, chemists have created a cornucopia of molecular parts that act as switches, motors and ratchets. Now it is time to do something useful with them.

Nature 525 18 doi: 10.1038/525018a

What could derail the wearables revolution?

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Electronic gadgets on — and in — our bodies are multiplying fast, but transmitting all their data safely will be a challenge.

Nature 525 22 doi: 10.1038/525022a

Human error is behind many avalanche deaths

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Better camp placement and avalanche forecasting are key to saving lives, says researcher.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18256

Pioneer behind controversial PubPeer site reveals his identity

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Neuroscientist Brandon Stell explains the decision and his plans for the review site’s future.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18261

Artificial-windpipe pioneer cleared of misconduct

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Decision follows a preliminary, external report in May that found that Paolo Macchiarini had committed misconduct.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18264

Over half of psychology studies fail reproducibility test

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Largest replication study to date casts doubt on many published positive results.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18248

Evidence supports trawling depth limit

news@nature - 6 min 20 sec ago

Analysis reveals ecosystem damage and diminishing economic returns below 600 metres.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18254

The week in science: 28 August–3 September 2015

news@nature - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 6:21pm

Oliver Sacks dies; rare nautilus spotted after 30 years; and mystery of Knut’s death is solved.

Nature 525 10 doi: 10.1038/525010a

ESC: ABSORB Studies Continue to Hint at Promise (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 6:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Biodegradable technology does not demonstrate early gains

ESC: Bleeding Risks Low in 'Real World' Rivaroxaban Patients (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 5:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Seems safer in stroke prevention than trial results suggested

Rejection of GM crops is not a failure for science

news@nature - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 5:21pm

Governments maintaining their antipathy for transgenic crops are sensibly balancing public consent with scientific evidence, says Colin Macilwain.

Nature 525 7 doi: 10.1038/525007a

The tiniest Lego: a tale of nanoscale motors, rotors, switches and pumps

news@nature - Wed, 09/02/2015 - 5:21pm

Inspired by biology, chemists have created a cornucopia of molecular parts that act as switches, motors and ratchets. Now it is time to do something useful with them.

Nature 525 18 doi: 10.1038/525018a

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