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Crash of Virgin Galactic vehicle kills one

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Second commercial accident in days is a setback for private spaceflight.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16265

Images of the month: October 2014

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature ’s art team.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16228

Ministers promise basket of gifts for German science

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Politicians renew commitment to research and education progammes with €25 billion over six years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16264

Fungus from Asia threatens European salamanders

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

North American salamanders and newts are safe for now, but epidemic could spread through pet trade.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16249

Ebola controls at US medical meeting spark protest

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Researchers say that exclusion of those recently in affected areas could undermine Ebola response.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16256

Science suffers in rocket explosion

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Earth-viewing satellites and meteor camera among experiments lost on launch to space station.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16247

Developed nations must not fear sending Ebola help

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

The anxiety and stigma associated with Ebola are hampering Australia's willingness and ability to help with the control efforts in Africa, argues Tim Inglis.

Nature 514 537 doi: 10.1038/514537a

The top 100 papers

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Nature explores the most-cited research of all time.

Nature 514 550 doi: 10.1038/514550a

Russian summer tops 'universal' heatwave index

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Proposed definition of heatwaves grades 2010 Russia event the worst on record.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16250

The Ebola questions

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Scientists know a lot about the virus that causes Ebola — but there are many puzzles that they have yet to solve.

Nature 514 554 doi: 10.1038/514554a

Tiny human stomachs grown in the lab

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Artificial guts could be used to study diseases and test drug treatments.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16229

Seven days: 24–30 October 2014

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

The week in science: China launches its first round-trip lunar mission; skydiver leaps from record heights; and EU leaders agree on landmark climate deal.

Nature 514 540 doi: 10.1038/514540a

Pet dogs set to test anti-ageing drug

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Trials would study extension of lifespan in domestic setting.

Nature 514 546 doi: 10.1038/514546a

Coastal havoc boosts jellies

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

Five-year Chinese study suggests that human activity made gelatinous outbreaks worse.

Nature 514 545 doi: 10.1038/514545a

China opens translational medicine centre in Shanghai

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 7:21pm

First of five linked institutes aims to capitalize on basic-research investments.

Nature 514 547 doi: 10.1038/514547a

This Week: Ebola, ACEP, CHEST, and The Slippery Slope

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:35pm
(MedPage Today) -- Top medical news for the week of Oct 26.

Through Len's Lens: Putting a Price on Value

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:31pm
(MedPage Today) -- Cancer care has no simple 'bang for your buck' formula.

Gas-spewing Icelandic volcano stuns scientists

news@nature - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 4:21pm

Sulphur-rich eruption defies preparations for an ashy blast.

Nature 514 543 doi: 10.1038/514543a

Geriatric Care Pearls: ACEP14 (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 3:22pm
(MedPage Today) -- An important question you need to ask geriatric patients and other findings presented at this year's ACEP session from Christopher Carpenter, MD

Mixed Results With Combo Therapy for PAH

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/31/2014 - 2:39pm
(MedPage Today) -- One endothelin receptor antagonist paired with a PDE5 inhibitor reduced clinical failure but another combination did not.
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