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Friday Feedback: Whistleblowers in the Hospital

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:25pm
(MedPage Today) -- Is going public with concerns about hospital safety ever a good idea?

NPs 'Filling the Gap' in New York (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:19pm
(MedPage Today) -- Thanks to NPs, house calls make a comeback.

This Week: Dallas Ebola Scare Ends, CDC Doubles Down

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:07pm
(MedPage Today) -- Top medical news for the week of Oct. 19

Metastatic Breast Cancer Therapy: Tried and True to What's New (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:27pm
(MedPage Today) -- Still incurable, but treatment options and patient survival have grown.

Ebola: Nurse Beats Ebola

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 3:16pm
(MedPage Today) -- But CDC testing confirms New York doctor has the virus.

'Bad' Fats Down but Not Out of Diets (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Trans fat intake has fallen over the past decades, but not enough.

EU leaders hammer out landmark climate deal

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Greenhouse gas emissions to be cut by at least 40% by 2030, relative to 1990 levels.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16218

A quantum world arising from many ordinary ones

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Radical theory proposes that interactions between classical worlds can explain some quantum phenomena.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16213

Ferns communicate to decide their sexes

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Older generations release pheromones to balance the sex ratio in youngsters.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16214

Cancer cells can ‘infect’ normal neighbours

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Tiny RNAs shed by tumours can transform healthy cells into cancerous ones.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16212

Viral-research moratorium called too broad

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

US government ban on research into enhanced pathogens also affects flu surveillance and vaccine work.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16211

Oldest-known human genome sequenced

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

DNA shows a group of modern humans roamed across Asia.

Nature 514 413 doi: 10.1038/514413a

The discovery of Homo floresiensis: Tales of the hobbit

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

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.

Nature 514 422 doi: 10.1038/514422a

Hobbit mystery endures a decade on

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

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

Heavy comet traffic around young star

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Environment of β Pictoris echoes Solar System’s turbulent early years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16201

Fossils reveal 'beer-bellied' dinosaur

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Waddling Deinocheirus was almost as big as a Tyrannosaurus rex.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16203

Seven days: 17–23 October 2014

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

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.

Nature 514 408 doi: 10.1038/514408a

US suspends risky disease research

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.

Nature 514 411 doi: 10.1038/514411a

Data bank struggles as protein imaging ups its game

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.

Nature 514 416 doi: 10.1038/514416a

US midterm elections offer little hope for science

news@nature - Fri, 10/24/2014 - 12:21pm

November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding.

Nature 514 412 doi: 10.1038/514412a

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