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Fat fuels cancer’s spread in mice

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Dietary needs of these wandering cells could prove to be their Achilles heel.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21092

Greenland once lost nearly all its ice — and could again

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Two studies illuminate how the northern ice sheet waxed and waned over millions of years.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21098

Military research, arXiv's overhaul and four new element names

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

The week in science: 2–8 December 2016

Nature 540 174 doi: 10.1038/540174a

Stopgap spending bill leaves US scientists in limbo

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Proposal would keep funding flat for most research agencies, but cuts could come early next year.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21112

What DNA reveals about St Helena’s freed slaves

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Investigation of a 150-year-old burial site is helping to unlock the mysteries of one of humanity’s darkest chapters.

Nature 540 184 doi: 10.1038/540184a

North America’s oldest mummy returned to US tribe after genome sequencing

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

DNA proves Native American roots of 10,600-year-old skeleton.

Nature 540 178 doi: 10.1038/540178a

Mexico proposal to ban human-embryo research would stifle science

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Researchers in the country have only just started using homegrown human embryonic stem cells

Nature 540 180 doi: 10.1038/540180a

CRISPR heavyweights battle in US patent court

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

The University of California, Berkeley, and the Broad Institute are vying for lucrative rights to the gene-editing system.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21101

Parkour robot bounces off walls to gain height

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

One-legged machine reloads its springs fast enough to perform jumps in quick succession.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21102

Researchers baffled by nationalist surge

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Economic woes wrought by globalization are only part of the cause.

Nature 540 182 doi: 10.1038/540182a

Take the time and effort to correct misinformation

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Scientists should challenge online falsehoods and inaccuracies — and harness the collective power of the Internet to fight back, argues Phil Williamson.

Nature 540 171 doi: 10.1038/540171a

Help wanted: Canada begins search for chief science adviser

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks to fulfil a key campaign pledge to researchers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21097

Sacking of prominent geoscientist rocks community

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Researchers criticize University of Copenhagen for firing Hans Thybo on apparently "flimsy" grounds.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21095

Black-hole fireworks win big in multimillion-dollar science prizes

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

Breakthrough awards announce winners in physics, life sciences and mathematics.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21087

How to trump group-think in a post-truth world

news@nature - 37 min 33 sec ago

When opinions are symbols of belonging, our brains work overtime to keep us believing, says Dan Kahan.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21056

Guidelines Needed for Methadone Tx: The Pain Medicine News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 5:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Also, study finds EHRs take away from face-time with patients

UCSF, GE Partner to Advance Artificial Intelligence in Radiology

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Machines could be 'taught' to notice abnormalities in images

Does Fetus Promote Mom's Persistent Zika Infection?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 4:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Fetus may act as a 'reservoir' for the virus

SABCS: Veliparib Fails in Phase II Breast Cancer Study (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 3:51pm
(MedPage Today) -- Adding PARP inhibitor falls short of significant impact

Senate Passes 21st Century Cures Act

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 12/07/2016 - 3:40pm
(MedPage Today) -- Overwhelming bipartisan support 94-5 vote.
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