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NIH director Francis Collins staying on — for now

news@nature - 2 hours 24 min ago

President-elect Donald Trump's team has asked Collins to remain in his job for an unknown period.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19081

Perry promises to protect ‘all of the science’ at the US energy department

news@nature - 2 hours 24 min ago

Trump's nominee for energy secretary says that he will base decisions on 'sound science'.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21334

Gene-edited animals face US regulatory crackdown

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Last-minute proposal from Obama administration addresses CRISPR and other cutting-edge technologies.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21331

Four ways Trump could unravel Obama's science legacy

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From stem-cell law to national monuments, the president-elect has myriad opportunities to transform the research landscape.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21327

Billion-dollar project aims to prep vaccines before epidemics hit

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Massive effort plans to stockpile vaccines against future outbreaks.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21329

Controversial patient-consent proposal left out of research-ethics reforms

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US agency releases finalized ‘Common Rule’, which governs human-subjects research.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21330

Cancer reproducibility project releases first results

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An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.

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Do you speak virus? Phages caught sending chemical messages

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A virus that infects bacteria listens to messages from its relatives when deciding how to attack its hosts.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21313

Marijuana's benefits, Antarctic ice cracks and a $500-million donation

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The week in science: 13–19 January 2017.

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The $2.4-billion plan to steal a rock from Mars

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NASA is now building the rover that it hopes will bring back signs of life on the red planet.

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Trump nominees talk science: As it happened

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President-elect's picks to lead environment and health agencies testify before Congress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21319

Controversial website that lists ‘predatory’ publishers shuts down

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Librarian Jeffrey Beall won’t say why he has unpublished his widely read blog.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21328

Space-weather forecast to improve with European satellite

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Probe could give early warnings of catastrophic solar storms heading for Earth.

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India’s first GM food crop held up by lawsuit

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Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.

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Give the public the tools to trust scientists

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Anita Makri argues that the form of science communicated in popular media leaves the public vulnerable to false certainty.

Nature 541 261 doi: 10.1038/541261a

Croatia’s science minister rejects calls to resign amid plagiarism scandal

news@nature - 3 hours 24 min ago

Pavo Barišić says he won't step down after a parliamentary ethics committee found he copied another scholar's work.

Nature 541 272 doi: 10.1038/541272a

Is Treatment By a Male Physician Really a Risk?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 3 hours 45 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Physician gender study not likely to help doctors or patients

Medical Teams Prepare for Inauguration

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 4 hours 2 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- Lots of coordination required between federal, local governments

Hybrid Techniques Improve Accuracy of Cardiac CT (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - 4 hours 45 min ago
(MedPage Today) -- CT perfusion, FFR better together but not ready for routine use

Synergy Wins FDA Approval for Constipation Drug

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(MedPage Today) -- Trulance approved for chronic idiopathic constipation in adults
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