Research gets 3.7% increase as government prepares for election year.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20709
To stop evidence-based policy losing its clout, researchers need to engage with policymakers and understand their needs, says Bill Colglazier.
Nature 537 587 doi: 10.1038/537587a
Questions surround report of baby created using controversial mitochondrial replacement technique.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20698
The week in science: 23–29 September
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For the head of AstraZeneca’s genomics initiative, the challenge is not just getting the sequences, but in putting them to use — wisely.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20697
Genetic analyses of endangered animals reveal high level of interbreeding with hardier American species.
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Tensions between Cuba and the United States are easing. But researchers still struggle to join the scientific world.
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Former Soviet nation bids for independence from Russian fossil fuels.
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Airlines would be required to offset most of their greenhouse-gas emissions after 2020 under the latest plan.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20680
Internet giant's latest service employs neural networks to cut error rate by 60%, the company says.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20696
Spacecraft will strive to the end to capture best-ever comet images during descent.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20682
Follow's Rosetta's descent to the surface of comet 67-P after more than a decade in space.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20684
Research struggles in a country in economic free-fall.
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Construction of the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Radio Telescope (FAST) is complete, but debugging has only just begun.
Nature 537 593 doi: 10.1038/537593a
Numerous failed attempts to replicate the 'blocking effect' cast doubt on its scope.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20659
The latest crop of prize predictions illuminates the century-long struggle to assign credit to individual researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20664
Research reveals an overlooked role for rivers in northern ecosystems.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20679
Suggests greenhouse gases may warm planet more than previously thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20673