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US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

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Some doubt that the publishing giant will see any money from the pirate site.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22196

Solar System survey casts doubt on mysterious 'Planet Nine'

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Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22177

Air guns used in offshore oil exploration can kill tiny marine life

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Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometre.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22167

Modified viruses deliver death to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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Engineered microbes turn a bacterium's immune response against itself using CRISPR.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22173

China’s genomics giant to make stock-market debut

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Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits.

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New journal blacklist, palm-oil ban and the world’s top supercomputers

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The week in science: 16–22 June 2017.

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The fight to save thousands of lives with sea-floor sensors

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Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement, and search for signs of the next catastrophic quake.

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China cracks down on fake peer reviews

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Funding agencies announce harsh penalties and stronger policing efforts.

Nature 546 464 doi: 10.1038/546464a

Teeth tell tale of hippo’s quick spread across Africa

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Fossils from ancient hippo ancestor suggest that grass helped the animals to conquer a continent.

Nature 546 462 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22168

A year on, Brexit brings lessons in uncertainty

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It is more important to understand the electorate than to make predictions about the outcome of elections, says Jane Green.

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Ancient oak's youthful genome surprises biologists

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DNA of 234-year-old tree has few mutations, giving weight to idea that plants protect their stem cells.

Nature 546 460 doi: 10.1038/546460a

Macron consolidates electoral victory

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The party of France’s recently elected president won an absolute majority in its first general elections, with an agenda that included strong support for research.

Nature 546 459 doi: 10.1038/549459a

Swipe right for science: Papr app is ‘Tinder for preprints’

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App lets researchers rate life-sciences abstracts by swiping across a screen.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22163

Biologists debate how to license preprints

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Flood of online manuscripts generates confusion about terms for distribution and reuse.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22161

China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

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Probe sends entangled photons — which could underpin quantum-based data encryption — over unprecedented distance.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22142

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 2:21pm

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say.

Nature 546 463 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22152

Let Trump claim a better deal on climate

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:21am

If we can stomach it, a ‘renegotiation’ of the Paris Agreement could help us all, says Elliot Diringer.

Nature 546 329 doi: 10.1038/546329a

Plutonium accident, ancient amber and a call to climate scientists

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 10:21am

The week in science: 9–15 June 2017.

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Eye-opening picture of fetal immune system emerges

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:21pm

Human fetuses have an immune system that acts differently from the adult version.

Nature 546 335 doi: 10.1038/546335a

The ‘time machine’ reconstructing ancient Venice’s social networks

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 11:21am

Machine-learning project will analyse 1,000 years of maps and manuscripts from the floating city's golden age.

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