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Ebola drug trials set to begin amid crisis

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Testing drugs in the middle of deadly disease outbreak is challenging but can be done.

Nature 513 13 doi: 10.1038/513013a

Stalled El Niño poised to resurge

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Studies of brewing weather event test understanding of past and future climate.

Nature 513 15 doi: 10.1038/513015a

Judge research impact on a local scale

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Metrics that give a global overview risk sidelining science in developing nations, argues Casparus J. Crous.

Nature 513 7 doi: 10.1038/513007a

Images of the month: August 2014

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Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature ’s art team.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15797

Neanderthals made some of Europe's oldest art

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Criss-cross patterns deep in a Gibraltan cave suggest that the species had minds capable of abstract artistic expression.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15805

US agency updates rules on sharing genomic data

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Changes clarify procedures for telling participants in NIH-funded studies how their data might be used.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15800

Quick test for malaria shows promise

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Magnetic detection method is more portable and less error-prone than conventional tests.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15796

NASA extends Mars rover and Moon orbiter missions

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Ebola drug saves infected monkeys

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ZMapp is the first treatment to completely protect animals after they show symptoms of disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15793

California quake puts warning system in the spotlight

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Scientists, politicians and business leaders will discuss practicalities of a regional network.

Nature 513 18 doi: 10.1038/513018a

US government labs plan biohazard-safety sweep

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Icelandic volcano erupts

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Lava flows from Bárðarbunga after nearly two weeks of seismic unrest.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15792

Social sciences suffer from severe publication bias

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Survey finds that ‘null results’ rarely see the light of the day.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15787

Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

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Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15777

Row reignites over distance of Pleiades star cluster

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New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15786

Cost to control Ebola shoots up

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World Health Organization projects 20,000 cases and requests US$490 million to control West Africa outbreak.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15790

Ebola doctor reveals how infected Americans were cured

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Techniques used in the US to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15791

Seven days: 22–28 August 2014

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The week in science: Botched launch for Europe’s GPS satellites; Iran’s science minister dismissed; and marmosets judged best model for MERS virus.

Nature 512 352 doi: 10.1038/512352a

Brazil considers transgenic trees

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:21pm

Genetically modified eucalyptus could be a global test case.

Nature 512 357 doi: 10.1038/512357a

Himalayan plants seek cooler climes

Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:21pm

Race is on to record mountain biodiversity before it is lost.

Nature 512 359 doi: 10.1038/512359a