Icy particles high above south pole of Saturn moon create hiccups in atmospheric models.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16035
Gravity data suggest flats of volcanic basalt formed from tectonic stretching.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16041
The week in science: Japanese volcano erupts, India's Mars mission enters orbit, and Obama orders massive expansion of marine reserve.
Nature 514 10 doi: 10.1038/514010a
The Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina has spent almost ten years looking for the source of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays — but to no avail. Now the observatory faces an uncertain future.
Nature 514 20 doi: 10.1038/514020a
The Harvard psychologist offers a writing guide based on how the mind works.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16052
After humans arrived in South America, they quickly spread into some of its most remote corners.
Nature 514 24 doi: 10.1038/514024a
Public-health experts fear that one epidemic may fuel another in West Africa.
Nature 514 15 doi: 10.1038/514015a
Largest and highest plateau in the world has outsized impact on climate.
Nature 514 16 doi: 10.1038/514016a
Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature ’s art team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16043
As rainfall patterns shift, technological and legislative changes are needed to address water shortages, says Moshe Alamaro.
Nature 514 7 doi: 10.1038/514007a
Critics worry Nagoya Protocol will hamper disease monitoring.
Nature 514 14 doi: 10.1038/514014a
Infants with mysterious conditions stand to benefit — but technique raises ethical questions.
Nature 514 13 doi: 10.1038/514013a
Small institutions fear exclusion from Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's benefits.
Nature 514 18 doi: 10.1038/514018a
Physicists show how to encode three quantum bits using just two.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15961
Mount Ontake's eruption killed at least 12 people. Could a better early-warning system have saved them?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16022
Not all water in the Solar System today could have formed here, researchers say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16011
Isotope analysis could help in the rush to save South Africa's cycads from extinction.
Nature 514 17 doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16010
'Left-handed' electrons destroy certain organic molecules faster than their mirror versions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15995
No mysterious migration required to explain how chipping technique appeared in different continents.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16002
Challenge ahead is to ensure that the enthusiasm translates into firm commitments.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16003