Scepticism surrounds the ultimate potential of D-wave machines, but researchers are already finding uses for them.
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Scientists have worked hard to ensure that Europe’s new data laws do not harm science, but one last push is needed, says Jan-Eric Litton.
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Open-science advocate says journals should be clearer to peer-reviewers about terms and conditions.
Nature 541 446 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21342
Researchers at Women's March in Washington DC defend their work as US president takes office.
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Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.
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What Novozymes might do with the NgAgo protein, claimed by some to be a powerful gene editor, is still unclear.
Nature 541 447 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21343
Comments about the new US president and the importance of science flowed under the #USofScience and #SciTrump hashtags.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21344
The US president reiterated his promise to roll back climate regulations on his first day in office.
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President-elect Donald Trump’s team has asked Collins to remain in his job for an unknown period.
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Trump’s nominee for energy secretary says that he will base decisions on ‘sound science’.
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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
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
An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.
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The week in science: 13–19 January 2017.
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Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.
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Probe could give early warnings of catastrophic solar storms heading for Earth.
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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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A virus that infects bacteria listens to messages from its relatives when deciding how to attack its hosts.
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President-elect's picks to lead environment and health agencies testify before Congress.
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Massive effort plans to stockpile vaccines against future outbreaks.
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