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Diagnostic developers target antibiotic resistance

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Patient’s immune response would tell physicians whether to prescribe.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18512

Scientists hope to attract millions to 'DNA.LAND'

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Study to collect data from customers of genetic-testing services.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18514

Ocean sediments suggest dry future for Horn of Africa

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Reduced rainfall in East Africa linked to anthropogenic climate change.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18528

First ancient African genome reveals vast Eurasian migration

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DNA from Ethiopian man pre-dates the movement of Eurasian farmers 'back to Africa'.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18531

How elephants avoid cancer

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Pachyderms have extra copies of a key tumour-fighting gene.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18534

Fragment of rat brain simulated in supercomputer

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Blue Brain Project announces results of a decade's work.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18536

Epigenetic 'tags' linked to homosexuality in men

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Twin study reveals five DNA markers that are associated with sexual orientation.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18530

Corals worldwide hit by bleaching

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Warm ocean waters combine with El Niño to turn reefs a stark white.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18527

The biggest mystery in mathematics: Shinichi Mochizuki and the impenetrable proof

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A Japanese mathematician claims to have solved one of the most important problems in his field. The trouble is, hardly anyone can work out whether he's right.

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The week in science: 2–8 October 2015

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Medicine and physics Nobels awarded; world leaders unveil latest marine reserves; and three new neuroscience institutes funded.

Nature 526 168 doi: 10.1038/526168a

How scientists fool themselves – and how they can stop

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Humans are remarkably good at self-deception. But growing concern about reproducibility is driving many researchers to seek ways to fight their own worst instincts.

Nature 526 182 doi: 10.1038/526182a

CERN prepares to test revolutionary mini-accelerator

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Machines that ‘surf’ particles on electric fields could reach high energies at a lower price.

Nature 526 173 doi: 10.1038/526173a

Turkish biomed hub spurs hope amid political strife

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Centre in Izmir swims against the tide to produce world-class fundamental science.

Nature 526 171 doi: 10.1038/526171a

DNA repair sleuths win chemistry Nobel

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Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich and Aziz Sancar share 2015 prize.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18515

Make vaccine coverage a key UN health indicator

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Track progress towards universal care using a wide-reaching intervention that all countries can readily measure, says Seth Berkley.

Nature 526 165 doi: 10.1038/526165a

Four challenges facing newly elected climate chief

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 4:21pm

New leader of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Hoesung Lee, has a full in-tray.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18492

Strong placebo response thwarts painkiller trials

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 2:21pm

Potential pain treatments are struggling to prove their worth over a rising placebo effect seen in US trials.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18511

Morphing neutrinos win physics Nobel

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 11:21am

Demonstration by Takaaki Kajita and Arthur McDonald that neutrinos oscillate between identities showed that the particles have mass.

Nature 526 175 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18513

Gene-editing record smashed in pigs

Fri, 10/09/2015 - 10:21am

Researchers modify more than 60 genes in effort to enable organ transplants into humans.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18525

Anti-parasite drugs sweep Nobel prize in medicine 2015

Thu, 10/08/2015 - 3:21pm

Chinese pharmacologist Youyou Tu developed key antimalarial drug artemisinin.

Nature 526 174 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18507