A molecule made by trees can seed clouds, suggesting that pre-industrial skies were less sunny than thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19971
A rare bipartisan compromise endorsed by industry and the White House will give the US government new authority to ensure that chemicals are safe.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19973
Walls of stalagmites in a French cave might have had a domestic or a ceremonial use.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19975
Omid Kokabee has been granted temporary medical leave after having a kidney removed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19976
Pandemic war chest unveiled for developing countries; India launches space shuttle; and US National Football League criticized over health-funding pressure.
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Survey sheds light on the ‘crisis’ rocking research.
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Radioactive decay anomaly could imply a new fundamental force, theorists say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19957
Space agencies envisage system of probes to track whether countries are achieving emissions goals.
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Pressure from the public could force firms to develop new drugs that treat resistant infections, says Carlos Amábile-Cuevas.
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Two blueprints emerge from centre tasked with creating a practical quantum device.
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Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19972
By scouring the remains of early loos and sewers, archaeologists are finding clues to what life was like in the Roman world and in other civilizations.
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Biotech firm seeks government approval to market mosquitoes as a pesticide to prevent spread of Zika and dengue viruses.
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Study of 1,200 US graduates suggests family and choice of doctoral field dents women's earnings.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19950
Complaint to US government alleges that diagnostics company violated individuals' right to access health information.
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Antibody provider Santa Cruz Biotechnology settles with government after complaints about treatment of goats.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19958
As a human trial of optogenetics for retinal diseases begins, researchers eye other applications.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19886
Meteorite impacts triggered enormous waves in now-vanished ocean.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19916
Technique to stop children inheriting mitochondrial diseases has potential to backfire.
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Government's 'global challenges' fund hoovers up extra cash for developing-world problems, cutting grants elsewhere.
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