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D-Wave upgrade: How scientists are using the world’s most controversial quantum computer

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Scepticism surrounds the ultimate potential of D-wave machines, but researchers are already finding uses for them.

Nature 541 447 doi: 10.1038/541447b

We must urgently clarify data-sharing rules

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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.

Nature 541 437 doi: 10.1038/541437a

‘You never said my peer review was confidential’ — scientist challenges publisher

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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

Scientists join massive protest against Trump

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Researchers at Women's March in Washington DC defend their work as US president takes office.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21345

Rumours swirl about Trump's science adviser pick

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Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21336

Biotech firm backs controversial CRISPR challenger

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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

Scientists on their hopes and fears for Trump administration

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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

Trump’s next move? Scientists struggle with foggy future

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The US president reiterated his promise to roll back climate regulations on his first day in office.

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NIH director Francis Collins staying on — for now

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President-elect Donald Trump’s team has asked Collins to remain in his job for an unknown period.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19081

Perry promises to protect ‘all of the science’ at the US energy department

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Trump’s nominee for energy secretary says that he will base decisions on ‘sound science’.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21334

Gene-edited animals face US regulatory crackdown

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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

Four ways Trump could unravel Obama's science legacy

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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

Cancer reproducibility project releases first results

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An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.

Nature 541 269 doi: 10.1038/541269a

Marijuana's benefits, Antarctic ice cracks and a $500-million donation

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The week in science: 13–19 January 2017.

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India’s first GM food crop held up by lawsuit

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Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.

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Space-weather forecast to improve with European satellite

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Probe could give early warnings of catastrophic solar storms heading for Earth.

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The $2.4-billion plan to steal a rock from Mars

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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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Do you speak virus? Phages caught sending chemical messages

Mon, 01/23/2017 - 9:21am

A virus that infects bacteria listens to messages from its relatives when deciding how to attack its hosts.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21313

Trump nominees talk science: As it happened

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 1:21pm

President-elect's picks to lead environment and health agencies testify before Congress.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21319

Billion-dollar project aims to prep vaccines before epidemics hit

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 3:21pm

Massive effort plans to stockpile vaccines against future outbreaks.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21329