Shaking struck near Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed and thousands are feared dead.
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Research community also split over how close the method is to being an option for preventing disease.
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Ebola spurred US support for pan-African health agency, but centre needs much more to succeed.
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High-energy particles from distant space could help to illuminate the origin of lightning.
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Analysis contradicts previous work that showed little connection between grant-review scores and subsequent research outcomes.
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Destroying faulty DNA in mitochondria could be alternative to ‘three-parent embryo’.
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Star-spangled image released for anniversary of space telescope's launch.
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Experiments that give subjects the illusion of having an invisible body could reveal how we respond to the ensuing temptations, says Philip Ball.
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Marine scientist Ove Hoegh-Guldberg explains the rationale behind pricing the ocean.
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Plan seeks to increase government partnerships with industry but downplays basic science.
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The threat that neonicotinoids pose to bees becomes clearer.
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The week in science: Nobel laureate leads stem-cell initiative; German science gets a boost; and comet spews dust from its dark side.
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Chemists hope to break China's monopoly on rare-earth elements by finding cheap, efficient ways to extract them from ore.
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Encouraging students to challenge ideas is crucial to fostering a generation of Muslim scientists who are free thinkers, says Rana Dajani.
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Trialled antibody treatment thought to work by renewing the protective coating of neurons.
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Rumours of germline modification prove true — and look set to reignite an ethical debate.
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International community renews vows to eliminate stockpiles of chemical weapons as evidence grows of chlorine use in Syria.
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Demonstrators march against plan to construct Thirty Meter Telescope on the sacred mountain Mauna Kea.
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New York judge amends an order that animal rights group said granted a writ of habeas corpus to two research animals.
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Earthquakes linked to oil and gas operations prompt further research into human-induced seismic hazards.
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