A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21917
April’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21912
Snap general election triggers compromises in legislation overhauling how Britain’s science is funded.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21919
Report prompts warnings that the polar region is 'unravelling'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21911
For the first time, researchers have identified DNA of human relatives without the need to find their bones, opening new window into the past.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21910
Money will be used to develop open-source platform and help put articles in web-friendly formats.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21894
Broken mastodon bones hint that Homo sapiens wasn’t the first hominin to get to the New World.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21886
The week in science: 21–27 April 2017
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Major investment in regenerative medicine enters its last stage — and the money might run out before treatments are ready.
Nature 544 401 doi: 10.1038/544401a
Superfast imaging techniques are giving researchers their best views yet of what happens in the atomic world.
Nature 544 408 doi: 10.1038/544408a
Genetic map showing how dog breeds are related provides a wealth of information about their origins.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21885
Rising ocean temperatures drive more intense and longer lasting toxic outbreaks.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21884
How Peruvian coastal deserts respond to rains will aid future disaster response.
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Planetariums are not just for education, or even astronomy: they could display all sorts of data, if only scientists thought to use them, says Tom Kwasnitschka.
Nature 544 395 doi: 10.1038/544395a
November tremor sparked slow, deep movements in Earth’s crust that increase the chances of a similar severe quake within a year.
Nature 544 402 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21876
Nature reported from marches in cities including Sydney, Washington DC and Paris, as people took to the streets in support of science.
Nature 544 404 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21853
Analysis reveals that female researchers are over-represented on the social-media site and that mathematicians and life scientists are less likely to use it.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21873
Protests sparked by the destruction of three key fossil-hunting areas result in a temporary halt of phosphate mining.
Nature 544 403 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21869
The week in science: 14–20 April 2017.
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Chemists will navigate molecular wagons along a tiny golden track.
Nature 544 278 doi: 10.1038/544278a