Identification of distinct neural circuit distinguishes the sensation from pain.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13061
Independent researchers fail to replicate bexarotene results.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13058
The microscopic ecosystems in health-care centres mirror those of their patients.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13057
Critics raise questions about rush to publication.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13060
Self-assembling nanoparticles could make updating seasonal vaccines easier.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13042
Chemicals in primate teeth reveal transition to solid food.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13047
Congressman Lamar Smith hopes to ‘improve’ peer review by adding a layer of accountability, but his bill aims at imaginary ideals, argues Daniel Sarewitz.
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The week in science: Chile pushes for a national science ministry, Indonesia protects its forests, and Nobel laureate Heinrich Rohrer dies.
Nature 497 414 doi: 10.1038/497414a
More and more studies show that being overweight does not always shorten life — but some public-health researchers would rather not talk about them.
Nature 497 428 doi: 10.1038/497428a
As government funding ebbs, scientists launch commercial company to continue analysis efforts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13041
Ed Stone has spent 36 years guiding the twin Voyager spacecraft through the Solar System. Next stop, interstellar space.
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Multi-nation effort is a test of scientific diplomacy.
Nature 497 421 doi: 10.1038/497421a
Honeycomb lattices in different materials enable experiments impossible in the real thing.
Nature 497 422 doi: 10.1038/497422a
Reform is in the air at the nation’s oldest research body.
Nature 497 420 doi: 10.1038/497420a
Space telescope’s mission to find planets outside the Solar System is probably over.
Nature 497 417 doi: 10.1038/497417a
Political squabbles leave US science agencies without heads.
Nature 497 418 doi: 10.1038/497418a
Sequestration threatens records of snow and stream levels in western United States.
Nature 497 419 doi: 10.1038/497419a
Two satellites of the Milky Way contributed to the Magellanic Stream.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13020
Strain caused more than a million to die of hunger but was less aggressive than modern ones.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13021
The need to swim efficiently makes seabirds poor fliers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13024