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Facebook couple commits $3 billion to cure disease

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative aims to have major impact by 2100.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20649

Geneticists attempt to heal rifts with Aboriginal communities

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After decades of rocky relations, they are working together to trace indigenous communities’ ancestry.

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Science and inequality

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A special issue explores the study of inequality, and how socio-economic divides affect the science workforce.

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Is science only for the rich?

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Around the world, poverty and social background remain huge barriers in scientific careers.

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Science’s 1%: How income inequality is getting worse in research

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Wages for top scientists are shooting skywards while others are being left behind.

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Worldwide brain-mapping project sparks excitement — and concern

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Worries include how to coordinate research programmes and resources from different countries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20658

Low Arctic ice, Monsanto takeover, and the longest lightning strike

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The week in science: 16–22 September 2016

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US government approves controversial drug for muscular dystrophy 

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Decision based on limited data could herald a shift in how the Food and Drug Administration reviews drugs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20645

Mass production of review articles is cause for concern

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A torrent of low-quality meta-analyses and systematic reviews in biomedicine might be hiding valuable research and misleading scientists.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20617

Human remains found in hobbit cave

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Ancient teeth make Homo sapiens the lead suspect in the extinction of Homo floresiensis.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20656

Titanic clash over CRISPR patents turns ugly

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Accusations of impropriety feature in escalating dispute.

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Religion and science can have a true dialogue

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A popular assumption that there is a conflict between the Church and the research world should be dispelled, says Kathryn Pritchard.

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US sharpens surveillance of crippling solar storms

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Next-generation space-weather model will map the danger facing power grids.

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How cats conquered the world (and a few Viking ships)

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First large-scale study of ancient feline DNA charts domestication in Near East and Egypt and the global spread of house cats.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20643

Tardigrade protein helps human DNA withstand radiation

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 2:21pm

Experiments show that the tardigrade’s resilience can be transferred to cultures of human cells.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20648

Human skeleton found on famed Antikythera shipwreck

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:21pm

Two-thousand-year-old bones could yield first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim.

Nature 537 462 doi: 10.1038/537462a

China-only science prize honours pathologist and experimental physicist

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 12:21pm

Research on non-invasive pregnancy tests and superconductors earns $1 million 'Chinese Nobels'.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20644

Elephant history rewritten by ancient genomes

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 12:21pm

DNA from extinct species forces rethink of elephants’ family tree.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20622

US toughens rules for clinical-trial transparency

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 12:21pm

Investigators are now required to disclose all clinical trials, whether successful or not.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20616