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Nature's news quiz: gene drives, global warming, and white rhinoceroses

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Have you been paying attention to the week's science news?

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18904

Global carbon emissions nearly stalled in 2014

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Slower, less energy-intensive economic growth in China helped to drive overall trend.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18897

Antarctic Journal: A special edition of “Ask the Glaciologist”

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Our blogger heads back to civilization — but first, he answers more of your questions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18898

Year of Paris climate talks is likely to be the hottest on record

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World Meteorological Organization says that a record-breaking temperature in 2015 underscores the need for a global climate deal.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18882

All together now

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After 25 years of negotiations, all countries are finally set to take steps to limit global warming. A special issue examines the path to the Paris climate summit, and the road beyond.

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UK scientists celebrate slight rise in research budget

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Science budget will rise with inflation amid cuts elsewhere, following government spending review.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18878

The week in science: 20–26 November 2015

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Rare rhino dies; Ebola re-emerges in Liberia; and Pfizer–Allergan in mega-merger.

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Brain study seeks roots of suicide

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A clinical trial will look at the neurological structure and function of people who have attempted suicide.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18870

The fragile framework

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A Nature comic examines the 25-year quest for a climate treaty. Can nations unite to save Earth’s climate?

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A ‘perfect’ agreement in Paris is not essential

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Success at the latest climate talks will be a recognition by the world’s nations that incremental change will not do the job, says Johan Rockström.

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'Digital chimp' trove preserves brains of retired apes

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NIH to fund a cache of brain tissue and online data in place of live-animal experimentation.

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Brazilian courts tussle over unproven cancer treatment

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Patients demand access to compound despite lack of clinical testing.

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Is the 2 °C world a fantasy?

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Countries have pledged to limit global warming to 2 °C, and climate models say that is still possible. But only with heroic — and unlikely — efforts.

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Salmon approval heralds rethink of transgenic animals

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Long-awaited decision by US government authorizes the first genetically engineered animal to be sold as food.

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Climate optimism builds ahead of Paris talks

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Emission pledges raise hopes for an international treaty.

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Martian moon set to form ring around red planet

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 12:21pm

In 20 million years, Phobos is likely to tear apart to form a ring system — as other moons may have done.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18852

'Gene drive' mosquitoes engineered to fight malaria

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 9:21am

Mutant mozzies could rapidly spread through wild populations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18858

Paris climate talks: global problem, global deal

Fri, 11/27/2015 - 5:21am

Nature Video examines the politics behind the push for a new global treaty.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18866

Ebola experience leaves world no less vulnerable

Thu, 11/26/2015 - 3:21am

Report concludes that not enough has changed nearly two years after the start of the catastrophic epidemic in West Africa.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18844

Green Climate Fund faces slew of criticism

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 12:21pm

First tranche of aid projects prompts concern over operations of fund for developing nations.

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