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For sale: “Your name here” in a prestigious science journal

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An investigation into some scientific papers finds worrying irregularities.

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Japanese scientist resigns as 'STAP' stem-cell method fails

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Haruko Obokata caused a sensation earlier this year with papers, now discredited, that claimed a simple method for creating stem cells.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16631

Satellite maps global carbon dioxide levels

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NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 overcomes design flaw discovered after launch.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16615

How do you test an Ebola vaccine?

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Scientists in West Africa are racing to determine what immunization strategies could be most effective to contain the epidemic.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16579

European court clears way for stem-cell patents

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A ruling from the European Court of Justice lifts 2011 ban on patenting embryonic stem cells made from unfertilized eggs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16610

Books & Arts of 2014

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Our top 10 picks of Books & Arts coverage of the year.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16616

Ebola survivors fight prejudice

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Organizations seek to help patients reintegrate into society after recovering from the virus.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16561

Still no stem cells via easy 'STAP' path

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Japanese researcher's renewed attempts to induce pluripotency by putting cells under stress come up empty.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16606

UK releases world's largest university assessment

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Government reveals ratings that will guide spending of £2 billion — and announces overall science strategy.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16587

365 days: 2014 in science

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Comets, stem cells and cosmic dust are among the year's top stories.

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365 days: Images of the year

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Eruptions, comets and a see-through mouse all captured the imagination in 2014.

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365 days: Nature’s 2014 quiz

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Test your knowledge of the year in science.

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Seven days: 12–18 December 2014

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The week in science: Activists harm Nazca lines; Large Hadron Collider heads towards reboot; and Russia promises nuclear reactors for India.

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Inside the cultural struggle to stamp out Ebola

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A front-line report from Sierra Leone examines efforts to change hearts and minds in West Africa’s villages.

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Challenge the abuse of science in setting policy

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The misuse of wolf research by Swedish politicians should be a warning to all biodiversity scientists, says Guillaume Chapron.

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365 days: Nature's 10

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Ten people who mattered this year.

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Parasite test shows where validation studies can go wrong

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First report from Reproducibility Initiative highlights importance of publishing details of experimental methods.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16527

The most-read Nature news stories of 2014

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 3:21pm

Black holes, stem cells and the changing face of academic publishing were popular topics for our readers in 2014.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16550

Comet lander's location still eludes scientists

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:21am

Search intensifies as researchers try to determine if Philae can recharge its batteries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16576

Earth's deep crust could support widespread life

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 10:21am

Discovery of hydrogen-rich waters hints at unexplored microbial ecosystems.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16575