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Next-generation X-ray source fires up

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Swedish synchrotron promises to open up new avenues for researchers.

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The week in science: 21–27 August 2015

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Endangered bird mix-up, methane emission restrictions, and ice lab drifts home

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China announces stem-cell rules

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Long-awaited regulations may curb rogue clinics offering unproven treatments.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18252

How cities can beat the heat

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Rising temperatures are threatening urban areas, but efforts to cool them may not work as planned.

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Biohackers gear up for genome editing

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Amateurs are ready and able to try the CRISPR technique for rewriting genes.

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We must build resilience into our communities

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Innovative approaches can better equip society to deal with natural disasters and other shocks, says Erwann Michel-Kerjan.

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Papers with shorter titles get more citations

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Intriguing correlation mined from 140,000 papers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18246

Minnesota bog study turns up the heat on peat

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Experiment boosts temperature and carbon dioxide to gauge global-warming response.

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The growing global battle against blood-sucking ticks

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Scientists have no shortage of ideas about how to stop tick-borne illnesses. What is holding them back?

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Ecologists embrace their urban side

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Climate change and the rise of cities have broadened what it means to study ecosystems.

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Carbon-credit scheme linked to increased greenhouse-gas production

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Loophole enabled Russian factories to benefit from destroying industrial waste.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18238

Hurricane Katrina’s psychological scars revealed

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Mental health worsened in the disaster’s aftermath, but survivors also showed resilience.

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Nanotube implants show diagnostic potential

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Devices could track insulin levels in the body or sniff out cancerous cells.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18219

North Pacific ‘blob’ stirs up fisheries management

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Unusually warm ocean strengthens calls to consider ecosystem variables in setting catch limits.

Nature 524 396 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18218

The week in science: 14–20 August 2015

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Ice breaker diverted from research efforts; Muslims urged to tackle climate change; and deadly air pollution in China.

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China’s carbon emissions overestimated

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 2:21pm

Analysis could force climate scientists to revisit estimates of global cycle.

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Small rocks build big planets

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:21am

Revised ‘pebble-accretion’ theory helps to explain how Jupiter and Saturn got their start.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18200

The cannabis experiment

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 10:21am

As marijuana use becomes more acceptable, researchers are scrambling to answer key questions about the drug.

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Can Islamic scholars change thinking on climate change?

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 6:21am

Declaration calls on Muslims to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18203

Tackle Nepal’s typhoid problem now

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 5:21am

As post-earthquake conditions increase the risk of a typhoid epidemic, Buddha Basnyat calls for a widespread vaccination programme.

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