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Ebola drug saves infected monkeys

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

ZMapp is the first treatment to completely protect animals after they show symptoms of disease.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15793

California quake puts warning system in the spotlight

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Scientists, politicians and business leaders will discuss practicalities of a regional network.

Nature 513 18 doi: 10.1038/513018a

US government labs plan biohazard-safety sweep

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

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Icelandic volcano erupts

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Lava flows from Bárðarbunga after nearly two weeks of seismic unrest.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15792

Cost to control Ebola shoots up

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

World Health Organization projects 20,000 cases and requests US$490 million to control West Africa outbreak.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15790

Social sciences suffer from severe publication bias

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Survey finds that ‘null results’ rarely see the light of the day.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15787

Ebola virus mutating rapidly as it spreads

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Outbreak likely originated with a single animal-to-human transmission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15777

Row reignites over distance of Pleiades star cluster

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

New measurement points to possible error in ESA survey that could also affect the agency's new Gaia mission.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15786

Ebola doctor reveals how infected Americans were cured

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Techniques used in the US to treat symptoms and subdue the virus in patients could work overseas, Bruce Ribner says.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15791

'Wandering stones' of Death Valley explained

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Scientists spot ice shoving rocks on Racetrack Playa in California, resolving a longstanding geological enigma.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15773

Seven days: 22–28 August 2014

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

The week in science: Botched launch for Europe’s GPS satellites; Iran’s science minister dismissed; and marmosets judged best model for MERS virus.

Nature 512 352 doi: 10.1038/512352a

Scientists and cheesemakers gather for (microbial) culture

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Microbiologists are on a quest to catalogue and control the bacteria that make each raw-milk cheese unique.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15776

Scientific advice: Crisis counsellors

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Volcanic eruptions, oil spills and bacterial outbreaks all land in the laps of government science advisers, and put them to the test.

Nature 512 360 doi: 10.1038/512360a

Brazil considers transgenic trees

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Genetically modified eucalyptus could be a global test case.

Nature 512 357 doi: 10.1038/512357a

Himalayan plants seek cooler climes

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 2:21pm

Race is on to record mountain biodiversity before it is lost.

Nature 512 359 doi: 10.1038/512359a

How fish can learn to walk

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 1:21pm

Land-raised bichirs provide insight into evolutionary pressures facing first vertebrates to live on land.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15778

Long-sought neutrinos answer burning question about the Sun

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 12:21pm

Underground lab catches low-energy particles that reveal crucial proton-proton fusion reaction.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15779

Entangled photons make a picture from a paradox

Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:21am

Quantum imaging outlines objects with light that does not interact with them.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15781

Japanese lab at centre of stem-cell scandal to be reformed

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 5:21pm

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Allow use of electronic cigarettes to assess risk

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 4:21pm

Monitoring the outcomes of incentivized e-cigarette use, not endless research, will be the key to sensible regulation, says Daniel Sarewitz.

Nature 512 349 doi: 10.1038/512349a