Deep-sea microbes, simple medical diagnostic tools and complex computing win 2016 MacArthur ‘genius grants’
Eight scientists are among the 23 winners.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20662
Chan Zuckerberg Initiative aims to have major impact by 2100.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20649
After decades of rocky relations, they are working together to trace indigenous communities’ ancestry.
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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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Around the world, poverty and social background remain huge barriers in scientific careers.
Nature 537 466 doi: 10.1038/537466a
Wages for top scientists are shooting skywards while others are being left behind.
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Worries include how to coordinate research programmes and resources from different countries.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20658
The week in science: 16–22 September 2016
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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
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
Ancient teeth make Homo sapiens the lead suspect in the extinction of Homo floresiensis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20656
Accusations of impropriety feature in escalating dispute.
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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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Next-generation space-weather model will map the danger facing power grids.
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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
Experiments show that the tardigrade’s resilience can be transferred to cultures of human cells.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20648
Two-thousand-year-old bones could yield first DNA from an ancient shipwreck victim.
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Research on non-invasive pregnancy tests and superconductors earns $1 million 'Chinese Nobels'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20644
DNA from extinct species forces rethink of elephants’ family tree.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20622
Investigators are now required to disclose all clinical trials, whether successful or not.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20616