DNA from 35,000-year-old Siberian wolf suggests that domesticated dogs emerged thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
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Three-year Tara Oceans project publishes first analyses of rich diversity of planktonic life.
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WHO outlines plans for a crisis fund in wake of Ebola; rules to curb polar pollution agreed; and newly discovered rodent is named after James Bond.
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Precision medicine cannot advance without full disclosure of how commercial genome sequencing and interpretation software works, says Mauno Vihinen.
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Revised legislation would spare universities from being penalized in the same way as unscrupulous companies.
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A wave of experiments is probing the root of quantum weirdness.
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Animals suffered from adrenal and lung problems that are consistent with exposure to petroleum.
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Proposed US electron–ion smasher wins endorsement from influential nuclear-science panel.
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Antibodies are the workhorses of biological experiments, but they are littering the field with false findings. A few evangelists are pushing for change.
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Bear’s microbiome shows poor evolutionary adaptation to the fibrous food.
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A protein in the blood of young mice that seemed to rejuvenate older animals may do the opposite.
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Advance holds potential for better opiate painkillers — but raises concerns about illicit use.
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Model predicts that the midwestern United States and Central Asia are at high risk for outbreaks of rodent-borne pathogens.
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Upper ocean may be storing heat, giving atmosphere a break.
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National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine to develop guidelines for rapidly advancing technology to modify human embryos and germ cells.
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Detector teams at the Large Hadron Collider collaborated for a more precise estimate of the size of the Higgs boson.
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Few institutions have followed research integrity guidelines to the letter.
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Huge experiment across six nations shows lasting benefits from short-term support.
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The week in science: first Arab mission to Mars; guidance on disease-naming without offence; and atmospheric carbon dioxide passes a symbolic threshold.
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Health agency’s annual meeting will address shortcomings in outbreak response highlighted by West Africa crisis.
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