The first thorough analyses of data from the European craft suggest that comet 67P originated in the distant reaches of the Solar System.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16777
The week in science: Ebola progress, the hottest year, and a Beagle comes home.
Nature 517 416 doi: 10.1038/517416a
Thought to make up the Universe’s missing matter, WIMPs are running out of places to hide.
Nature 517 422 doi: 10.1038/517422a
Engineered bacteria kept in check with a designer diet.
Nature 517 423 doi: 10.1038/517423a
By firing lasers into the sky, Claire Max has transformed the capabilities of current — and future — telescopes.
Nature 517 430 doi: 10.1038/517430a
By splicing animals together, scientists have shown that young blood rejuvenates old tissues. Now, they are testing whether it works for humans.
Nature 517 426 doi: 10.1038/517426a
US president also proposes new public–private partnership in personalized medicine.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16766
The Israeli military arrested Imad Ahmed Barghouthi on his way to the United Arab Emirates to attend a scientific conference, his lawyer says.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16770
Drilling under 740 metres of the Ross Ice Shelf reveals translucent fish living in perpetual darkness and cold.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16772
But lawmakers reject human role in phenomenon during debate over legislation to authorize Keystone XL oil pipeline.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16773
Major report calls for cuts to infrastructure, including fledgling Ocean Observatories Initiative, to increase spending on science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16780
Leaders and risk strategists must collaborate effectively on decisions of global importance, says Erwann Michel-Kerjan.
Nature 517 413 doi: 10.1038/517413a
Erratic human behaviour and incomplete information plague efforts to model risk.
Nature 517 419 doi: 10.1038/517419a
Studies raise prospect of intervention in the radicalization process.
Nature 517 420 doi: 10.1038/517420a
Meteorologists investigate airborne jets that bring both floods and drought relief.
Nature 517 424 doi: 10.1038/517424a
Study suggests Canadian government strategy is not enough to preserve caribou population in the boreal forest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16734
Researchers decipher letters from Herculaneum papyri carbonized by eruption that destroyed Pompeii.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16763
A pernicious family of TB strains emerged in Asia more than 6,000 years ago.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16733
Beagle 2 touched down softly in 2003 but failed to deploy and to contact home.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16737