Tiny particles found in sea-floor sediment point to partial solution to 'missing plastic' problem.
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Our editors' picks of some of the best expert-authored opinion pieces of the year.
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Victor Ponta says controversy over 2012 plagiarism charges is a distraction to his cabinet.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16583
Are geopolitical tensions destroying important links with the West, or can Russian research go it alone?
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Nereid submersible expands view of polar ecosystems.
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The best of Nature ’s longer reads, selected by our editors.
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Background gas levels are low — but they spike periodically.
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Trials of 'convalescent' plasma have begun in Liberia, and plasma and blood studies in Guinea and Sierra Leone will follow.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16564
But much remains undecided over goal of reaching international agreement next year in Paris.
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US President Obama expected to sign legislation that also includes $5.4 billion for Ebola fight.
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NASA instrument will gather data to improve and refine climate models.
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Everyday compound reported to conduct electricity without resistance at a record-high temperature, outstripping more exotic materials.
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Budget and management problems sink plan to follow 100,000 children from birth to adulthood.
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Birds get fresh perches in revamped tree of life built by vast collaboration.
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Rigorous evaluation suggests technique produces more snow — under certain conditions.
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The Research Excellence Framework keeps UK science sharp, but the process is overly burdensome for institutions, says Peter M. Atkinson.
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The week in science: NASA's Orion flight soars; James Watson's Nobel medal nabs US$4.1 million; and India becomes full partner in Thirty Meter Telescope
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Ten years after the devastating Sumatra earthquake, warnings for the Indian Ocean go out, but often do not reach the people most at risk.
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Firms embrace costly immunotherapy to fight intractable leukaemias and lymphomas.
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Surveys find less marine microplastic than expected.
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