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Frogs mount speedy defence against pesticide threat

Wed, 08/26/2015 - 4:21am

Species’ ability to develop resistance gives conservationists hope for amphibian survival.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18197

Faked peer reviews prompt 64 retractions

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 4:21pm

The cull follows a similar discovery earlier this year.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18202

US government seeks to cut methane emissions from oil and gas industry  

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 8:21am

Proposed rule targets new and modified facilities for collecting, transporting and storing fuel.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18204

Superconductivity record sparks wave of follow-up physics

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 7:21am

Researchers strive to reproduce and understand landmark result.

Nature 524 277 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18191

Greek bailout set to free up research funds

Tue, 08/25/2015 - 2:21am

Research minister says two chunks of money from the European Union can now be released.

Nature 524 273 doi: 10.1038/524273a

Developing El Niño could be strongest on record

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 12:21pm

Event could bring rain to drought-stricken California and dry conditions to Australia.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18184

Most gay and lesbian researchers are out in the lab

Mon, 08/24/2015 - 7:21am

Fields with more women found to be more welcoming.

Nature 524 275 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18187

Courts refuse scientists' bids to prevent retractions

Fri, 08/21/2015 - 1:21pm

US judges dismiss injunctions against journals.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18175

Ebola spurs creation of Japan's first maximum-security biolab

Thu, 08/20/2015 - 12:21pm

Fears about the virus helped forge deal to elevate existing facility to BSL-4 status.

Nature 524 274 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18179

Flies that fight off parasites produce offspring with greater genetic mix

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 1:21pm

Infections may lead organisms to diversify their next generation's DNA.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18182

The future of science will soon be upon us

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 1:21pm

The European Commission has abandoned consideration of 'Science 2.0', finding it too ambitious. That was the wrong call, says Colin Macilwain.

Nature 524 137 doi: 10.1038/524137a

The week in science: 7–13 August 2015

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 10:21am

Scotland says no to GM; 3D printed drugs; and Ada Initiative bows out.

Nature 524 140 doi: 10.1038/524140a

Millennium Villages Project launches retrospective analysis

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 9:21am

Anti-poverty programme seeks to gauge success after ten years in Africa.

Nature 524 144 doi: 10.1038/524144a

Age of the neutrino: Plans to decipher mysterious particle take shape

Wed, 08/19/2015 - 7:21am

A graphical guide to four giant experiments spread across the world.

Nature 524 148 doi: 10.1038/524148a

Can randomized trials eliminate global poverty?

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 4:21pm

A new generation of economists is trying to transform global development policy through the power of randomized controlled trials.

Nature 524 150 doi: 10.1038/524150a

Octopus genome holds clues to uncanny intelligence

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 10:21am

DNA sequence expanded in areas otherwise reserved for vertebrates.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18177

Japan’s nuclear revival won’t lower carbon emissions enough

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 8:21am

Return to nuclear energy is part of a plan that is not in line with global climate target.

Nature 524 143 doi: 10.1038/524143a

Fly larvae brains filmed in action

Tue, 08/18/2015 - 6:21am

Videos of neural activity in fruit-fly larva's brain and central nervous system mark a step up from zebrafish imaging.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18164

Chinese biologists lead outcry over Winter Olympics ski site

Mon, 08/17/2015 - 1:21pm

Proposed alpine ski area lies within nature reserve, prompting fears of development in other conservation areas.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18174

Proposed Ebola biobank would strengthen African science

Sat, 08/15/2015 - 5:21am

International public-health officials discuss how to maximize research benefits of a widely dispersed collection.

Nature 524 146 doi: 10.1038/524146a