Team behind relocation scheme strongly defends attempt to establish ‘insurance population’.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20141
Daring Antarctic evacuation under way; US medical association declares gun violence a health crisis; and astronomers find Earth in a rocky relationship.
Nature 534 440 doi: 10.1038/534440a
Struggle in Northern Cape province highlights a balancing act that scientists leading gigantic projects face.
Nature 534 444 doi: 10.1038/534444a
Sea-floor instruments will monitor seismic activity very close to the Cascadia fault.
Nature 534 446 doi: 10.1038/534446a
A special issue looks at the country's astonishing scientific trajectory as it seeks to secure its spot among the leaders in innovation.
Nature 534 451 doi: 10.1038/534451a
Research capacity has grown rapidly, and now quality is on the rise.
Nature 534 452 doi: 10.1038/534452a
First China conquered DNA sequencing. Now it wants to dominate precision medicine too.
Nature 534 462 doi: 10.1038/534462a
The technique would help address problems that classical computers can't handle.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20136
The parasitic tumours showed up in clams, mussels and other bivalves.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20138
The technique's first test in people could begin as early as the end of the year.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20137
Elena Cattaneo is a relentless campaigner against the misuse of science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20142
The ‘shock’ over an Australian extinction shows that we still don’t accept that global warming is a problem for now, says James Watson.
Nature 534 437 doi: 10.1038/534437a
Rival parties avoid carbon controversy of former years.
Nature 534 443 doi: 10.1038/534443a
Researchers plan for hits to community hubs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20134
Stark differences between men and women’s immune responses pose medical conundrum.
Nature 534 447 doi: 10.1038/534447a
The US government plans to evacuate a sick crew member from an isolated research station.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20135
From ancient DNA to neutrinos and neuroscience, top researchers in China are making big impacts — and raising their country’s standing in science.
Nature 534 456 doi: 10.1038/534456a
Crustaceans at depths of 10,000 metres contain higher concentrations of chemicals than do some animals in coastal waters.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20118
Study of 44 ancient Middle Eastern genomes supports idea of independent farming revolutions in the Fertile Crescent.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20119
Florida repository of marine sediments dates back to early days of US polar exploration.
Nature 534 448 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20096