As a much-hailed breakthrough in stem-cell science unravelled this year, many have been asking: ‘Where were the safeguards?’
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A composition inspired by Kurt Gödel's 'incompleteness theorems' will premiere at the awards ceremony that bears his name.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15502
Enzyme-based method could become the fastest tuberculosis test yet.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15503
Many people would rather endure physical pain than suffer their own wandering cogitations.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15508
New policy follows efforts by other journals to bolster standards of data analysis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15509
The week in science: Retracted GM study republished; Mars landing gear passes first test; and UK public votes for antibiotics research in Longitude Prize.
Nature 511 10 doi: 10.1038/511010a
Insufficient funding, more bureaucracy and an inefficient government funding system are sapping the life from Russian research, says Alexey Yablokov.
Nature 511 7 doi: 10.1038/511007a
Industry and academia invest in treating diseases by delivering electrical charges to nerves.
Nature 511 18 doi: 10.1038/511018a
A decade ago, voters in California changed the biomedical research landscape by directly funding embryonic stem-cell research. Now the organization they created needs a hit to survive.
Nature 511 19 doi: 10.1038/511019a
The discovery of thousands of star systems wildly different from our own has demolished ideas about how planets form. Astronomers are searching for a whole new theory.
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Stem cells made by nuclear transfer seem more faithful to originals than are cells that have been reprogrammed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15498
Multiple independent gene transfers gave fungi ability to colonize plant roots.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15496
High-profile reports claiming an easy way to create pluripotent cells were flawed, Nature announces.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15501
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US funding agency disagreed with university’s assessment of potential threats.
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Research-agency staff protest over slashed spending and concerns about country’s future research capability.
Nature 511 14 doi: 10.1038/511014a
Legal challenge to transgenic crops has created a rift in the country’s scientific community.
Nature 511 16 doi: 10.1038/511016a
Misconduct case in stem-cell lab does not warrant the 'dismantling' of RIKEN CDB, observers say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15482
Women account for half of qualified candidates but are outnumbered in labs led by top male academics.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15483