Vacuum leak in a French-built seismometer raises questions about a scheduled March launch.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18951
Carbon emissions slow; anthrax vaccine gets go-ahead; and rocket gets to space and back.
Nature 528 12 doi: 10.1038/528012a
Senate assigns a clinical trial €3 million — but researchers want an open competition.
Nature 528 15 doi: 10.1038/528015a
Terrorism is tough to study, but researchers have gleaned insights from the current generation of Islamist extremists.
Nature 528 20 doi: 10.1038/528020a
There are too many PhD students for too few academic jobs — but with imagination, the problem could be solved.
Nature 528 22 doi: 10.1038/528022a
Other nations hope to learn from approval of the world’s first deep repository for spent nuclear fuel.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18903
American telescope detects clue to source of fast radio bursts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18935
Budget problems force replication project to drop one-quarter of its workload.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18938
But the science alone will not be enough to build public and political confidence, says Heidi Larson.
Nature 528 9 doi: 10.1038/528009a
Algorithms could aid discovery at Large Hadron Collider, but raise transparency concerns.
Nature 528 18 doi: 10.1038/528018a
Indian Ocean expedition resumes a six-decade campaign to bore right through the planet’s crust.
Nature 528 16 doi: 10.1038/528016a
Researchers want to wire the human body with sensors that could harvest reams of data — and transform health care.
Nature 528 26 doi: 10.1038/528026a
Engineered Cas9 enzyme makes fewer mistakes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18932
Uptick in deforestation in Brazil hints at difficulty of preserving and expanding forests.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18934
What everyone should know about cut-and-paste genetics.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18869
Academies in the US, China and the UK jointly organized the gathering.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18879
Major governments join investors in a commitment to drive new energy technologies into the marketplace.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18913
Politicians, scientists, environmentalists and others tell Nature about their hopes for the UN climate summit — and what comes next.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18914
Our blogger heads back to civilization — but first, he answers more of your questions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18898
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Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18904