Insects are an excellent source of sustainable protein, but people will only be persuaded to eat them if they seem appealing, says Ophelia Deroy.
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Europe’s wild birds are in peril; the LHC breaks an energy record; and Nobel-prizewinning mathematician John Nash dies.
Nature 521 398 doi: 10.1038/521398a
From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.
Nature 521 402 doi: 10.1038/521402a
Independent assessments of national climate plans find little common ground between wealthy and developing countries.
Nature 521 405 doi: 10.1038/521404a
Public-health officials make plans for how to speed up responses to tropical-disease outbreaks.
Nature 521 405 doi: 10.1038/521405a
Long a staple of science fiction, laser weapons are edging closer to the battlefield — thanks to optical fibres.
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Thirty Meter Telescope can proceed, but one-quarter of existing telescopes on mountain must be removed in the next decade.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17639
Restorative algorithm has potential to make a variety of machines resilient.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17641
Australopithecus deyiremeda lived about 3.4 million years ago in northern Ethiopia, around the same time and place as Australopithecus afarensis .
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17644
Proposed deals have potential to boost research, but also to weaken health and environmental protections.
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By revealing that fish cooperate, cheat and punish, Redouan Bshary has challenged ideas about brain evolution.
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Research identifies studies that defy usual citation patterns to enjoy a rich old age.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17615
Movement to publicly record peer-reviewing activity gains momentum.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17588
Republicans in the House of Representatives seek to reshape research agenda.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17430
Access lost after last year's institutional subscription fees were not paid.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17584
Factors that drove evolution of intellectual capacity also implicated in memory disorder.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17589
Papers authored by Paolo Macchiarini misrepresented success of pioneering procedure.
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Radar data from Cryosat-2 probe show sudden ice loss on southern Antarctic Peninsula.
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DNA from 35,000-year-old Siberian wolf suggests that domesticated dogs emerged thousands of years earlier than previously thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17607
Three-year Tara Oceans project publishes first analyses of rich diversity of planktonic life.
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