Imbalance exists even though supply of reviewers outstrips demand, study suggests.
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Questions remain around commitment to boost science investment.
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Project to sequence the DNA of more than 1,000 species seeks to reveal how bats learn to communicate.
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Cap at current spending levels could spell ‘end of science in Brazil’, researchers say.
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Influential committee says researchers need assurances that they can stay after UK leaves European Union.
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A discovery that was supposed to help reveal how the bursts arise only thickens the plot.
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Drilling into Mexico’s Chicxulub basin also finds shattered rock where underground life could thrive.
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The ability to control very small groups of neurons could have big implications for brain science.
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Researchers chafe at spending cuts and fear a brain drain.
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The week in science: 11–17 November 2016.
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The waters of the Southern Ocean have absorbed much of the excess heat and carbon generated by humanity.
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Theoretical models of how science works provide valuable insights, says Philip Ball.
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Daniel Sarewitz says the new US president will need to promote creative science to benefit the disaffected millions who voted for him.
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Researchers worry about misinforming people about the risk of disease.
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The move by Chinese scientists could spark a biomedical duel between China and the United States.
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Change to immune-system genes in indigenous Canadians linked to epidemic introduced by Europeans.
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Davide Vannoni is barred from offering a controversial stem-cell therapy in Italy but may be continuing his work abroad.
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Country's progress on public health and science prompts funding shift to more-troubled nations.
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GOES-R can snap an image every 30 seconds and will improve responses to severe storms.
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Semantic Scholar triples in size and Microsoft Academic's relaunch impresses researchers.
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