Agencies rush to show that outbreak tactics have improved.
Nature 531 19 doi: 10.1038/531019a
Waning warming event studied in unprecedented detail.
Nature 531 20 doi: 10.1038/531020a
Virus-sized particles that fluoresce in every colour could revolutionize applications from television displays to cancer treatment.
Nature 531 26 doi: 10.1038/531026a
Study suggests stem-cell stimulation is behind obesity’s contribution to cancer risk.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19484
One paper suggests that fast radio bursts can repeat, but a finding on the origin of another burst is in doubt.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19494
Primers on various scientific topics could be used across trials to avoid wasting time on debating basic points, argues David Neuberger.
Nature 531 9 doi: 10.1038/531009a
Scientists push for better monitoring of what remains.
Nature 531 15 doi: 10.1038/531015a
Several countries hope to unleash vast natural-gas reserves through fracking, but drilling attempts have been disappointing.
Nature 531 22 doi: 10.1038/531022a
Findings could inform forensic science — and the development of innovative hair products.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19483
Astronomers propose hunting for civilizations on worlds that can see our planet cross the Sun.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19439
Biotechnology agency wants to upgrade capabilities to kick-start economic growth.
Nature 531 16 doi: 10.1038/531016a
Mimivirus defence system might lead to new genome-editing tools
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19462
Fewer than half of academies have policies in place to boost gender equality in membership.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19465
Have you been paying attention to February's science news?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19476
No clarity on whether anti-lobbying rule will apply to university funding and science grants.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19454
Reversal could change timeline of heat and carbon storage in the seas.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19455
First assessment from intergovernmental body set up to track world's ecosystems suggests curbing pesticide use to save bees.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19456
House of Representatives committee expands investigation of a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration analysis that refuted global-warming 'hiatus'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19463
Antibody from man who survived infection from 1995 outbreak shows potent effect against deadly virus.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19440
Market leader Illumina sues rival firm Oxford Nanopore Technologies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19451