Smashing protons into boron nuclei produces greatly increased energies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13914
Medicine prize goes to discoverers of vesicle system that shuttles biomolecules around cells.
Nature 502 149 doi: 10.1038/502149a
Treatment halts recurrence of Clostridium difficile bacteria, but a commercial pill is still far off.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13885
Elastic body allows moon jellyfish to travel extra distance at no energy cost.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13895
Shutdown may force evacuation of US research stations.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13889
Salty air and light produce liquid metal from red paint pigment.
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Interactions of Higgs bosons and anti-Higgs in early Universe may also have caused asymmetry between matter and antimatter.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13883
Trial provides proof of concept for statin alternative.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13873
Mathematical model allows the success of publications — and perhaps scientists — to be forecasted.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13881
Humanity has wrought an age of ecological transformations. It is time to rethink our irrational dislike of invading species, argues Chris D. Thomas.
Nature 502 7 doi: 10.1038/502007a
The week in science: Island appears after Pakistan quake, MacArthur Foundation announces ‘genius’ grants for 2013, and Spain’s 2014 budget offers small boost to science.
Nature 502 10 doi: 10.1038/502010a
Former US drug-company chief appeals conviction for fraud over interpretation of results.
Nature 502 17 doi: 10.1038/502017a
Giant depressions may be the remains of eruptions rather than old impact craters.
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Probing the biological basis of certain traits ignites controversy. But some scientists choose to cross the red line anyway.
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The Gaia spacecraft will soon launch on a mission to chart the heavens in unprecedented detail.
Nature 502 22 doi: 10.1038/502022a
IPCC statement suggests tinkering with the atmosphere could be necessary to meet climate goals.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13871
Changes in atmospheric pressure reduce mating in beetles, moths and aphids.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13874
Businesses and academic researchers among those affected by ongoing US government shutdown.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13872
Research disrupted as lawmakers spar over funding.
Nature 502 13 doi: 10.1038/502013a
Arizona rock core to yield coherent picture of turbulent period.
Nature 502 14 doi: 10.1038/502014a