Swings between wet and dry conditions confined large dinosaurs to the poles for millions of years.
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European Commission's former chief scientific adviser, Anne Glover, also among those honoured by the Queen.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17757
Scientists hopeful as historic space probe sends signals to Earth, ending seven months of silence.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17756
Development of anxiety and fear alleviated by manipulating immune system in rodents.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17746
Jana Christopher discusses her job as a data integrity analyst at EMBO Press.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17749
Glinting pixels on comet surface raise hopes of finding hibernating Philae probe.
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The decision will prohibit most research on captive animals.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17755
Monitoring rock movement could help to prevent seismic activity caused by energy exploration.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17727
Researchers hope to show whether human eye can detect a single photon — and its superposition.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17731
Sally Rockey, known for her popular blog, will head a foundation that supports agricultural research.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17747
Frustrations at CSIRO boil over after negotiations on pay and working conditions stall.
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To realize the full potential of large data sets, researchers must agree on better ways to pass data around, says Martin Bobrow.
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Scientific report demolishes assertions used to back criminalization of homosexuality.
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G7 nations present pledge on greenhouse-gas emissions; how the world is getting sicker; and the wheeling robot that scooped a $2-million prize.
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Population-scale studies suggest that migrants spread steppe language and technology.
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DARPA is making a big push into biological research — but some scientists question whether its high-risk approach can work.
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Unknown mechanism helped some people in Papua New Guinea escape historic, deadly outbreak.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17725
Plotted data show that next week will reveal whether South Korea’s infection-control measures are working.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17729
How Middle East respiratory syndrome jumps from animals to humans remains a puzzle.
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Long overlooked in parts of Africa, indigenous greens are now capturing attention for their nutritional and environmental benefits.
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