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Beyond CRISPR: A guide to the many other ways to edit a genome

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 11:21am

The popular technique has limitations that have sparked searches for alternatives.

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Icy telescope throws cold water on sterile neutrino theory

Mon, 08/15/2016 - 8:21am

IceCube observatory reports null result in search for particle.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20382

Hopes for revolutionary new LHC particle dashed

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 4:21pm

But the hunt continues for elementary particles beyond the standard model of physics.

Nature 536 133 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20376

Scientists track badger–cow encounters to understand cattle TB

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 11:21am

Economically costly disease is mainly passed through infected pastures.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20378

US agency to lift ban on funding human–animal hybrids

Fri, 08/12/2016 - 9:21am

Researchers in the United States will soon be able to resume creating chimaera-based projects.

Nature 536 135 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20379

E-mails show how UK physicists were dumped over Brexit

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 2:21pm

Researchers dropped from EU grant proposal because UK inclusion would ‘compromise’ project.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20380

German psychiatrist plans to scan the brains of refugees

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 1:21pm

Andreas Meyer-Lindenberg seeks insight into why migrants are so vulnerable to mental illness.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20340

Scholarly Olympics: How the games have shaped research

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 1:21pm

A graphical guide to the impact of the Olympics on science.

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Australian government orders science agency to pull back on climate job cuts

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 12:21pm

But researchers say damage is already done after job losses at CSIRO.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20377

Donald Trump’s appeal should be a call to arms

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 11:21am

Trump’s nomination as Republican presidential candidate is a reminder that scientific progress has not benefited all Americans, says Daniel Sarewitz.

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The week in science: 29 July–4 August 2016

Wed, 08/10/2016 - 6:21am

Theranos debuts new blood-testing device; Google and GlaxoSmithKline team up on bioelectronics; and United States has first domestic Zika transmissions.

Nature 536 10 doi: 10.1038/536010a

Legal confusion threatens to slow data science

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 11:21am

Researcher who spent months chasing permission to republish online data sets urges others to read up on the law.

Nature 536 16 doi: 10.1038/536016a

Welcome to the Cyborg Olympics

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 10:21am

The Cybathlon aims to help disabled people navigate the most difficult course of all: the everyday world.

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Scientists seek influence on ‘Brexit ministry’

Tue, 08/09/2016 - 8:21am

They hope for an active role in the UK department for exiting the EU.

Nature 536 15 doi: 10.1038/536015a

Women in physics face big hurdles — still

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:21pm

Persistent biases continue to affect the numbers of female physicists.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20349

Brain implants and gene-editing enhancements worry US public

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:21pm

Huge survey tests people's attitudes towards potential future biomedical technologies.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20350

Troubled Japanese space agency seeks fresh start

Mon, 08/08/2016 - 12:21pm

Push to resurrect instrument lost during satellite failure highlights JAXA’s resilience.

Nature 536 13 doi: 10.1038/536013a

Parasitic infection may have spoiled zebrafish experiments

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 10:21am

Common contaminant may change shoaling behaviour, a proxy for stress and anxiety in behavioural studies.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20308

Cruising sharks, fiery dragons and invisible dust

Fri, 08/05/2016 - 5:21am

July’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20347

Scientists track badger-cow encounters to understand cattle TB

Thu, 08/04/2016 - 7:21pm

Economically costly disease is mainly passed through infected pastures.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20378