The battle to justify research funding is as important now as it was 30 years ago, says Denis Noble.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12800
The deadly toxin has been found in a letter addressed to a US senator.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12819
Amount of virus in breast milk spikes when feeding slows down.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12820
Sequencing boosts research on organism increasingly useful for modelling human diseases.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12821
Findings bolster case for maternal drug therapy beyond feeding's end.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12832
Translational research wins in Obama’s budget, but its economic value remains uncertain.
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But worries persist about unintended consequences of tinkering with nature.
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Simulations identify past megadroughts, but at wrong times.
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Coating enables electron-microscope imaging of live organisms.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12799
Universe's latest baby picture combines with LHC findings to raise new questions about cosmic 'inflation'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12804
Contextuality theorem could improve secure communication.
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Cases reported in new regions of China.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12801
Radioactive iron may be first fossil imprint of a nearby cosmic explosion.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12797
Engineered organs produce urine, though not as efficiently as natural ones.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12791
Long chunks of DNA improve efficiency of gene activators.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12794
Thunderstorm damage has doubled since 1970 and transatlantic flights are set to become bumpier.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12763
Accumulation of DDT in Himalayas exceeds that seen in Arctic.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12776
Some science agencies fare well in US president’s budget request, but proposal will meet stiff resistance.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12787
The hominin Australopithecus sediba was a hodgepodge of simian and human-like features.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12788
Highest bidder is chief executive of Chinese regenerative-medicine company.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12790