Better collaboration is a laudable goal, but that alone will not be enough to fix the damage caused by Europe’s falling investment, says Amaya Moro-Martin.
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The week in science: Ebola exported to US and Spain; Italy's health minister rejects controversial stem-cell trial; and tens of thousands of walruses crowd ashore in Alaska.
Nature 514 144 doi: 10.1038/514144a
Political scorn on top of shrinking funds creates hostility between scientists and Tony Abbott’s government.
Nature 514 148 doi: 10.1038/514148a
Metrologists meet to design the ultimate gravitational-constant experiment.
Nature 514 150 doi: 10.1038/514150a
As the Large Hadron Collider prepares to come back to life after a two-year hiatus, physicists are gearing up to go beyond the standard model of particle physics.
Nature 514 158 doi: 10.1038/514158a
Ten-year brain-mapping effort will use monkeys to study human neural and mental disorders.
Nature 514 151 doi: 10.1038/514151a
Three scientists used fluorescent molecules to defy the limits of conventional optical microscopes.
Nature 514 286 doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16097
Smarter nerve stimulation and muscle monitoring vastly improve prosthetic movements.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16111
Analysis of images discovered in 1950s counters Eurocentric view of creativity's origins.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16100
But proposals spur concern that development will pollute the nearly pristine site.
Nature 514 147 doi: 10.1038/514147a
A decade of aiming to solve specific problems has yielded crucial lessons, says foundation official Steven Buchsbaum.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16094
Physics prize recognizes potential of invention with power to reduce global electricity consumption.
Nature 514 152 doi: 10.1038/514152a
Discoverers of brain’s navigation system get physiology Nobel.
Nature 514 153 doi: 10.1038/514153a
Faeces from antibiotic-free cows helps resistant bacteria to flourish in soil, puzzling researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16081
Nobel prizewinners May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser have spent a career together near the Arctic Circle exploring how our brains know where we are.
Nature 514 154 doi: 10.1038/514154a
Sunlight-blocking air pollution hampers evaporation and produces more surface runoff.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16072