Theoretical physicists are pursuing competing ways to calculate how particles interact.
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‘Breakthrough therapy’ status is much sought after, but there is confusion about its definition and impact.
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Video shows man walking and kicking a football with direct signals from brain.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13818
Healthy baby born after ovarian tissue removed, stimulated and reinserted.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13845
Government allocates first increase in five years but not enough to revert recent cuts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13853
Photonic device simulates gravitational lensing predicted by Einstein's general relativity.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13840
Global warming will be irreversible for centuries, latest report warns.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13832
Gravitons could be detectable in the cosmic microwave background.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13834
Geoengineering expert Tim Kruger encourages research on ways to take carbon out of the atmosphere.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13841
Two marine animals have tidal and monthly timekeepers that work independently of daily cycle.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13833
Congress moves to head off shortages, but US researchers still face ballooning prices.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13819
Small drop in national research funding but other programmes untouched.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13835
Governments should embrace the scientific approach and use controlled trials to test the impact of policies on people’s behaviour, says Olivier Oullier.
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The week in science: Nobel-prizewinning neuroscientist dies, jailed Iranian physics student wins human-rights prize, and Russian Academy of Sciences moves towards major overhaul.
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US funding for research vessel uncertain as international programme reorganizes.
Nature 501 469 doi: 10.1038/501469a
Third Rock Ventures made its name by placing big bets on the biotechnology companies it launched. Now, everyone is waiting for the pay-off.
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Devices may be the ‘healthy’ future of smoking — or a menace.
Nature 501 473 doi: 10.1038/501473a
A mammoth undersea US project will soon start streaming data to researchers. But some wonder whether the system is worth its high price.
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Some temperate waters rival tropical reefs in new analysis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13800
Primitive vertebrate's sophisticated mandible rewrites evolutionary tree.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13823