Our editors' picks among the longer journalistic reports of the year.
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Discovery of mutations that neutralize artemisinin leads to efforts to chart their spread in southeast Asia.
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Results also partly explain why the 2009 swine flu virus, and a vaccine against it, led to spikes in the sleep disorder.
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Carriers of high-risk genes show cognitive impairments and could benefit from early intervention.
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Unexpected fractures above the world’s biggest storage site could provide path for leaks.
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Failure to impose a ban on deep-sea fishing jeopardizes the future of vulnerable ecosystems, say researchers.
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Our most-read blog posts of the year.
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Foundations increasingly fund biomedical research, but are reluctant to pay overhead costs.
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The 10 most-read news stories of the year.
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Base-2 system helped to simplify calculations centuries before Europeans rediscovered it.
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Spacecraft touches down successfully, but not where expected.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14377
Ancient ice ages that shaped modern caribou populations may foretell animals' fate in a warmer world.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14376
Ellen Stofan looks to send scientists to the red planet.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14350
Outbreak has devastated several species along North America’s Pacific coast this year.
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Planck satellite's picture of cosmic microwave background needs correction, some researchers argue.
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Baited hooks in Western Australia could damage vulnerable white shark populations.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14373
Analysis of science on social media service finds little correlation with standard measures of academic success.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14354
Space telescope observes possible plumes emanating from mystery moon's south pole.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14357
US bioethics commission weighs in on debate over how scientists and companies should handle inadvertent discoveries in diagnostic tests.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14362
But decade-long quest to synthesize erythropoietin has not yet ended, critics say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14363