Geologic strain of tides during full and new moons could increase magnitude of tremors.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20551
A virus that influences the development of the placenta in mammals could also help to explain male animals’ physiques.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20574
Canada’s Chalk River reactor, which makes large amounts of technetium-99m, will end production next month.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20577
Sociologist hopes to raise cash to carve concrete sculpture.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20578
European mission will shed light on hidden asteroids, the Universe’s expansion and exoplanets.
Nature 537 292 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20569
Sequences of nearly 200 beer-making strains reveal evolution in action.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20552
Finding could alter conservation strategies for long-necked animals.
Nature 537 290 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20567
The week in science: 2–8 September 2016
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NASA must avoid spreading Earth microbes to suspected water in hillside streaks.
Nature 537 145 doi: 10.1038/537145a
Controversial US guidelines attempt to rein in rogue stem-cell clinics.
Nature 537 148 doi: 10.1038/537148a
A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the twenty-first century.
Nature 537 152 doi: 10.1038/537152a
From immunotherapies to diagnostics, an expert panel outlines research goals for broad initiative.
Nature 537 288 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20535
An archive of material from all sides of the UK genetic-modification controversy is up and running and welcomes contributions, says Vivian Moses.
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Likelihood of stopgap spending measure grows.
Nature 537 149 doi: 10.1038/537149a
Advances in catalyst research could create a superhighway to clean energy sources and a more-sustainable chemical industry.
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Academics complain that reaction to failed coup is hurting science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20550
Pinpointing lander’s cold resting place on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko will be a boon to researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20536
Retrieval of a space-rock sample would be proof of concept for mining metals and water.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20486
The top job in UK research is up for grabs, so who might apply?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20531
Two independent reports find scientific and medical inadequacies — and an uncritical environment surrounding Paolo Macchiarini.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20533