Seismic danger from oil and gas operations may be overestimated.
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Counting on fingers gives way to memorized sums as neurons change connections.
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Director Francis Collins discusses the changing landscape of biomedical research.
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Federal rules ground scientists using remotely piloted aircraft at private universities.
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Tiny troupe could shed light on collective behaviour in animals and humans.
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Citizen-science project identifies particles caught by NASA craft as having likely interstellar origin.
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A focus on carbon intensity alone will allow emissions to grow with the economy, argues Qiang Wang.
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European project evaluates risks to delicate ecosystems.
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Giant academic social networks have taken off to a degree that no one expected even a few years ago. A Nature survey explores why.
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Discovery suggests better ways to deflect an incoming space rock.
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Lawyer for Yoshiki Sasai's family reveals motive of Japanese researcher's act following STAP controversy.
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High-speed cameras reveal when insects become self-organizing.
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Egyptians used the same general formula to soak burial linens as early as 4200 bc.
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The week in science: Ebola declared an international public-health emergency; power-cut at UK’s Antarctic research station; and Rosetta space probe catches up with a comet.
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California’s current water crisis offers a preview of what climate change will bring.
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US government programme will examine 10,000 adolescents to document effects on developing brains.
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Researchers warn that a change of mosquito host could accelerate spread of chikungunya across the Americas.
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Maryam Mirzakhani is among four young researchers to win Fields Medals, awarded every four years.
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