Oceanography, brain science and stem cells among research fields that look set to grow.
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Historic win by Google DeepMind's Go-playing program has South Korean government playing catch-up on artificial intelligence.
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Data from NASA’s New Horizons mission begin to reveal the stories behind the dwarf planet's complex geology.
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One fresh analysis keeps alive physicists’ hope for a breakthrough, but another is disappointing.
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Tilikum has incurable lung disease; UK scientists want to stay in the EU; and WHO holds emergency mosquito-control meeting.
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If Donald Trump were to trigger a crisis in Western democracy, scientists would need to look at their part in its downfall, says Colin Macilwain.
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A controversial study has suggested that the neurodegenerative disease might be transferred from one person to another. Now scientists are racing to find out whether that is true.
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Study suggests that patients with Alzheimer's disease can still form memories, raising hopes of new treatments.
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Protection against virus raises hopes of vaccine development for dengue and even Zika.
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Join us on Reddit where we'll be talking about all things CRISPR.
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Arrests could be the first of many after peace petition led to 30 academics being fired.
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Scientists are searching for an unseen world at the fringes of the solar system.
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AlphaGo’s techniques could have broad uses, but moving beyond games is a challenge.
Nature 531 284 doi: 10.1038/531284a
Mathematician receives coveted award for solving three-century-old problem in number theory.
Nature 531 287 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19552
Nature reports from AlphaGo's victory in Seoul.
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Sequence of 430,000-year-old DNA pushes back divergence of humans and Neanderthals.
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Last digits of nearby primes have ‘anti-sameness’ bias.
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Fossil found in Uzbekistan suggests tyrannosaurs evolved sophisticated senses before later growth spurt.
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Study in mice suggests that behaviour of parents influences health of children through 'epigenetic' inheritance.
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Nature reports from AlphaGo's triumph in Seoul.
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