Initiative trying to validate 50 cancer papers finds difficulty in accessing original study data.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17694
The public image of chemistry is not as negative as some assume — but many people find it hard to connect the field to the real world, says Chiara Ceci.
Nature 522 7 doi: 10.1038/522007a
Over rum cocktails at the World Conference on Research Integrity, experts discussed what can be learnt from the fallout of a flawed political-science paper.
Nature 522 14 doi: 10.1038/522014a
Next-generation timekeepers can only be tested against each other.
Nature 522 16 doi: 10.1038/522016a
Cultural fight over sacred mountain accelerates observatory closures.
Nature 522 15 doi: 10.1038/522015a
Muscles engineered to be photosensitive could lead to treatments for paralysis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17662
Oye Ibidapo-Obe, former head of the Nigerian Academy of Science, discusses research-policy priorities for the country's new president, Muhammadu Buhari.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17658
Police investigate researchers' role in devastating bacterial epidemic.
Nature 522 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17651
Remains from Lebanon show that advanced technology was not a European invention.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17661
Researchers document first instances of 'virgin birth' in a wild vertebrate.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17671
Half of world population of the endangered saiga dies in weeks — and nobody is sure why.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17675
Study of rare protein-folding diseases offers tools for examining how amyloid plaques form.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17654
Spectacular galactic jets are driven by galaxies melding together.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17656
Facility simulates the furious winds and waves of the world's most powerful storms.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17647
Ministry of Justice labels Dynasty Foundation a ‘foreign agent’.
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Debris around a young star could shed light on the Solar System's early days.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17648
At least nine facilities in the United States and one in South Korea received spores.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17653
Insects are an excellent source of sustainable protein, but people will only be persuaded to eat them if they seem appealing, says Ophelia Deroy.
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Europe’s wild birds are in peril; the LHC breaks an energy record; and Nobel-prizewinning mathematician John Nash dies.
Nature 521 398 doi: 10.1038/521398a
From predatory microbes to toxic metals, nature is inspiring new ways to treat infections.
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