Tool to divide water masses into precise categories can help in conservation planning.
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Young scientists angry at budget cuts say they have been denied permanent jobs.
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Libraries pursue alternative delivery routes after licence negotiations break down.
Nature 541 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21223
Expect researchers to glimpse an event horizon, continue striving for quantum supremacy and brace themselves for a political hangover.
Nature 541 14 doi: 10.1038/541014a
Revelation from drug firm Bial prompts criticism from pharmacologists.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21190
The racket that Egyptian fruit bats make when jammed next to each other contains information about food, sleeping arrangements and mating attempts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21215
Small study suggests long-sought biological marker for brain injuries.
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The week in science: 16–22 December 2016.
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Shift in focus comes in response to a changing world order and the threat of terrorism.
Nature 540 491 doi: 10.1038/540491a
Freeze on genetic technology would have been a disaster, say scientists, but activists plan to renew the fight.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21216
Political compromise settles immigration row that could have severed Swiss–EU research agreements.
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Concerned by president-elect’s choice of advisers, researchers take steps to defend their fields.
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After the election of Donald Trump, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec offers a message of resistance and hope from deep within the US Bible Belt.
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Poor experimental design and statistical analysis could contribute to widespread problems in reproducing preclinical animal experiments.
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Programme aims to prevent crises similar to the recent Ebola epidemic.
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US government proposes introducing wolves to Isle Royale as population dwindles.
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Drive to preserve mitochondrial quality might explain why organisms develop sex cells at different stages of development.
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