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Nine years of censorship

Tue, 05/10/2016 - 8:21am

Canadian scientists are now allowed to speak out about their work — and the government policy that had restricted communications.

Nature 533 26 doi: 10.1038/533026a

UK graphene inquiry reveals commercial struggles

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 2:21pm

Concerns about the University of Manchester’s National Graphene Institute reflect a broader decline in industrial research and development.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19840

Citizen scientists aid Ecuador earthquake relief

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:21pm

Effort to identify damaged areas combines crowdsourcing with machine-learning algorithms.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19861

Cattle drug threatens thousands of vultures

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 12:21pm

Modelling study paints bleak picture for Europe’s bird populations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19839

Software error doomed Japanese Hitomi spacecraft

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:21am

Space agency declares the astronomy satellite a loss.

Nature 533 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19835

The week in science: 22–28 April 2016

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:21am

Paris climate deal signed; NIH clinical trials suspended; and duplicated images found in hundreds of biology papers.

Nature 532 418 doi: 10.1038/532418a

Devastating wheat fungus appears in Asia for first time

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 8:21am

Scientists race to determine origin of  Bangladesh outbreak, which they warn could spread farther afield.

Nature 532 421 doi: 10.1038/532421a