Physicists investigating technique to enhance detection of uranium and plutonium in cargo.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17300
Differences in size and shape of tail-bones offer way to tell male and female fossils apart.
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Nature readers favour creating more secure jobs to fix science’s broken postdoctoral system.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17303
Rocks from 252 million years ago suggest that carbon dioxide from volcanoes made sea water lethal.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17276
Move addresses concerns that some experiments are not using enough animals.
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Full genome reveals surprising level of inbreeding and could aid conservation efforts.
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From predictions of nuclear ‘break-out’ to monitoring for ‘sneak-out’, scientific expertise is central to the success of the preliminary accord.
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To judge the safety of flying during an eruption, the airline industry cannot just rely on advances in volcanic monitoring and prediction, says Matthew Watson.
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The week in science: Iran strikes deal on nuclear plans; Hong Kong academics decry government meddling; and souped-up LHC starts second run.
Nature 520 136 doi: 10.1038/520136a
Fledgling alliance will manage international grants and develop science strategy.
Nature 520 142 doi: 10.1038/520142a
Swiss-cheese-like materials called metal–organic frameworks have long promised to improve gas storage, separation and catalysis. Now they are coming of age.
Nature 520 148 doi: 10.1038/520148a
Clinical trial is encouraging first step to developing new approach to HIV prevention, treatment and cure.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17260
Experiment on chemistry of lawrencium reignites a decades-old debate.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17275
Simulations show that Earth probably collided with an unnervingly similar sister planet to form our lunar neighbour.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17279
Climate scientists highlight cloud mysteries in a bid to compete with astronomy and cosmology.
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Common language and methods are needed to fulfil biofactory dream.
Nature 520 141 doi: 10.1038/520141a
There is a growing number of postdocs and few places in academia for them to go. But change could be on the way.
Nature 520 144 doi: 10.1038/520144a
Global-health researchers look to supplement traditional tactics to reduce the health and economic impacts of food-borne pathogens.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17264
Jurassic giant's taxonomic status is restored.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17257
Groundwater expert Leon Szeptycki explains how the state’s ineffectual water-management system is trying to come to grips with harsh, dry reality.
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