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Science as art: Wellcome Image Awards 2016

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 5:21pm

Nature 's favourite winners in the 2016 competition run by the biomedical charity in London.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19538

The Go Files: champion preps for $1 million machine match

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 4:21pm

Nature reports from a battle of man vs computer over the Go board.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19541

How the US CRISPR patent probe will play out

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 6:21am

Decision could determine who profits from the gene-editing technique in future.

Nature 531 149 doi: 10.1038/531149a

CRISPR: gene editing is just the beginning

Thu, 03/10/2016 - 1:21pm

The real power of the biological tool lies in exploring how genomes work.

Nature 531 156 doi: 10.1038/531156a

Statisticians issue warning over misuse of P values

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 1:21pm

Policy statement aims to halt missteps in the quest for certainty.

Nature 531 151 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19503

The Go Files: ‘Humanity-packed’ AI prepares to take on world champion

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 1:21pm

Nature reports from a battle of man vs machine over the Go board.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19512

Liquid metal ‘balloons’ offer room-temperature soldering

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 12:21pm

Invention could help the microelectronics industry to connect circuit-board components without risking heat damage.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19495

First Zika-linked birth defects detected in Colombia

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 10:21am

Cases may signal start of anticipated wave of birth defects in country hit hard by Zika virus.

Nature 531 153 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19502

Psychology’s reproducibility problem is exaggerated – say psychologists

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 9:21am

Reanalysis of last year's enormous replication study argues that there is no need to be so pessimistic.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19498

Scientists still fail to record age and sex of lab mice

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 8:21am

Text-mining analysis finds that studies fall short of best practice — despite guidelines introduced in 2010.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19500

The week in science: 26 February–3 March 2016

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 5:21am

Italian researchers protest over government support; Illumina launches lawsuit over nanopores; and report published on women in academia.

Nature 531 12 doi: 10.1038/531012a

Conflicting laws threaten Ukrainian science

Wed, 03/09/2016 - 1:21am

Country’s austerity budget stands in way of law to modernize Soviet-era academy.

Nature 531 18 doi: 10.1038/531018a