Our top 10 picks of Books & Arts coverage of the year.
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A front-line report from Sierra Leone examines efforts to change hearts and minds in West Africa’s villages.
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Comets, stem cells and cosmic dust are among the year's top stories.
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Eruptions, comets and a see-through mouse all captured the imagination in 2014.
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First report from Reproducibility Initiative highlights importance of publishing details of experimental methods.
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Black holes, stem cells and the changing face of academic publishing were popular topics for our readers in 2014.
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Search intensifies as researchers try to determine if Philae can recharge its batteries.
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Discovery of hydrogen-rich waters hints at unexplored microbial ecosystems.
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Tiny particles found in sea-floor sediment point to partial solution to 'missing plastic' problem.
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Our editors' picks of some of the best expert-authored opinion pieces of the year.
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Victor Ponta says controversy over 2012 plagiarism charges is a distraction to his cabinet.
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Are geopolitical tensions destroying important links with the West, or can Russian research go it alone?
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Nereid submersible expands view of polar ecosystems.
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The best of Nature ’s longer reads, selected by our editors.
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Background gas levels are low — but they spike periodically.
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Trials of 'convalescent' plasma have begun in Liberia, and plasma and blood studies in Guinea and Sierra Leone will follow.
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But much remains undecided over goal of reaching international agreement next year in Paris.
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US President Obama expected to sign legislation that also includes $5.4 billion for Ebola fight.
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NASA instrument will gather data to improve and refine climate models.
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