It is getting harder for scientists in China to obtain the high-quality public data that they need for important research studies, says Zheng Wan.
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Ethical concerns complicate publishing process.
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Companies race to gather large data sets in bid to find treatments based on genetics.
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Tensions also rise over planned reforms to governance of research institutions.
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Religious leaders and scientists gather to discuss moral implications of global warming as Pope drafts key letter.
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MESSENGER's chief scientist reminisces before the spacecraft's planned impact into the planet's surface.
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Human influence on extreme heat and rain events is growing.
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DNA links specimen to fish population that has spread through Caribbean.
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Scientists have long warned that mounting seismic stress put region near Kathmandu at risk for a severe tremor.
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Ebola spurred US support for pan-African health agency, but centre needs much more to succeed.
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Research community also split over how close the method is to being an option for preventing disease.
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Analysis contradicts previous work that showed little connection between grant-review scores and subsequent research outcomes.
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Destroying faulty DNA in mitochondria could be alternative to ‘three-parent embryo’.
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Marine scientist Ove Hoegh-Guldberg explains the rationale behind pricing the ocean.
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High-energy particles from distant space could help to illuminate the origin of lightning.
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Star-spangled image released for anniversary of space telescope's launch.
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Experiments that give subjects the illusion of having an invisible body could reveal how we respond to the ensuing temptations, says Philip Ball.
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Encouraging students to challenge ideas is crucial to fostering a generation of Muslim scientists who are free thinkers, says Rana Dajani.
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The threat that neonicotinoids pose to bees becomes clearer.
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The week in science: Nobel laureate leads stem-cell initiative; German science gets a boost; and comet spews dust from its dark side.
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