Caltech has suspended a faculty member for violating its policy against harassment.
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Physicists say they've heard that the LIGO observatory may have spotted the signature of merging black holes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19161
Satellite measurements track burned gas by country as policymakers seek to reduce emissions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19141
Syrian civil war inspires creative efforts to document and protect ancient sites and artefacts threatened by fighting and looting.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19131
Researchers hope for revealing xenon isotopes to waft from underground nuclear test.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19132
Betelgeuse is too cool for current theories to explain how it sheds mass as it approaches death.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19134
Decades-old assumption about microbiota revisited.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19136
Fresh worlds found by K2 mission push beyond original discoveries.
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Ötzi ice mummy yields oldest complete pathogen genome.
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Volkswagen sued; Nobel laureate Alfred Gilman dies; and Guinea now free of Ebola.
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Strong genomics record bodes well but a shortage of doctors could pose a hurdle.
Nature 529 9 doi: 10.1038/529009a
Engineered enzyme drives genome-editing errors below detection limit.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19114
Academic consortia urge faster changes in scholarly publishing.
Nature 529 13 doi: 10.1038/529013a
Densely packed stars might allow civilizations to survive for many billions of years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19124
Death rates weren't reduced by transfusing survivors' plasma into Ebola patients.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19125
Epidemic in dogs complicates push to wipe out parasite.
Nature 529 10 doi: 10.1038/529010a
AWARE project will help unravel effects of global warming.
Nature 529 12 doi: 10.1038/529012a
From flocking birds to swarming molecules, physicists are seeking to understand 'active matter' — and looking for a fundamental theory of the living world.
Nature 529 16 doi: 10.1038/529016a
Reports of hundreds of biomedical experiments lack essential information.
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This year, scientists should resolve to follow the lead of Pope Francis and seek an inclusive approach to climate change, says Daniel Sarewitz.
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