Researchers must consider human impacts on entire Earth systems and not get trapped in discipline-specific definitions, says Clive Hamilton.
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China launches quantum satellite; Polio re-emerges in Nigeria; and study reveals how a solar flare almost started a war.
Nature 536 254 doi: 10.1038/536254a
It is one of the last Caribbean countries to get hit.
Nature 536 257 doi: 10.1038/536257a
Scientists know that there is a colossal amount of plastic in the oceans. But they don’t know where it all is, what it looks like or what damage it does.
Nature 536 263 doi: 10.1038/536263a
Polymers have infiltrated almost every aspect of modern life. Now researchers are working on next-generation forms.
Nature 536 266 doi: 10.1038/536266a
Recent decisions seem to drive spike in patent rejections.
Nature 536 382 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20436
Easy gene alterations in weird creatures make CRISPR a killer app for evolutionary developmental biology.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20449
Nineteen species delisted from Endangered Species Act in past seven years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20448
Ecologists fear plan to seal off the United States from Mexico would put wildlife at risk.
Nature 536 260 doi: 10.1038/536260a
Lino Barañao, the only minister to stay in power after last year's elections, lays out his plans.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20414
Evidence against neonicotinoid chemicals mounts ahead of EU review.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20446
Result could be closest thing yet to an observation of the bizarre phenomenon.
Nature 536 258 doi: 10.1038/536258a
Forecasters hope to predict strikes months or even years in advance.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20344