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Doctoral courses are slowly being modernized. Now the thesis and viva need to catch up.
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Cytomegalovirus is a much greater global problem than Zika.
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The Biological Weapons Convention needs to take the assessment of emerging scientific dangers more seriously, argues Malcolm Dando.
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NASA mission will study the gas giant’s origin and evolution.
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A week on from the vote, reassurance, rage and racism all feature.
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Scientists from low-income backgrounds face barrier to entry, but no pay discrimination.
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Global regulation of chlorine compounds is giving the atmosphere time to heal, even as volcanic eruptions interfere.
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Failure to test common research component could undermine reproducibility of results.
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Ill workers rescued from Antarctic station; controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini faces manslaughter charges; and China dominates list of fastest supercomputers.
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Users urge caution in revamp of service at the heart of physics.
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Cooler, cloudier summers slow snowmelt in Himalayas
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