Ability to convert light to electrical signals efficiently holds potential for high-speed computing.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13744
2011 Virginia earthquake points to scars from ancient mantle plume.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13746
Big Bang was mirage from collapsing higher-dimensional star, theorists propose.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13743
Toothed gears enable young plant hoppers to synchronize limbs for jumping.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13723
High electron densities show the craft left the Sun's bubble of influence in 2012.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13735
Complex international circulation of bacteria may underpin epidemics.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13736
US plan to remove federal protection elicits howls of protest.
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The week in science: Labour strike ends at ALMA observatory, NASA homes in on next Mars landing site, and Taiwan court clears environmental engineer of libel.
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The effects of federal budget cuts provide an opportunity to revisit the funding structure of the National Institutes of Health, says Frederick Grinnell.
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Disclosure of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing will empower green chemistry.
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Stalemate in Congress puts spending plans on hold.
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To track the fate of threatened species, a young scientist must follow the jungle path of a herpetologist who led a secret double life.
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Reprogrammed cells open door to regenerating tissues in their natural environment.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13725
Physicists have spent a century puzzling over the paradoxes of quantum theory. Now a few of them are trying to reinvent it.
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E. coli microbe seeks out and destroys invaders without harming helpful bacteria.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13727
Simulations suggest waters made 'green corridors' for early humans heading out of Africa.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13729
Decades-old search closes in on recursive pattern that describes electron behaviour.
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Argonne lab banks on beam-bending magnets in bid for world’s most focused X-ray light source.
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UK Natural Environment Research Council proposes to cut four institutes loose, but scientists fear for long-term data.
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