Large analysis finds that decades' worth of medical advice was misguided.
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US Department of Defense wants a low-cost way to place satellites in orbit.
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National science academies decry religious intolerance and government's perceived embrace of superstition.
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To celebrate Halloween, Nature brings you the undead results that physicists can neither prove — nor lay to rest.
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UN climate chief says that global-warming limit is unachievable without further action.
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Have you been paying attention to the science news?
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Neuropsychologist Dorothy Bishop discusses a UK report on irreproducibility in science.
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New materials make prototype lithium–air batteries more durable.
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Demographers say many women in modern China are more concerned about careers than having a large family.
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UK funder takes tough typographic line and rejects 4% of applicants over font transgressions.
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As DNA analysis techniques become more sensitive, we must be careful to reassess the probabilities of error, argues Cynthia M. Cale.
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Martian landing-site selected; telescope shuttered in Hawaii; and Hurricane Patricia pounds Mexico.
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Next-generation machines can penetrate kilometres below surface in days rather than years.
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US regulators clear a viral melanoma therapy, paving the way for a promising field with a chequered past.
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The island nation of Kiribati is one of the world's most vulnerable to rising sea levels. But residents may have to leave well before the ocean claims their homes.
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Researchers hope to show that using the gas as a raw material could make an impact on climate change.
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One in eight articles contain data-reporting mistakes that affect their conclusions.
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The presence of the gas could have implications for theories of the early Solar System.
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Centralized approach promoted to streamline response and reduce overlap between government agencies.
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House of Representatives committee is demanding documents relating to a study that refuted a global-warming ‘hiatus’.
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