Continued opposition at Hawaii construction site drives the Thirty Meter Telescope’s backers to consider a plan B.
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DSCOVR’s computer may be suffering from radiation-induced glitches, months after it became the primary sentinel for incoming solar storms.
Nature 539 15 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20880
Antarctic agreement follows years of failed discussions and represents the first major conservation effort in the high seas.
Nature 539 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20900
Philippe Mauguin discusses the balance between basic and applied research, a return to GM crops — and how scientists have settled down since his appointment.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20859
October’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20897
Warming beyond 2 ºC could send the region's forests moving north, and cause extensive drying.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20894
Living Planet Report predicts that by 2020, populations will have declined by two-thirds from 1970.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20898
The small birds spend most of their lives on the wing.
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