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Geologists to drill into heart of dinosaur-killing impact

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 12:21pm

Quest aims to uncover secrets of big craters across the Solar System.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19643

Biology software promises easier way to program living cells

Fri, 04/08/2016 - 4:21am

'Cello' automates the fast, reliable design of DNA-based logic circuits.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19671

Flagship brain project releases neuro-computing tools

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 1:21pm

Human Brain Project asks wider neuroscience community to start using its hardware and software.

Nature 532 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19672

The week in science: 25–31 March 2016

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 11:21am

Observatories go it alone; the Philippines gets its first satellite; and Russian funding concerns.

Nature 531 554 doi: 10.1038/531554a

Scientists say ‘no’ to UK exit from Europe in Nature poll

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 12:21pm

Most polled researchers in Britain and the wider EU think that the union benefits science.

Nature 531 559 doi: 10.1038/531559a

Antarctic model raises prospect of unstoppable ice collapse

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 9:21am

Sea levels could rise by more than 15 metres by 2500 if greenhouse-gas emissions continue to grow.

Nature 531 562 doi: 10.1038/531562a

Can a video game company tame toxic behaviour?

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 8:21am

Scientists are helping to stop antisocial behaviour in the world's most popular online game. The next stop could be a kinder Internet.

Nature 531 568 doi: 10.1038/531568a

Green Climate Fund vows to up its game

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:21am

Fund sets target of approving US$2.5 billion this year to help developing nations cope with climate change.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19627

Did humans drive 'hobbit' species to extinction?

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 4:21am

Latest excavations show Homo floresiensis to be tens of thousands of years older than thought.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19651