As the education gap between city and countryside widens, young people face an invisible barrier to scientific research, says Qiang Wang.
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The week in science: Chemist fined over burns death in lab; gravitational-waves team admits dust problems; and West African Ebola outbreak worsens.
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Satellite will map sources and sinks of greenhouse gas in unprecedented detail.
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Proposed innovation strategy is low on detail and commitments from governments.
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Romance often sparks between colleagues, and scientists are no different. Nature profiles four super-couples who have combined love and the lab.
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Assessments by international biodiversity group aim to halt damage to world’s ecosystems.
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After decades of study, researchers still can't agree on whether nutritional supplements actually improve health.
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Psychology experiment shows people can be nudged into cooperation.
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Nanobeads of reflective silica give mollusc its glow.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15462
But photovoltaics firms dispute cost savings from academic lab’s finding.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15464
State creates programme to boost neuroscience innovation.
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Despite a chequered history, olaparib is finally before the US Food and Drug Administration.
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Change of journal does not convince critics that rat diseases were caused by genetically modified maize.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15463
No-till agriculture could cool Europe's hottest days by up to two degrees.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15438
Visual-recognition software reveals host birds' strategies for spotting an intruder in the nest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15443
Anne Glover says that better access to evidence helps policy-makers to make informed choices.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15445