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Scientists praise outgoing UK science minister

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 5:21pm

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Mars probe to get rare view of comet

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:21pm

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First boron ‘buckyball’ could be used to store hydrogen

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:21pm

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First Modi budget spells austerity for Indian science

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:21pm

Funding drops in real terms, but researchers hopeful things will improve.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15542

US disease agency suspends pathogen shipments

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:21pm

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention responds to news of improperly handled anthrax and influenza.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15544

Oxygen fluctuations stalled life on Earth

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 4:21pm

Swings in oxygen levels may be behind a mysterious billion-year hiatus in evolution.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15529

Study finds organic produce is more nutritious

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 3:21pm

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Baby steps towards rescue of Human Brain Project

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:21pm

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HIV rebound dashes hope of 'Mississippi baby' cure

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:21pm

Virus resurfaces in infected child 27 months after antiretroviral therapy stopped. 

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15535

Starvation in pregnant mice marks offspring DNA

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:21pm

Aftermath of hunger affects three generations in study of epigenetic changes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15534

Chimpanzee IQ starts in the genes

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:21pm

Study shows that about half of the animals' intellect is heritable.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15533

Memory-saving devices snag US research funds

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:21am

Implants to restore brain function lost to injury and disease win support from defence agency.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15537

Attempt to retrieve NASA probe runs out of gas

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:21am

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Imperial College animal research chief steps down

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:21am

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Not all plagiarism requires a retraction

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 7:21am

Papers that plagiarize only text can still contribute to the literature, but any errors or omissions should be prominently corrected, says Praveen Chaddah.

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Seven days: 4–10 July 2014

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:21pm

The week in science: NASA launches carbon-tracking satellite; European particle accelerators funded; and gloom over Caribbean coral reefs.

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Malaria control: The great mosquito hunt

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 2:21pm

From dogs to balloons, researchers are using unorthodox ways to find out where malaria vectors hide during a long dry season.

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Cooling protects oxygen-deprived infants

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 6:21pm

Use of hypothermia in babies at risk of brain damage lessens risk of long-term disability.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15525

NIH finds forgotten smallpox store

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:21pm

Sixty-year-old ampoule contains smallpox DNA, and it is unclear whether the virus is viable.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15526

Exploding star reveals origins of Universe's dust

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:21pm

Cosmic dust is crucial to the birth of stars and planets but why so much was present in the young Universe was a mystery.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15528