Radioisotopes may provide key details on nuclear test.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12422
Host of microbes found in lake deep under Antarctica's ice sheet.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12405
Automated reconstruction of long-extinct languages can test theories on how words evolve.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12407
Latest evidence fails to quell doubt about whether plants can access 'ancestral' genes outside their parents' DNA.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12401
Simple chemical reaction powers robot to make lofty leaps.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12402
Heads of the 27 European Union governments want €8 billion in savings over 7 years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12403
Proponents hope consortium will revive flagging industry.
Nature 494 20 doi: 10.1038/494020a
Studies in mice show therapy is effective even in hard-to-treat brain tumours.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12385
Vast data trove shows that our ancestors diversified only after the dinosaurs died out.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12398
Because confidentiality of health data cannot be guaranteed, people should consider both the risks and advantages of sharing them, argues Misha Angrist.
Nature 494 7 doi: 10.1038/494007a
The week in science: Richard III skeleton discovery confirmed; South Korea launches first satellite from home soil; and a keenly watched TB booster vaccine fails a major clinical trial.
Nature 494 10 doi: 10.1038/494010a
NASA prepares to launch satellite that will continue historic record of global change.
Nature 494 13 doi: 10.1038/494013a
Commissioners say that geological faults make some reactors too dangerous to restart.
Nature 494 14 doi: 10.1038/494014a
Government moves to tighten oversight after string of hydrogen fluoride accidents.
Nature 494 15 doi: 10.1038/494015a
As director of the NIH's bold new translational research centre, Christopher Austin has to show that he can jump-start a tortuous drug-discovery process.
Nature 494 24 doi: 10.1038/494024a
Maintenance, improvement work and data analysis will keep scientists busy as collider’s planned closure begins.
Nature 494 16 doi: 10.1038/494016a
Study of 3 million infants suggests connection between inhaled particles and birth weight.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12358
Folk tales' 'DNA' shows that people would sooner have sex with strangers than tell their fables.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12359
Advocates of open publishing fret that misunderstandings lead scientists to choose restrictive licenses.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12384
Massive star convulses before going supernova.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12383