Mouse study suggests that brain activity, not gut hormones, accounts for fibre’s weight-control action.
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Large-scale carbon-capture projects set to go live this year.
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Rats and mice show increased stress levels when handled by men rather than women, potentially skewing study results.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15106
Cell lines made by two separate teams could boost the prospects of patient-specific therapies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15107
Statistical study estimates that some 4% of US death-row prisoners are innocent.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15114
Shifts in use between petrol and ethanol in São Paulo’s cars creates unique atmospheric chemistry experiment.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15111
Tsetse gene sequence adds to researchers' knowledge of the fly's biology and behaviour.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15098
The sex chromosome has been shrinking throughout mammalian evolution, but many of its remaining genes play crucial roles beyond sex determination.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15103
Genes and physiological acclimation contribute equally to heat resistance.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15104
Agency also intends to extend authority to other tobacco products, including cigars and hookahs.
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The week in science: NIH allows reuse of rejected grant ideas; China’s land pollution revealed; and NASA’s LADEE probe crashes into the Moon.
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Iranian scientists must be allowed to interact abroad without fear of persecution, says Elise Auerbach.
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China begins work on super-secure network as ‘real-world’ trial successfully sends quantum keys and data.
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Biologists are directing the evolution of corals to prepare them to fight climate change.
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A new generation of industrial plants can make liquid fuels from almost any organic scraps — from corn stalks and wood chips to urban rubbish.
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£375 million from development budget will be redirected to science partnerships with middle-income economies.
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Gene therapy aids performance of cochlear impants in guinea pigs.
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