Step aside, fitness trackers. The next wave of personal sensors is giving people the ability to monitor the air they breathe.
Nature 517 136 doi: 10.1038/517136a
Global temperatures hit new high with no boost from El Niño.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16674
Potential drug kills pathogens such as MRSA — and was discovered by mining 'unculturable' bacteria.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16675
Three-dimensional tour probes hidden secrets of η Carinae.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16688
Leading researchers hang on despite austerity, but their Herculean efforts may not be enough.
Nature 517 127 doi: 10.1038/517127a
Vessels used mainly for seabed surveys will expand in focus.
Nature 517 129 doi: 10.1038/517129a
Twenty-four years after the conflict ended, scientists and veterans are still fighting for recognition of Gulf War illness.
Nature 517 132 doi: 10.1038/517132a
Data show scores given to grant applications by external reviewers don't correlate with what actually gets funded.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16479
Latest crop from the Kepler telescope brings small planets around Sun-like stars — and an ice world.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16673
Geneticists debate whether focus should shift from sequencing genomes to analysing function.
Nature 517 128 doi: 10.1038/517128a
High-resolution portrait of Andromeda reveals patterns of star formation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16656
Change to law allows people to relinquish their degrees without an investigation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16666
The country’s premier science-funding agency reports fewer offences than in previous years, but some say ethics problem is still 'rampant'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16645
Investigation confirms STAP cells were contaminated, but mystery still surrounds original results.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16648
A Guinean child who played with bats residing in a hollow tree later became the first known victim in the West African outbreak.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16651
Nature looks at what the New Year holds for science.
Nature 517 10 doi: 10.1038/517010a
From Gradzilla to coffee consumption: the research enterprise quantified for the year to come.
Nature 517 12 doi: 10.1038/517012a
Website where scientists flock to upload manuscripts before peer review has doubled its holdings in six years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16643
Mass drug distribution intended to reduce cases with Ebola-like symptoms.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16644
Water is becoming more scarce as populations increase, potentially leading to conflict. The age of hydro-diplomacy is upon us, says Jan Eliasson.
Nature 517 6 doi: 10.1038/517006a