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Europe waters down transnational 'research buddy' plan

Sun, 01/05/2014 - 3:21pm

Critics say putting low-performing countries in charge of research centres will compromise institution-building effort.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14406

UK bolsters defences against crippling solar storms

Fri, 01/03/2014 - 2:21pm

Round-the-clock space-weather warnings will protect satellites and help prevent blackouts on Earth.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14432

Charismatic mammals can help guide conservation

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 3:21pm

Formula combines flagship species with lesser-known groups to measure value of hotspots.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14396

First possible exomoon spotted

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 1:21pm

Worlds around other worlds may be habitable.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14430

Fungus discovery offers pine-wilt hope

Thu, 01/02/2014 - 12:21pm

Previously unknown species found to aid tree pests' survival, opening way for new control methods.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14449