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Nicaragua defies canal protests

Tue, 01/06/2015 - 7:21am

Scientists call for independent environmental assessment.

Nature 517 7 doi: 10.1038/517007a

Rudimentary egg and sperm cells made from stem cells

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 8:21pm

A feat achieved for the first time in humans could be a step towards a cure for infertility.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16636

Ebola raises profile of blood-based therapy

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 3:21pm

Convalescent plasma therapy is trialled to fight Ebola, but could also be used for new and emerging pathogens.

Nature 517 9 doi: 10.1038/517009a

Peer review — reviewed

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 1:21pm

Top medical journals filter out poor papers but often reject future citation champions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16629

Animal-rights activists ramp up campaigns in Europe

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 12:21pm

Footage from German and Italian labs makes its way to television reports.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16637

Japanese scientist resigns as 'STAP' stem-cell method fails

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 3:21pm

Haruko Obokata caused a sensation earlier this year with papers, now discredited, that claimed a simple method for creating stem cells.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16631

For sale: “Your name here” in a prestigious science journal

Wed, 12/31/2014 - 12:21pm

An investigation into some scientific papers finds worrying irregularities.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16635

365 days: Nature’s 2014 quiz

Tue, 12/30/2014 - 1:21pm

Test your knowledge of the year in science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16555

Ebola survivors fight prejudice

Tue, 12/30/2014 - 11:21am

Organizations seek to help patients reintegrate into society after recovering from the virus.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16561