Maryam Mirzakhani is among four young researchers to win Fields Medals, awarded every four years.
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Film strives to balance demands of extreme ocean research with entertainment.
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Nature examines the risks and benefits of unproven Ebola treatments, as World Health Organization says it is ethical to use them in West African crisis.
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Identification of possible genetic markers supports trauma treatment with steroid hormone.
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Scattered light reveals composition of dangerous powders from up to a kilometre away.
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Keystone XL's greenhouse-gas emissions could be four times larger than US government predicts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15692
World Health Organization announcement could shift focus to basic public health.
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Pharmaceutical pollutants in water seem to benefit at least one species — effects that could be missed by standard risk assessments.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15694
Thriving microbial communities found in tar lake suggest new approach to break down oil spills.
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Robot begins as a flat sheet and uses heat to get into shape.
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The next research commissioner for the European Union will need the drive and confidence to clear a daunting in-tray, argues Colin Macilwain.
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Leading directory tightens listing criteria to weed out rogue journals.
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Immunization against pneumococcus in Africa also reduces levels of antibiotic resistance.
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PCORI clinical-research initiative will collect information on some 30 million people.
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The race is on to build a machine that can synthesize any organic compound. It could transform chemistry.
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