Hydrogen bomb debunked; science passport required; and quantum physicist bags award in China.
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Rumours frustrate physicists in a global competition to understand elusive particles.
Nature 529 140 doi: 10.1038/529140a
Epidemiologist who spearheaded response to outbreak is a popular choice.
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Rapid changes in Tibetan grasslands are threatening Asia's main water supply and the livelihood of nomads.
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US president also touts his climate-policy achievements as he begins his final year in office.
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Researchers tentatively identify an object that fell near Sri Lanka in November.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19162
Pan Jian-Wei is masterminding a project to test quantum entanglement in space.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19166
The periodic table is a public symbol of chemistry. But as it grows larger, we must stress that science is not just about producing lists, says Philip Ball.
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World’s largest systematic identification project will use smart DNA-testing technology.
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Researchers aim to prevent recurrences by finding the virus’s natural host.
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Unusual battle among academic institutions holds key to gene-editing tool’s future use.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17961
Implicated in everything from traumatic brain injury to learning ability, boredom has become extremely interesting to scientists.
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