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NIH to require sex-reporting in preclinical studies

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 5:21pm

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‘Misreading’ of data led to errors in statin papers

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 3:21pm

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Microbiome therapy gains market traction

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:21pm

Wave of investment suggests drugs from body-dwelling bacteria are heading for the clinic.

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Atlantic current strength declines

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:21pm

But more data are needed to indicate whether the slowing is a result of human-induced climate change.

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Call for better oversight of nuclear-waste storage

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 2:21pm

Accident at US repository highlights need for tougher safety monitoring, say experts.

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Ancient faeces reveal origins of Puerto Rican natives

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 1:21pm

DNA isolated from 1,600-year-old fossilized stools suggests migration from the Andes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15203

Neutron death mystery has physicists stymied

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:21pm

Conflicting measurements of particle's lifetime could point to exotic new physics.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15219

Prehistoric impact idea smacked down

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:21pm

Analysis suggests dates of reported cosmic collision cannot explain North American extinctions.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15194

Tibet mountainous long before Himalayas

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 12:21pm

Rock isotopes and fossils suggest region already had high elevations before India collided with Asia.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15191

Crucial West Antarctic glaciers are retreating unstoppably

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 11:21am

Modelling and radar data from Amundsen Sea suggest current melting will run away.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15202

Cutting-edge research submersible lost at sea

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:21am

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Bacteria left a methane mess after spill

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:21am

Study contradicts notion that microbes consumed most of the gas after 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15199

Time to eat insects

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 10:21am

Entomologist Arnold van Huis wants to bring the world around to entomophagy.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15192

NIH to require sex-reporting in preclinical studies

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:21am

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Vermont to require labelling of genetically modified foods

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 9:21am

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Biased biology: the case of the missing vaginas

Thu, 05/15/2014 - 8:21am

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New brain cells erase old memories

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:21pm

Neurogenesis interferes with past learning in infant and adult mice.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15186

Genome reveals polar bear's youth

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:21pm

Analysis finds the animals diverged from brown bears less than 500,000 years ago.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15188

Images of the Month: April 2014

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:21pm

Natural and artificial wonders feature in this selection of photos by Nature ’s art team.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15146

Milky Way map skirts question of gravitational waves

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 8:21pm

Planck’s polarization map excludes region where it could have cross-checked BICEP2 findings on Big Bang.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15181