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Software error doomed Japanese Hitomi spacecraft

Mon, 05/09/2016 - 4:21am

Space agency declares the astronomy satellite a loss.

Nature 533 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19835

The week in science: 22–28 April 2016

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:21am

Paris climate deal signed; NIH clinical trials suspended; and duplicated images found in hundreds of biology papers.

Nature 532 418 doi: 10.1038/532418a

Devastating wheat fungus appears in Asia for first time

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 8:21am

Scientists race to determine origin of  Bangladesh outbreak, which they warn could spread farther afield.

Nature 532 421 doi: 10.1038/532421a

Antibody infusions provide long-term defence against HIV-like infection

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:21pm

Specialized proteins can protect monkeys against the virus for months.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19832

The quiet revolutionary: How the co-discovery of CRISPR explosively changed Emmanuelle Charpentier’s life

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:21pm

The microbiologist spent years moving labs and relishing solitude. Then her work on gene-editing thrust her into the scientific spotlight.

Nature 532 432 doi: 10.1038/532432a

Scientists worry as cancer moonshots multiply

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 1:21pm

Fears rise that US government and private funders are working at cross purposes.

Nature 532 424 doi: 10.1038/532424a

Speak up about subtle sexism in science

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 12:21pm

Female scientists face everyday, often-unintentional microaggression in the workplace, and it won't stop unless we talk about it, says Tricia Serio.

Nature 532 415 doi: 10.1038/532415a

AI talent grab sparks excitement and concern

Wed, 05/04/2016 - 11:21am

Google, Facebook and other tech firms are changing how artificial-intelligence research is done.

Nature 532 422 doi: 10.1038/532422a