Particles streaming from Enceladus strengthen push to hunt for extraterrestrial life.
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130,000-year-old claws show tell-tale signs of ornamental decoration.
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Scientists everywhere must champion a set of US education standards that promote Earth sciences, argues Nicole D. LaDue.
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National Science Foundation under pressure from lawmakers to revise its agenda.
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Political stand off leaves key programmes preparing for shut down.
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Geneticists meet to work out why the rate of change in the genome is so hard to pin down.
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Tech giant Apple introduces mobile platform for biomedical research.
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Voltage changes coax frog cells to build new brain tissue.
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Immune responses of four people treated in a US hospital yield useful data for developing vaccines.
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Contentious elimination of cognitive and systems neuroscience programmes should be reversed, report recommends.
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Decision over SKA headquarters is postponed after Padua seemed to have won over Manchester.
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February's sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s art team.
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Computational social scientist Sharad Goel studies the spread of memes such as #TheDress.
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Rare cosmic alignment produces images that could help to measure the expansion of the Universe.
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Long-awaited shift in tropical Pacific will have little effect on weather patterns.
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The week in science: China’s panda survey concerns experts; Russia finally agrees with US on the International Space Station’s timeline; and science world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
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Women are under-represented in physical sciences and in science in the developing world. Meet three who beat both sets of odds.
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