Maintenance, improvement work and data analysis will keep scientists busy as collider’s planned closure begins.
Nature 494 16 doi: 10.1038/494016a
Study of 3 million infants suggests connection between inhaled particles and birth weight.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12358
Folk tales' 'DNA' shows that people would sooner have sex with strangers than tell their fables.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12359
Advocates of open publishing fret that misunderstandings lead scientists to choose restrictive licenses.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12384
Massive star convulses before going supernova.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12383
Plush San Francisco medical hub seeks to safeguard academic research.
Nature 494 19 doi: 10.1038/494019a
Many tropical species never experience extreme heat or cold. That may doom them in a warming world.
Nature 494 22 doi: 10.1038/494022a
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12381
Subra Suresh will leave US agency to head Carnegie Mellon University.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12382
New dating suggests bones from Spanish sites are 10,000 years older than previously thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12355
New initiative to provide free, open access, high-quality education materials in Arabic, with a focus on science and technology.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12366
Feelings of terror did not involve the brain's 'fear centre'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12350
Biochemical trick could aid in recovery of the metal from waste.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12352
Senior scientists at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology have demanded their director's removal.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12354
Genome sequencing supports theory that all domestic breeds descend from wild rock dove.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12334
Characteristics of wandering tumour cells support a leading theory of metastasis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12342
Technique could be sensitive enough to detect structure of a single protein.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12343
A new method to noninvasively diagnose cancer and monitor its progression could eliminate the need for painful and sometimes life-threatening biopsies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12344
Scientists in restless territories such as Scotland, Quebec and Catalonia should embrace change, Colin Macilwain suggests.
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