Genome analysis suggests there was interbreeding between modern humans, Neanderthals, Denisovans and an unknown archaic population.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14196
Bids peak at $5.5 million but fail to meet auctioneer's reserve price.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14198
Room-temperature conditions cause stress, suppressing immune responses.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14190
National University of Singapore funds arbiters of animal names.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14191
Planetary scientists wanted to use the efficient power supply to explore the outer Solar System.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14195
Although apparently lacking in central coordination, tentacles can execute complex movements.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14180
The US National Wildlife Property Repository reveals its macabre collection of goods seized from the illegal trade in endangered species.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14185
Slowing sea-level rise in the Southern Ocean could lower the risk of glacial collapse.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14189
Maurice Moloney talks about his time at Rothamsted Research.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14092
Natural selection favours those with a greater capacity to generate genetic variation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14176
Continent's hunter-gatherers domesticated dogs from wolves some 20,000 years ago.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14178
Technique holds promise for quantum networks.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14179
Global assessments need to adopt more rigorous and focused processes for collation and review, says William J. Sutherland.
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The week in science: Record storm ravages Philippines; open-genome effort comes to the UK; and US proposes a ban on artificial trans-fats.
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To combat the spread of HIV, health officials plan to circumcise 20 million men in Africa, but some have concerns about the aftermath.
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Costs of reducing emissions may be flashpoints in path towards 2015 Paris treaty.
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Several African nations could strike a major blow against malaria by sacrificing the efficacy of some older drugs. Can they make it work?
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Kuiper belt object challenges planet-formation theories.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14135
Two studies show that larger groups of people are better at maintaining and improving cultural knowledge.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14158
Country’s space agency releases images of lunar module and rover ahead of 2020 launch.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14159