Real-life version of Zeno's ancient Greek conundrum could advance quantum computing.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13581
Results suggest explanation for why people exposed to nicotine in the womb are more likely to become smokers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13583
Adaptations keep closely related species from traumatic interbreeding.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13571
Our judgements of quality depend more on how a musician moves than what they sound like.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13572
Herbicide resistance could confer an advantage on plants in the wild.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13517
Aquaculture makes China's Yellow River delta sink.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13569
Olinguito masqueraded as relative for a century.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13565
Rodent-like animals were deft movers and flexible feeders.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13568
Warmer temperatures mean varieties such as Fuji are softer and sweeter than 40 years ago.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13567
The increasing dominance of quantitative research assessment threatens the subjective values that really matter in academia, says Colin Macilwain.
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The week in science: Protestors vandalize Philippine GM rice trial, US sets biofuel requirements, and scientists find clues to animal hosts of MERS coronavirus.
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Unsettling research advances bring neuroethics to the fore.
Nature 500 261 doi: 10.1038/500261a
But sceptics question prospects for Skolkovo commercial park.
Nature 500 262 doi: 10.1038/500262a
Elizabeth Loftus has spent decades exposing flaws in eyewitness testimony. Her ideas are gaining fresh traction in the US legal system.
Nature 500 268 doi: 10.1038/500268a
But wood-boring counterparts did not turn up in the frigid waters.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13554
Changes in gene expression can indicate heightened risk for self-harm.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13570
An easy measure of neural activity could guide treatment for people with brain injuries.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13556
Polio could soon be wiped out—but only if scientists can track down the last carriers
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13557
Spray-on coating is a step towards energy-efficient windows.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13558
The nation’s electrical system has undergone some revamping--maybe still not enough--since tens of millions in the Northeast experienced a prolonged outage 10 years ago.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13559