The country's air-pollution crisis offers a lesson in the power of civil society, says Qiang Wang.
Nature 497 159 doi: 10.1038/497159a
The week in science: Somali famine death toll estimated, mental disorders redefined, and coronavirus cases on the rise.
Nature 497 162 doi: 10.1038/497162a
Yaniv Erlich shows how research participants can be identified from 'anonymous' DNA.
Nature 497 172 doi: 10.1038/497172a
Prosthetic arms are getting ever more sophisticated. Now they just need a sense of touch.
Nature 497 176 doi: 10.1038/497176a
Insect can sense higher pitches than any other known species.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12941
The strange shape of radium 224 could lead to test alternatives to standard model.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12952
Mercury pollution in marine animals may be behind a population crash.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12953
Obama boosts ‘stockpile stewardship’ funds at energy labs.
Nature 497 165 doi: 10.1038/497165a
Three projects seek to track changes in Atlantic overturning circulation currents.
Nature 497 167 doi: 10.1038/497167a
Genetic sequences link far-flung populations and bear marks of historical events.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12950
Process that generated magnetism lasted 160 million years longer than previously thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12929
Russia and Qatar prepare to dominate market as gas price inflation puts researchers under pressure.
Nature 497 168 doi: 10.1038/497168a
University finds evidence of fakery in Jamaican dance data.
Nature 497 170 doi: 10.1038/497170a
Researchers suspect a new species is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12915
H5N1 virus with genes from H1N1 can spread through the air between mammals.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12925
Engineers create first device able to mimic full range of insect flight.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.12926
The week in science: Bee-harming pesticides banned in Europe, North Korea atomic bomb detected, and chemist goes to trial over lab accident.
Nature 497 10 doi: 10.1038/497010a
The Australian Academy of Science must take urgent steps to address the lack of gender equality among its elected fellows, warns Douglas Hilton.
Nature 497 7 doi: 10.1038/497007a
But experts debate US screening recommendations.
Nature 497 18 doi: 10.1038/497018a
Slow US regulatory process highlights hurdles of getting engineered food animals to dinner tables.
Nature 497 17 doi: 10.1038/497017a