Undergraduates from small, elite institutions have the best chance of winning a Nobel prize.
Nature 538 152 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20757
Network would be Africa's largest demographics project if it can sustain long-term funding.
Nature 538 148 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20754
Plans to restrict freedom of movement intensify researchers’ fears over June vote.
Nature 538 147 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20755
Humans might not be the only ones that understand when others harbour mistaken beliefs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20756
Agency looks to time-allocation model in an era of shifting commercial and international interests.
Nature 538 149 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20758
The week in science: 30 September–6 October 2016
Nature 538 10 doi: 10.1038/538010a
Ancient genes will soon be available to researchers again, but the move poses its own challenges.
Nature 538 16 doi: 10.1038/538016a
Artificial intelligence is everywhere. But before scientists trust it, they first need to understand how machines learn.
Nature 538 20 doi: 10.1038/538020a
Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Fraser Stoddart and Bernard Feringa share 2016 award.
Nature 538 152 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20734
Analysis suggests people will never live much beyond 115 but some scientists say that it's too soon to assume a fixed shelf-life.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20750
Matthew Hansen uses satellites to spot deforestation as it happens.
Nature 538 24 doi: 10.1038/538024a
British-born theorists recognized for work on topological phases.
Nature 538 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20722
Agreement is likely to enter into force before next round of UN climate negotiations in Marrakesh.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20735
‘Academic capitalism’ contributed to the mishandling of the Macchiarini case by officials at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, argues Olof Hallonsten.
Nature 538 7 doi: 10.1038/538007a
Women and men applying for geoscience postdocs receive very different letters of support from their mentors.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20715
Japanese biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi recognized for work on autophagy.
Nature 538 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20721
Craft sends back wealth of images in 19-kilometre descent.
Nature 538 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20705
Design flaw may have doomed machine at Princeton Plasma Physics Lab.
Nature 538 14 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20710
Panel will focus on the implications of gene editing in human reproduction and livestock.
Nature 538 17 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20713
September’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature’ s photo team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20714