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US agency shifts approach to global poverty

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:21pm

USAID's Global Development Lab will fund research into technological solutions for target problems.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14983

Publicly questioned papers more likely to be retracted

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 6:21pm

Whistle-blower’s study suggests informing authorities privately is less likely to lead to corrective action.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14979

Seven days: 28 March–3 April 2014

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 3:21pm

The week in science: Court halts Japanese whaling, misconduct found in controversial stem-cell papers, and a surprising rise in autism diagnoses.

Nature 508 12 doi: 10.1038/508012a

ExoMars scientists narrow down landing sites

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 2:21pm

Facing engineering constraints, researchers propose four destinations for European rover.

Nature 508 19 doi: 10.1038/508019a

El Niño tests forecasters

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:21pm

As hints emerge of a major weather event this year, poor data could thwart attempts to improve predictions.

Nature 508 20 doi: 10.1038/508020a

Epigenomics starts to make its mark

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:21pm

Analysis of chemical patterns on DNA shows promise for explaining disease, but few results have yet been replicated.

Nature 508 22 doi: 10.1038/508022a

Video: Fresh glimpse at iconic dinosaur footprints

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:21pm

Historical images give rise to three-dimensional reconstruction of ancient Texas trackway.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14975

Cancer treatment: The killer within

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 12:21pm

The immune system can be a powerful weapon against cancer — but researchers are still grappling with how to control it.

Nature 508 24 doi: 10.1038/508024a

Strong earthquake hits northern Chile

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 11:21am

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