The week in science: 20–26 January 2017.
Nature 541 440 doi: 10.1038/541440a
Old-school areas of plant biology are getting tech upgrades that herald more detailed, faster data collection.
Nature 541 445 doi: 10.1038/541445a
Moonshots, road maps, frameworks and more are proliferating, but few can agree on what these names even mean.
Nature 541 450 doi: 10.1038/541450a
A new algorithm succeeds by asking members of large groups how they think others will respond.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21370
Centre evaluates how public-health spending can improve mortality rates and disease burden, but many countries still do not record how people die.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21373
Scientists have worked hard to ensure that Europe’s new data laws do not harm science, but one last push is needed, says Jan-Eric Litton.
Nature 541 437 doi: 10.1038/541437a
Scepticism surrounds the ultimate potential of D-wave machines, but researchers are already finding uses for them.
Nature 541 447 doi: 10.1038/541447b
Open-science advocate says journals should be clearer to peer-reviewers about terms and conditions.
Nature 541 446 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21342
Researchers at Women's March in Washington DC defend their work as US president takes office.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21345
Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21336
The US president reiterated his promise to roll back climate regulations on his first day in office.
Nature 541 443 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21339
What Novozymes might do with the NgAgo protein, claimed by some to be a powerful gene editor, is still unclear.
Nature 541 447 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21343
Comments about the new US president and the importance of science flowed under the #USofScience and #SciTrump hashtags.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21344
President-elect Donald Trump’s team has asked Collins to remain in his job for an unknown period.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19081
From stem-cell law to national monuments, the president-elect has myriad opportunities to transform the research landscape.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21327
Last-minute proposal from Obama administration addresses CRISPR and other cutting-edge technologies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21331
Trump’s nominee for energy secretary says that he will base decisions on ‘sound science’.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21334
The week in science: 13–19 January 2017.
Nature 541 264 doi: 10.1038/541264a
Scientists accused of deceiving the public about benefits of transgenic mustard.
Nature 541 267 doi: 10.1038/541267a
An open-science effort to replicate dozens of cancer-biology studies is off to a confusing start.
Nature 541 269 doi: 10.1038/541269a