The move by Chinese scientists could spark a biomedical duel between China and the United States.
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Change to immune-system genes in indigenous Canadians linked to epidemic introduced by Europeans.
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Davide Vannoni is barred from offering a controversial stem-cell therapy in Italy but may be continuing his work abroad.
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Country's progress on public health and science prompts funding shift to more-troubled nations.
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GOES-R can snap an image every 30 seconds and will improve responses to severe storms.
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Semantic Scholar triples in size and Microsoft Academic's relaunch impresses researchers.
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Climate-change and immigration policies raise alarm, but much of the incoming US president's agenda is simply unknown.
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Lawsuits and a new study raise questions about the project's environmental impact.
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Nine experts reflect on where researchers should direct their efforts during the next US administration.
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Journal experiments and surveys suggest scientists are coming round to the idea of publishing review reports.
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Experiments also reveal that rats are ticklish in similar places to humans.
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The week in science: 4–10 November 2016
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Government’s first Autumn Statement could reveal how it regards science.
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Biomedical funders worldwide are adopting the US agency’s free Relative Citation Ratio to analyse grant outcomes.
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Sub-Saharan project could one day help ecosystems to resist climate change and improve agriculture.
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Three things are needed to turn the tide on the costliest crisis in health care.
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Republicans sweep White House and US Congress, with uncertain implications for research.
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Trump victory generates shock, disbelief and fear of funding cuts.
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Swiss researchers travel to China to conduct pioneering experiment.
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Most surveys did not predict Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton.
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