Launch in July will test new way to explore the Solar System — and beyond.
Nature 534 15 doi: 10.1038/534015a
The Asian nation is spending big in the hope of winning a Nobel prize, but it will need more than cash to realize its ambitions.
Nature 534 20 doi: 10.1038/534020a
Gold-mining boom in southeastern Amazon is driving high levels of mercury contamination.
Nature 534 162 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19999
Satellites and research aeroplanes could offer a better, broader view of coral health.
Nature 534 13 doi: 10.1038/534013a
Mathematician Lydia Bourouiba uses high-speed video to break down the anatomy of sneezes and coughs — and to understand infectious disease.
Nature 534 24 doi: 10.1038/534024a
A computer cracks the Boolean Pythagorean triples problem — but is it really maths?
Nature 534 17 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19990
The Department of Energy says the US should fund ITER until 2018, and then re-evaluate its progress.
Nature 534 16 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19994
Pressure from the public could force firms to develop new drugs that treat resistant infections, says Carlos Amábile-Cuevas.
Nature 533 439 doi: 10.1038/533439a
Pandemic war chest unveiled for developing countries; India launches space shuttle; and US National Football League criticized over health-funding pressure.
Nature 533 442 doi: 10.1038/533442a
Survey sheds light on the ‘crisis’ rocking research.
Nature 533 452 doi: 10.1038/533452a
Space agencies envisage system of probes to track whether countries are achieving emissions goals.
Nature 533 446 doi: 10.1038/533446a
Radioactive decay anomaly could imply a new fundamental force, theorists say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19957
A molecule made by trees can seed clouds, suggesting that pre-industrial skies were less sunny than thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19971
A rare bipartisan compromise endorsed by industry and the White House will give the US government new authority to ensure that chemicals are safe.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19973
Walls of stalagmites in a French cave might have had a domestic or a ceremonial use.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19975
Omid Kokabee has been granted temporary medical leave after having a kidney removed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19976
Two blueprints emerge from centre tasked with creating a practical quantum device.
Nature 533 448 doi: 10.1038/533448a
Biotech firm seeks government approval to market mosquitoes as a pesticide to prevent spread of Zika and dengue viruses.
Nature 533 450 doi: 10.1038/533450a
Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19972
By scouring the remains of early loos and sewers, archaeologists are finding clues to what life was like in the Roman world and in other civilizations.
Nature 533 456 doi: 10.1038/533456a