Prototype for reusable vehicle opens up potential for ferrying planetary samples and carrying humans.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16908
British approval for pioneering fertility technique leads other nations to consider rule changes.
Nature 518 145 doi: 10.1038/518145a
Lead author of retracted stem-cell papers is fired, and a co-author is suspended, from jobs they no longer held.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16904
Influential US group lays out which planet-cooling proposals may work — and which won't.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16887
Exoplanet researchers will vie with astrophysicists for access to James Webb Space Telescope, which is not optimized for studying Earth-like worlds.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16886
When lights go on, moths drop their guard against predatory bats.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16871
When two parasites want different things, only one can triumph.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16875
Signatures of climate cycles spotted in hillocks on the sea floor.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16856
FutureGen project would have retrofitted a coal-fired power plant to collect and bury carbon emissions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16868
The week in science: US nuclear-waste plan technically sound, China opens its first top-level biosecurity lab, teams scoop prizes for progress en route to the Moon.
Nature 518 10 doi: 10.1038/518010a
Automation is one of the hottest topics in transportation research and could yield completely driverless cars in less than a decade.
Nature 518 20 doi: 10.1038/518020a
Material bests titanium alloy for strength and ductility.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16849
Creative technique is a welcome step in the face of warming climates and water shortages.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16850
Manuscripts posted to preprint website tell a tale of increasing scepticism.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16853
An effort aimed at protecting ecosystems, modelled on the agency battling climate change, will need protecting from powerful enemies, warns Ehsan Masood.
Nature 518 7 doi: 10.1038/518007a
White House plan would increase research and development funding but faces rough road in Congress.
Nature 518 13 doi: 10.1038/518013a
Researchers at top science institute say education will have more effect than vocal opposition.
Nature 518 18 doi: 10.1038/518018a
Babies are increasingly surviving premature birth — but researchers are only beginning to understand the lasting consequences for their mental development.
Nature 518 24 doi: 10.1038/518024a
British decision could be a watershed to approving mitochondrial replacement technique in other countries.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16843
Rosetta comet orbiter will continue with its planned course which rules out making a special trip to find Philae lander.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16844