Revived Kepler telescope spies system with one planet in habitable zone.
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Environmentalists worried after Brazilian president picks ministers with ties to agriculture lobby.
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Material used in diaper absorbant can make brain tissue bigger and enable ordinary microscopes to resolve features down to 60 nanometres.
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Trained macaques studied themselves in mirrors, fuelling debate over animals' capacity for self-recognition.
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An 'essentially unbeatable' algorithm for the popular card game points to strategies for solving real-life problems without having complete information.
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Analysis reveals which nations must refrain from exploiting much of their carbon-based energy resources if temperatures are to rise by no more than 2 °C this century.
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The Horizon 2020 programme threatens to siphon away the best scientists from southern Europe, argues Colin Macilwain.
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The week in science: Discredited stem-cell findings linked to contamination; NASA balloon mission springs a leak; and US to consider protections for monarch butterfly.
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Companies and clinicians turn to ketamine to treat mental-health disorder as pipeline of new drugs dries up.
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Step aside, fitness trackers. The next wave of personal sensors is giving people the ability to monitor the air they breathe.
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Global temperatures hit new high with no boost from El Niño.
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Potential drug kills pathogens such as MRSA — and was discovered by mining 'unculturable' bacteria.
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Three-dimensional tour probes hidden secrets of η Carinae.
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Leading researchers hang on despite austerity, but their Herculean efforts may not be enough.
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Vessels used mainly for seabed surveys will expand in focus.
Nature 517 129 doi: 10.1038/517129a
Twenty-four years after the conflict ended, scientists and veterans are still fighting for recognition of Gulf War illness.
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Data show scores given to grant applications by external reviewers don't correlate with what actually gets funded.
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Latest crop from the Kepler telescope brings small planets around Sun-like stars — and an ice world.
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Geneticists debate whether focus should shift from sequencing genomes to analysing function.
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High-resolution portrait of Andromeda reveals patterns of star formation.
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