After years of work in the Antarctic, John Kovac and his team have captured strong evidence for a long-held theory about the Universe’s birth.
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Study suggests gene transfer led to sudden release of methane 252 million years ago, killing most life on Earth.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14958
Higher-education funders encourage academics to archive copies of papers online
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14953
Wearable sensor stores and transmits motion data and delivers drugs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14952
Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature ’s art team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14920
US-based project recruited dozens of undergraduates to stitch DNA fragments together.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14941
Study raises questions over production of flu vaccines in chicken eggs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14940
Cell lines linked to blockbuster papers came from different mouse strain to that claimed, study suggests.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14946
To speed up progress to tackle the disease, basic researchers and those on the front line must talk to each other more, says Christian Lienhardt.
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The week in science: Ebola kills dozens in Guinea, the top quark become more precise, and Japan hands over nuclear material.
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Archaeologists hope that funding and conservation boost can halt decay of ancient city.
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Thirty years after the study of ancient DNA began, it promises to upend our view of the past.
Nature 507 414 doi: 10.1038/507414a
Despite a long record of failure, a few immunologists continue to pursue precisely targeted therapies for autoimmune diseases.
Nature 507 418 doi: 10.1038/507418a
Ecologist Simon Levin discusses his work linking social and natural systems.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14917
Icy body found far beyond Pluto raises questions about cosmic history.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14921
Cambrian fossil is earliest example of large swimming filter-feeder.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14934
Yakov Sinai has developed fundamental tools for the study of unpredictable phenomena.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14935
Hotter, drier weather causes the amphibians to burn energy faster, researchers suggest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14936
Chariklo is the first body after the giant planets found to have a ring system.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14937
Retrospective of more than 100 failed drugs show many should have never made it to clinical trials.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14938