Contentious elimination of cognitive and systems neuroscience programmes should be reversed, report recommends.
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Decision over SKA headquarters is postponed after Padua seemed to have won over Manchester.
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February's sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s art team.
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Computational social scientist Sharad Goel studies the spread of memes such as #TheDress.
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Rare cosmic alignment produces images that could help to measure the expansion of the Universe.
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Long-awaited shift in tropical Pacific will have little effect on weather patterns.
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The week in science: China’s panda survey concerns experts; Russia finally agrees with US on the International Space Station’s timeline; and science world pays tribute to Leonard Nimoy.
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Women are under-represented in physical sciences and in science in the developing world. Meet three who beat both sets of odds.
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One of the most devastating consequences of the Ebola outbreak will be its impact on maternal health.
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In large US survey, users of LSD and similar drugs were no more likely to have mental-health conditions than other respondents.
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A 2.8-million-year-old mandible and a digital model of a key fossil paint a complicated picture of the genus Homo.
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Parliamentary report urges stable funding for leading botanic garden hit by cash crisis.
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Emergence of politically sophisticated societies may be assisted by faith in supernatural spirits, but does not need "big God" religion.
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Controversial European initiative will disband three-person executive committee after anger from neuroscientists.
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Nobel laureate has led National Cancer Institute since 2010.
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The country’s shifting stance on genetic modification for crops needs the support of researchers to persuade a sceptical public, says Qiang Wang.
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Health-care workers struggle to help people who have been traumatized by the epidemic.
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Nimble bots to go head-to-head for $2-million DARPA prize.
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Indonesia's population most at risk from eruptions.
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Graziella Pellegrini explains the 25-year struggle to develop Holoclar, a treatment for blindness.
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