No mysterious migration required to explain how chipping technique appeared in different continents.
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Challenge ahead is to ensure that the enthusiasm translates into firm commitments.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16003
Scientists must ensure that the ambitious plan of Turkey’s president does not move forward without a thorough impact assessment, says Derin Orhon.
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The week in science: NASA mission reaches Mars, Arctic sea-ice hits annual minimum, and extreme drought fuels California fires.
Nature 513 464 doi: 10.1038/513464a
Activist Marina Silva is gaining ground in presidential polls.
Nature 513 467 doi: 10.1038/513467a
Easy-to-make perovskite films rival silicon for efficiency.
Nature 513 470 doi: 10.1038/513470a
A hospital in Sierra Leone has struggled to continue its research amid the worst Ebola outbreak in history.
Nature 513 474 doi: 10.1038/513474a
The United States has plenty of strong winds offshore, but it has struggled to harness them for energy.
Nature 513 478 doi: 10.1038/513478a
Neptune-sized orb is smallest alien world known to have water vapour.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15973
The country's first mission to another world successfully enters the red planet's orbit.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15997
Teamwork at centre of Chinese Academy of Sciences reform.
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US and UN mobilizations are welcome but overdue.
Nature 513 469 doi: 10.1038/513469a
Strategy lauded, but some fear it is lax on agricultural use.
Nature 513 471 doi: 10.1038/513471a
FDA will continue to monitor safety from health records.
Nature 513 472 doi: 10.1038/513472a
MAVEN probe to focus on science of atmosphere.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15974
Planck probe's survey of polarized light casts further doubt on BICEP2's gravitational-wave discovery claims.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15975
Despite 'no' to independence, a promised push for decentralization could benefit research in Scotland and other UK regions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15976
Facilities should support the beleaguered ITER project, a panel recommends.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15993
Technology could provide large-scale storage for energy from erratic sources such as wind or solar.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15967
An internal study finds that female-led proposals to use the in-demand device are less likely to be selected.
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