Population-scale studies suggest that migrants spread steppe language and technology.
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DARPA is making a big push into biological research — but some scientists question whether its high-risk approach can work.
Nature 522 142 doi: 10.1038/522142a
Unknown mechanism helped some people in Papua New Guinea escape historic, deadly outbreak.
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Plotted data show that next week will reveal whether South Korea’s infection-control measures are working.
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How Middle East respiratory syndrome jumps from animals to humans remains a puzzle.
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Long overlooked in parts of Africa, indigenous greens are now capturing attention for their nutritional and environmental benefits.
Nature 522 146 doi: 10.1038/522146a
Study calculates cost of flawed biomedical research in the United States.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17711
Computer scientists develop automated methods to recognize tattoos in images, aiding law enforcement.
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Competition for lab space threatens Kendall Square’s innovative spark.
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Electronic mesh has potential to unravel workings of mammalian brain.
Nature 522 137 doi: 10.1038/522137a
A technique that once promised to simplify crystallography appears useful, but only for niche applications.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17702
US Food and Drug Administration finds fungus and insects in lab that supplies drugs for clinical trials.
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At a global meeting, energy companies weigh up the benefits of a price on emissions.
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The largest outbreak of the MERS coronavirus outside the Middle East is no different to previous outbreaks in the way that it spreads.
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Proposal for NSF and NASA would take from Earth and social sciences, and give to planetary exploration.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17696
Suspended ions mimic strange 'superlubricity' phenomenon.
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New horned dinosaur named after amateur finder.
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US agency’s updated temperature records suggest that global warming continues apace.
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The breakdown of global hunger; Rosetta’s spectacular cometary close-up; and conservationists are happy with China’s latest move.
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Relief agency sees its mission expanding after leading response to West Africa epidemic.
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