A powerful gene-editing technology is the biggest game changer to hit biology since PCR. But with its huge potential come pressing concerns.
Nature 522 20 doi: 10.1038/522020a
Moderna Therapeutics has big ambitions and a bankroll to match. How a fledgling start-up became one of the most highly valued private drug firms ever.
Nature 522 26 doi: 10.1038/522026a
Particle collisions at record energies will push the boundary of human knowledge.
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Gravity binds together three satellites of dwarf planet.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17681
Conservationists welcome move but problems for African elephants remain.
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A graphical guide to the science ahead at the Large Hadron Collider.
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Initiative trying to validate 50 cancer papers finds difficulty in accessing original study data.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17694
The public image of chemistry is not as negative as some assume — but many people find it hard to connect the field to the real world, says Chiara Ceci.
Nature 522 7 doi: 10.1038/522007a
Over rum cocktails at the World Conference on Research Integrity, experts discussed what can be learnt from the fallout of a flawed political-science paper.
Nature 522 14 doi: 10.1038/522014a
Next-generation timekeepers can only be tested against each other.
Nature 522 16 doi: 10.1038/522016a
Cultural fight over sacred mountain accelerates observatory closures.
Nature 522 15 doi: 10.1038/522015a
Muscles engineered to be photosensitive could lead to treatments for paralysis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17662
Oye Ibidapo-Obe, former head of the Nigerian Academy of Science, discusses research-policy priorities for the country's new president, Muhammadu Buhari.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17658
Police investigate researchers' role in devastating bacterial epidemic.
Nature 522 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17651
Remains from Lebanon show that advanced technology was not a European invention.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17661
Researchers document first instances of 'virgin birth' in a wild vertebrate.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17671
Half of world population of the endangered saiga dies in weeks — and nobody is sure why.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17675
Study of rare protein-folding diseases offers tools for examining how amyloid plaques form.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17654
Spectacular galactic jets are driven by galaxies melding together.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.17656
Facility simulates the furious winds and waves of the world's most powerful storms.
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