An effort aimed at protecting ecosystems, modelled on the agency battling climate change, will need protecting from powerful enemies, warns Ehsan Masood.
Nature 518 7 doi: 10.1038/518007a
White House plan would increase research and development funding but faces rough road in Congress.
Nature 518 13 doi: 10.1038/518013a
Researchers at top science institute say education will have more effect than vocal opposition.
Nature 518 18 doi: 10.1038/518018a
Babies are increasingly surviving premature birth — but researchers are only beginning to understand the lasting consequences for their mental development.
Nature 518 24 doi: 10.1038/518024a
British decision could be a watershed to approving mitochondrial replacement technique in other countries.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16843
Rosetta comet orbiter will continue with its planned course which rules out making a special trip to find Philae lander.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16844
The landmark BICEP2 result has turned to dust, but the search for primordial cosmic ripples continues.
Nature 518 16 doi: 10.1038/518016a
Creation of electronic device using atom-thin silicon sheets could boost work on other flat materials.
Nature 518 17 doi: 10.1038/518017a
January's sharpest science shots, as chosen by Nature' s art team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16829
What are the benefits of Tamiflu, and why is it so controversial?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16820
Combined data from South Pole experiment BICEP2 and Planck probe point to Galactic dust as confounding signal.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16830
Details emerge as White House prepares to release budget request to Congress.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16824
Documents seized from Max Planck Institute in Tübingen.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16813
Analysis suggests that making data anonymous is not enough to protect consumers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16817
Researchers question meaning of an apparent opinion gap between scientists and the public.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16818
Drug cheats will not be tackled properly until anti-doping agencies do more to assess the scale of the problem scientifically, says Roger Pielke Jr.
Nature 517 529 doi: 10.1038/517529a
The week in science: Obama announces precision-medicine push, marijuana research endorsed by paediatric group, and Israel frees jailed Palestinian physicist.
Nature 517 532 doi: 10.1038/517532a
Cranium discovery shows that Homo sapiens was living in Middle East 55,000 years ago.
Nature 517 541 doi: 10.1038/517541a
Research relies on unsung heroes working behind the scenes — and some of them have rather unusual jobs.
Nature 517 542 doi: 10.1038/517542a
Plan would hasten development of new treatments with major changes to key government agencies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.16807