Revised scientific-integrity policy gives researchers more leeway to speak to the press and publish their findings.
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But Rex Tillerson, Trump’s pick for secretary of state, tells senators that efforts to predict climate change are ‘very limited’.
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After a decade of progress, Argentina’s scientists are battling a government bent on twisting public conceptions of their role, writes Alberto Kornblihtt.
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iCarbonX believes its cutting-edge partners and generous funding give it the upper hand.
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US National Science Foundation looks to slash funding for Puerto Rico’s Arecibo Observatory.
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This group of viruses is hundreds of millions of years older than previously thought.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21274
Hand-powered device can process blood samples and separate out parasites such as those that cause malaria.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21273
Many researchers also object to proposed higher-education reforms, says survey.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21259
The agency's next leader will have an opportunity to reshape its approach to regulation.
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Analysis reveals the gas clouds that the far-flung spacecraft will encounter.
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Genetic and archaeological evidence points to pre-agricultural residents of the 'roof of the world'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21255
Leaving the European Union is not yet a done deal, and UK researchers must look past a pay-off and take a stand, says Colin Macilwain.
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The week in science.
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Researchers brave polar bears, mosquitoes and gull attacks in the Canadian Arctic to investigate an alarming die off
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Agency plans to launch a mission to visit the Trojan asteroids in 2021, and one to the metallic asteroid Psyche in 2023.
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Repeating bursts come from a faint, distant dwarf galaxy.
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Updated version of DeepMind's AlphaGo program behind mystery online competitor.
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House Republicans conclude that tissue from aborted fetuses is of limited value for research and seek to reduce funding.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21254
Google, Microsoft and a host of labs and start-ups are racing to turn scientific curiosities into working machines.
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Tool to divide water masses into precise categories can help in conservation planning.
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