Icy body found far beyond Pluto raises questions about cosmic history.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14921
Cambrian fossil is earliest example of large swimming filter-feeder.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14934
Yakov Sinai has developed fundamental tools for the study of unpredictable phenomena.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14935
Hotter, drier weather causes the amphibians to burn energy faster, researchers suggest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14936
Chariklo is the first body after the giant planets found to have a ring system.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14937
Retrospective of more than 100 failed drugs show many should have never made it to clinical trials.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14938
Report to funding council warns UK could lose leading international position.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14939
Despite drug’s legalization in two US states, biomedical science faces continued restrictions.
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Scientists must show projects’ potential to secure funding.
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Supreme Court ruling could affect medical-diagnostics firms.
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Government rethinks former president’s bid to create first unified science department.
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But some researchers argue that it is too early to dismiss potential health benefits.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14918
Study could support theory that the brain has specialized mechanisms for recognizing faces.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14916
Medical implants would monitor vital signs or dispense therapies before vanishing.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14919
Big Bang findings would strengthen case for multiverse and all but rule out a 'cyclic Universe'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14910
Researchers protest that British Columbia's hunting quotas are not based on science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14914
Computer program crudely predicts a facial structure from genetic variations.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14899
What the the nose knows might as well be limitless, researchers suggest.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14904
The week in science: GM crop contamination; Swiss grants crisis; and Asian carp invasions.
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A mild-mannered man’s fiery resignation leaves a troubling vacancy at the world’s largest office for investigating scientific fraud, says Colin Macilwain.
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