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Better detection by the brain could explain why low-pitched notes carry the beat across musical cultures.
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Solution that protects rat livers from freezing could extend transplant window for human organs.
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Humans may have caused the species’s populations to grow huge as well as led to its demise.
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Exercise combined with visual stimulation helps to quickly restore vision in unused eye.
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A new run at the Large Hadron Collider in 2015 could open the door to new theories.
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Ethically controversial land deals could improve food shortages in poor countries.
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Ecological reef-building adaptation in skeletal animals appeared much earlier than previously thought.
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As the education gap between city and countryside widens, young people face an invisible barrier to scientific research, says Qiang Wang.
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The week in science: Chemist fined over burns death in lab; gravitational-waves team admits dust problems; and West African Ebola outbreak worsens.
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Satellite will map sources and sinks of greenhouse gas in unprecedented detail.
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Proposed innovation strategy is low on detail and commitments from governments.
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Romance often sparks between colleagues, and scientists are no different. Nature profiles four super-couples who have combined love and the lab.
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Assessments by international biodiversity group aim to halt damage to world’s ecosystems.
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After decades of study, researchers still can't agree on whether nutritional supplements actually improve health.
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Psychology experiment shows people can be nudged into cooperation.
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Nanobeads of reflective silica give mollusc its glow.
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But photovoltaics firms dispute cost savings from academic lab’s finding.
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