DSCOVR’s computer may be suffering from radiation-induced glitches, months after it became the primary sentinel for incoming solar storms.
Nature 539 15 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20880
Antarctic agreement follows years of failed discussions and represents the first major conservation effort in the high seas.
Nature 539 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20900
Philippe Mauguin discusses the balance between basic and applied research, a return to GM crops — and how scientists have settled down since his appointment.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20859
October’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20897
Warming beyond 2 ºC could send the region's forests moving north, and cause extensive drying.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20894
Living Planet Report predicts that by 2020, populations will have declined by two-thirds from 1970.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20898
The small birds spend most of their lives on the wing.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20873
The week in science: 21–27 October 2016
Nature 538 432 doi: 10.1038/538432a
A special issue explores how the research enterprise keeps early-career scientists from pursuing the most important work, and what can be done to help.
Nature 538 443 doi: 10.1038/538443a
Young researchers are having to fight harder than past generations for a smaller share of the academic pie.
Nature 538 444 doi: 10.1038/538444a
Scientists starting labs say that they are under historically high pressure to publish, secure funding and earn permanent positions — leaving precious little time for actual research.
Nature 538 446 doi: 10.1038/538446a
A study clarifies when HIV entered the United States and dispels the myth that one man instigated the AIDS epidemic in North America.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20877
Wolbachia -infected mosquitoes will be widely deployed in two South American cities to combat viral infections.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20878
Joshua Gordon says that his focus at the National Institute of Mental Health will be on quick wins, brain circuits and mathematical rigour.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20893
In the final days before the US election, political leaders must speak out to boost confidence in the democratic process, says Andrew Daniller.
Nature 538 429 doi: 10.1038/538429a
Justin Trudeau draws praise for boosting budgets and unmuzzling scientists, but tough challenges lie ahead.
Nature 538 436 doi: 10.1038/538436a
Researchers sift through clues after Schiaparelli crash in hopes of averting mistakes in 2020 mission.
Nature 538 435 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20861
Some autism symptoms reduced in children six years after their parents receive communications training.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20862
Protests over rising tuition fees have stopped classes, closed institutions and slowed research.
Nature 538 440 doi: 10.1038/538440a
Alex Bocharov explains why the company is hoping to build qubits out of particles that some scientists think might not even exist.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20774