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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Deep brain stimulation has shown promise in treating conditions such as Parkinson's disease. Now scientists are using the technology to eavesdrop on problem neural circuits.
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With a unique programme, the US government has managed to drive the cost of genome sequencing down towards a much-anticipated target.
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Yutu rover resumes taking data but is still hampered by mechanical failure.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14906
Papers describing acid-bath technique under more scrutiny after institute’s investigation finds errors in methodology.
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Former Purdue University president France Córdova inherits an agency at a crossroads.
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US–Mexico agreement paves the way for a rare environmental test.
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US and European research programmes will begin coordinating research.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14871
Collision of successive ejections found to cause extreme space weather.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14898
Top researchers react as the discovery of evidence for cosmic inflation ripples through the scientific community.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14902
Images of the infant Universe reveal evidence for rapid inflation after the Big Bang.
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Lead discoverer John Kovac describes his work at the BICEP2 radio telescope and how his career took him there.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14885
A beginner's guide to the BICEP2 discovery of primordial gravitational waves.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14886
Broadening of rootworm resistance to toxins highlights the importance of crop rotation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14887
Reflections on the oceans of Saturn's largest moon suggest long-sought extraterrestrial ripples.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14889
'Coherent' gamma rays could be used in quantum communications and to probe matter.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14878
Mental-health division will no longer fund research aiming to relieve symptoms without probing underlying causes.
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Zaps of ultraviolet light may explain why some animals avoid the cables.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14868
The first sighting of the light spectacle on another planet reveals properties of the mysterious Venusian clouds.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14869