Thomson Reuters vows to be clearer about how science's most misused metric is calculated.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15642
Animals might have survived if impact happened a few million years earlier or later.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15616
Study finds problems with alluringly simple way to tease out evolutionary relationships through microRNA.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15625
Drought-stricken Colorado River basin is drawing down underground supplies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15623
Dry atmospheres of three exoplanets challenge ideas of how planets form.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15618
Its scientists have much to offer the world, but are being held back by scattered administration and changing policies, argues Pablo Astudillo Besnier.
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The week in science: Spacecraft chases duck-shaped comet; Darwin’s library online; and a new journal for workplace fatigue.
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Scientists seek fresh approaches to deciphering red planet’s history.
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Fuelled by venture capital and a lot of hope, alternative fusion technologies are heating up.
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When California's governor enlisted the aid of two palaeoecologists, their careers took an unusual turn.
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Innovative and existing methods are needed to tackle overpopulation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15610
A successor to an essential part in today’s computers may arrive in just a few years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15611
AIDS conference tries to draw inspiration from lost scientists.
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Climate experts decry demise of emissions-control system.
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Flood of genetic locations linked to schizophrenia helps spark financial boost to research field.
Nature 511 393 doi: 10.1038/511393a
Proposals for two accelerators could see country become collider capital of the world.
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Judge says joint UK–Kenya programme thwarted careers of six local researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15594
Misalignment in data between satellites may be fixed now, but went undetected for years.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15605