The government’s cancelled National Children’s Study has a successor that may sidestep earlier challenges.
Nature 542 149 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21367
Archaeologists worry that a museum exhibition will encourage exploitation of priceless historical sites.
Nature 542 150 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21429
Two countries vie to invest more of their economy into research than anyone else.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21443
Distantly related plants acquired their ability to eat meat through similar genetic changes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21425
A proposed Hawaiian bill aims to stop the sale of lotions containing certain UV-filters, but their effects on coral are disputed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21332
The US Department of Agriculture will no longer make lab inspection results and violations publicly available, citing privacy concerns.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21428
Physicists harness starlight to support the case for entanglement.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21401
Researchers caution that stem rust may have returned to world’s largest wheat-producing region.
Nature 542 145 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21424
Policymakers should read the contents of published papers and not just count them, says Dyna Rochmyaningsih.
Nature 542 7 doi: 10.1038/542007a
The week in science: 27 January–2 February 2017.
Nature 542 10 doi: 10.1038/542010a
Neural networks produce pictures to train image-recognition programs and scientific software.
Nature 542 16 doi: 10.1038/542016a
A movement to privatize Earth-observing satellites is gaining ground.
Nature 542 18 doi: 10.1038/542018a
A wild plan is taking shape to visit the nearest planet outside our Solar System. Here’s how we could get to Proxima b.
Nature 542 20 doi: 10.1038/542020a
Drug patents and environmental regulations feature in upcoming court cases as Trump nominates a justice.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21419
The ensuing damage to scientific collaborations puts the United States at risk, researchers say.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21420
Blueprint outlines ambitious scheme to solve uncrackable problems using existing technology.
Nature 542 151 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21423
Until this obstacle is overcome, the technology is unlikely to succeed in the wild.
Nature 542 15 doi: 10.1038/542015a
As demand for air conditioning climbs, some see a solution in the very thing that makes us sweat: the Sun.
Nature 542 23 doi: 10.1038/542023a
John Holdren worries that immigration restrictions could harm researchers’ ability to collaborate across borders.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21400
Order barring citizens of seven countries from entering the United States has left many confused and afraid.
Nature 542 13 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21389