The week in science: 2–8 September 2016
Nature 537 142 doi: 10.1038/537142a
NASA must avoid spreading Earth microbes to suspected water in hillside streaks.
Nature 537 145 doi: 10.1038/537145a
Controversial US guidelines attempt to rein in rogue stem-cell clinics.
Nature 537 148 doi: 10.1038/537148a
A long-running investigation of exceptional children reveals what it takes to produce the scientists who will lead the twenty-first century.
Nature 537 152 doi: 10.1038/537152a
From immunotherapies to diagnostics, an expert panel outlines research goals for broad initiative.
Nature 537 288 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20535
An archive of material from all sides of the UK genetic-modification controversy is up and running and welcomes contributions, says Vivian Moses.
Nature 537 139 doi: 10.1038/537139a
Likelihood of stopgap spending measure grows.
Nature 537 149 doi: 10.1038/537149a
Advances in catalyst research could create a superhighway to clean energy sources and a more-sustainable chemical industry.
Nature 537 156 doi: 10.1038/537156a
Academics complain that reaction to failed coup is hurting science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20550
Pinpointing lander’s cold resting place on comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko will be a boon to researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20536
Retrieval of a space-rock sample would be proof of concept for mining metals and water.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20486
The top job in UK research is up for grabs, so who might apply?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20531
Two independent reports find scientific and medical inadequacies — and an uncritical environment surrounding Paolo Macchiarini.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20533
Images from Dawn spacecraft reveal signs of complex geology that created the dome-shaped Ahuna Mons.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20526
Research begins at the unabashedly international Francis Crick Institute.
Nature 537 147 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20530
Chemist who died on 24 August did pioneering work with green fluorescent protein.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20532
Broad anti-discrimination laws and practices could compensate for failing data protection and technology-linked loss of privacy, says Christoph Bock.
Nature 537 9 doi: 10.1038/537009a
The week in science: 26 August–1 September 2016.
Nature 537 12 doi: 10.1038/537012a
Modern archiving technology cannot keep up with the growing tsunami of bits. But nature may hold an answer to that problem already.
Nature 537 22 doi: 10.1038/537022a
Marathon used as benchmark to judge safety of possible future host cities.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20503