July’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature ’s photo team.
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Economically costly disease is mainly passed through infected pastures.
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Conference on Shinichi Mochizuki’s work inspires cautious optimism.
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Multimillion dollar initiative prioritizes drug development over discovery of new molecules.
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Report tries to curb bad behaviours incentivized by academic audit system.
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UK scientists have had to fight to stay international before, and they must not stop now, says Ehsan Masood.
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Solar-powered plane completes round-the-world trip; 2016 on track to become hottest year; and Mexico tries to save endangered porpoise.
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Astrobiologists debate which chemical signatures would hint at life on other worlds.
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Craft due to launch in August is first in a wave of planned quantum space experiments.
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To tell whether the island’s glacial cap will melt away any time soon, researchers are poring over old pictures and drawings for clues to its past behaviour.
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A volatile arrangement of tectonic plates millions of years ago gave us the Pacific.
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Bacteria from the human body produce an antibiotic that seems to kill resistant bacteria.
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Presidential candidates begin to make clear their stark differences on climate change, energy production and stem-cell research.
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European Research Council embarks on an unusual evaluation that could inspire others.
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A Belgian lab aims to turn the brewing world on its head with new strains of yeast.
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Britain’s leave vote confuses EU emissions pledges.
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An almost invisible galaxy weighs as much as our own.
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European Space Agency switches off radio communications with popular space probe.
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Number has plateaued at around 2.5 million each year.
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Puzzling distribution of cases suggests Zika is not the only factor in reported microcephaly surge.
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