Decision could determine who profits from the gene-editing technique in future.
Nature 531 149 doi: 10.1038/531149a
The real power of the biological tool lies in exploring how genomes work.
Nature 531 156 doi: 10.1038/531156a
Policy statement aims to halt missteps in the quest for certainty.
Nature 531 151 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19503
Nature reports from a battle of man vs machine over the Go board.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19512
Invention could help the microelectronics industry to connect circuit-board components without risking heat damage.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19495
Cases may signal start of anticipated wave of birth defects in country hit hard by Zika virus.
Nature 531 153 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19502
Reanalysis of last year's enormous replication study argues that there is no need to be so pessimistic.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19498
Text-mining analysis finds that studies fall short of best practice — despite guidelines introduced in 2010.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19500
Italian researchers protest over government support; Illumina launches lawsuit over nanopores; and report published on women in academia.
Nature 531 12 doi: 10.1038/531012a
Country’s austerity budget stands in way of law to modernize Soviet-era academy.
Nature 531 18 doi: 10.1038/531018a
Agencies rush to show that outbreak tactics have improved.
Nature 531 19 doi: 10.1038/531019a
Waning warming event studied in unprecedented detail.
Nature 531 20 doi: 10.1038/531020a
Virus-sized particles that fluoresce in every colour could revolutionize applications from television displays to cancer treatment.
Nature 531 26 doi: 10.1038/531026a
Study suggests stem-cell stimulation is behind obesity’s contribution to cancer risk.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19484
One paper suggests that fast radio bursts can repeat, but a finding on the origin of another burst is in doubt.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19494
Primers on various scientific topics could be used across trials to avoid wasting time on debating basic points, argues David Neuberger.
Nature 531 9 doi: 10.1038/531009a
Scientists push for better monitoring of what remains.
Nature 531 15 doi: 10.1038/531015a
Several countries hope to unleash vast natural-gas reserves through fracking, but drilling attempts have been disappointing.
Nature 531 22 doi: 10.1038/531022a
Findings could inform forensic science — and the development of innovative hair products.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19483
Astronomers propose hunting for civilizations on worlds that can see our planet cross the Sun.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19439