Research community mourns Joep Lange, who was among the passengers of Malaysia Airlines flight shot down over Ukraine.
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If space-time is granular, it could reverse gravitational collapse and turn it into expansion.
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Localized farming reforms would bulk up food security.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15575
Near-complete sequence of bread-wheat DNA accelerates breeding efforts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15577
Surprising irregularity could be the result of a merger.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15579
LightSail 1 will launch from SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket to demonstrate propellant-free propulsion.
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A Facebook study that manipulated news feeds was not definitively unethical and offered valuable insight into social behaviour, says Michelle Meyer.
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After two decades and more than half a billion dollars, LIGO, the world's largest gravitational-wave observatory, is on the verge of a detection. Maybe.
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Gastric-bypass surgery can curb obesity as well as diabetes and a slew of other problems. Researchers are now trying to find out how it works.
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Lasers subject gem to millions of times atmospheric pressure
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15547
Marine predators from the Cambrian era had brains wired like some in living inverterbrates.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15565
A science historian describes how he reconstructed the collection of texts the naturalist used aboard the HMS Beagle .
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Pig-heart cells modified to keep a steady beat.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15569
Head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention pledges ‘comprehensive, sweeping change’ after incidents involving influenza and anthrax.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15570
An expanded survey of abuse in the field points to the need for clearer policies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.15571
The week in science: Smallpox found in fridge; HIV-rebound dashes hope of ‘cure’; and scandal over faked peer review.
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UK government considers eight proposals for up to six research centres.
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