Biotech firm seeks government approval to market mosquitoes as a pesticide to prevent spread of Zika and dengue viruses.
Nature 533 450 doi: 10.1038/533450a
Impoverished adolescents acquire DNA marks, brain changes and depression over time.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19972
By scouring the remains of early loos and sewers, archaeologists are finding clues to what life was like in the Roman world and in other civilizations.
Nature 533 456 doi: 10.1038/533456a
Study of 1,200 US graduates suggests family and choice of doctoral field dents women's earnings.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19950
Complaint to US government alleges that diagnostics company violated individuals' right to access health information.
Nature 533 449 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19953
Antibody provider Santa Cruz Biotechnology settles with government after complaints about treatment of goats.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19958
As a human trial of optogenetics for retinal diseases begins, researchers eye other applications.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19886
Meteorite impacts triggered enormous waves in now-vanished ocean.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19916
Technique to stop children inheriting mitochondrial diseases has potential to backfire.
Nature 533 445 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19948
Government's 'global challenges' fund hoovers up extra cash for developing-world problems, cutting grants elsewhere.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19951
Labour law will change how many postdocs — long a troubled segment of the US research hierarchy — are paid.
Nature 533 450 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19949
Rare genetic variant in Icelanders lowers risk of heart attack by more than one-third.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19952
Costs of climate adaptation soar; Mexican porpoise close to extinction; and overhaul for UK science funding.
Nature 533 296 doi: 10.1038/533296a
A court ruling paves the way for disease-containment measures, but the risk of spread to other regions and nations remains.
Nature 533 299 doi: 10.1038/533299a
Financial woes of leading biotech firm highlight challenges of developing innovative therapies.
Nature 533 304 doi: 10.1038/533304a
Ice-going vessels like Britain’s RRS Sir David Attenborough — named Boaty McBoatface by the Internet — are being built across the world.
Nature 533 302 doi: 10.1038/533302a
Materials scientists are creating next-generation mixtures with remarkable properties.
Nature 533 306 doi: 10.1038/533306a
Old-fashioned breeding techniques are bearing more fruit than genetic engineering in developing hyper-efficient plants.
Nature 533 308 doi: 10.1038/533308a
Details of redundancies at CSIRO alarm global climate community.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19944
Chemists generate variations on erythromycin in ‘daring’ synthesis.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19946