A selection of the best and most popular long reads from Nature this year.
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Our editors' pick of this year’s most influential expert opinions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19010
Highlights of the correspondence we received from readers in 2015.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19011
From CRISPR to climate change, corruption to chemical synthesis, David Parkins’s wry illustrations found the heart of every Nature Comment piece they graced.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19012
The top picks from Nature ’s coverage of science and culture.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19013
From headless worms to driverless cars, via the epigenome and the sphere of Archimedes: it's our multimedia editors' top picks of 2015.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19053
Attempt to reach earthquake source fell short but yielded surprisingly hot rocks.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19056
Competing ideas suggest how sloshing motions could maintain a primordial magnetic field.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19058
'Monkey King' is first in a line of Chinese space missions focused on scientific discovery.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19059
Graphene inspires atom-thin acolyte made from pure boron.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19060
Fusion machine fires up; chemicals mega-merger; and AIDS funding is cut.
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Debate surrounds relative importance of environmental and intrinsic factors.
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Social scientists launch integration studies and warn of need to counter rising xenophobia.
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False beliefs and wishful thinking about the human experience are common. They are hurting people — and holding back science.
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Temperature rise outpaces warming of atmosphere, and threatens aquatic ecosystems.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19034
Satellite images show some mountains unscathed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19038
Proposed legislation had threatened the use of genomic and clinical data in medical studies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19054
Confusion still surrounds abc conjecture, but Oxford gathering boosts prospects for resolution.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.19035
Negotiations between South Korea and China to demarcate boundary could aid research.
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Web surveys of attitudes towards mental illness reveal the size of the problem — and offer a way to find fixes, says Neil Seeman.
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