The week in science: CERN picks new chief; USDA OKs transgenic potato; and astronomers win science mega-award.
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Idea that intestinal bacteria affect mental health gains ground.
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Depression causes more disability than any other disorder. A special issue explores how science can help.
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Research into depression has struggled, while studies of cancer have thrived — but the balance could be shifting.
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Cognitive behavioural therapy is the best-studied form of psychotherapy. But researchers are still struggling to understand why it works.
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As the Philae lander descends, Nature watches the milestone mission unfold from the European Space Agency.
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Non-sterile sequencing returns rogue results in dilute microbe samples.
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Vienna demonstration shows that the technology can boost data capacity of laser beams over long distances.
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Overview of world R&D spending shows China rising and other countries narrowing the gap with major powers.
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Uranus rotates differently in its northern and southern hemispheres.
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After months of secret talks, countries reveal new pledges to cut greenhouse-gas emissions.
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Philae spacecraft has transmitted data to Earth, but may not be anchored to comet surface.
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Clinical-trial obligations introduced into the Helsinki declaration called too onerous by some.
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Public-health officials split on use of control groups in tests of experimental treatments.
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Implant uses the human brain’s electrical activity to control gene expression in mice using flashes of light.
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US$36 million in Breakthrough prizes awarded to researchers in physics, life sciences and mathematics.
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Appeals court says six scientists did not cause deaths in 2009 L'Aquila earthquake and cuts sentence of a government official.
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A graphical guide identifies the dangers ahead for the Philae probe.
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Keystone US human spaceflight mission for the next decade may be over before it begins.
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