US database of payments to physicians is likely to complicate ties to patients and drug companies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16077
Researchers see signature of 'Majorana particles' inside superconducting iron.
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Onset of inherited disease does not change over generations, finds Eric Minikel, whose wife is affected.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16047
Sharpest pictures yet of the ocean basins reveal uncharted volcanoes and other geological wonders.
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Stressed cells could become cancerous as a 'safe mode', pointing to oxygen and immunotherapy are the best ways to beat the disease.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16068
Rapid 'contact tracing' will be key to containing the disease in west Africa.
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The week in science: Japanese volcano erupts, India's Mars mission enters orbit, and Obama orders massive expansion of marine reserve.
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Public-health experts fear that one epidemic may fuel another in West Africa.
Nature 514 15 doi: 10.1038/514015a
Largest and highest plateau in the world has outsized impact on climate.
Nature 514 16 doi: 10.1038/514016a
The Pierre Auger Observatory in Argentina has spent almost ten years looking for the source of ultra-high-energy cosmic rays — but to no avail. Now the observatory faces an uncertain future.
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Icy particles high above south pole of Saturn moon create hiccups in atmospheric models.
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After humans arrived in South America, they quickly spread into some of its most remote corners.
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Gravity data suggest flats of volcanic basalt formed from tectonic stretching.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16041
The Harvard psychologist offers a writing guide based on how the mind works.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16052
As rainfall patterns shift, technological and legislative changes are needed to address water shortages, says Moshe Alamaro.
Nature 514 7 doi: 10.1038/514007a
Infants with mysterious conditions stand to benefit — but technique raises ethical questions.
Nature 514 13 doi: 10.1038/514013a
Critics worry Nagoya Protocol will hamper disease monitoring.
Nature 514 14 doi: 10.1038/514014a
Small institutions fear exclusion from Large Synoptic Survey Telescope's benefits.
Nature 514 18 doi: 10.1038/514018a
Pictures from the world of science, selected by Nature ’s art team.
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Physicists show how to encode three quantum bits using just two.
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