Researchers who tested intervention to reduce spam say ‘Get familiar with the delete button.’
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Rare winter expedition near northern Norway finds weak ice that is increasingly vulnerable to storms.
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Researchers are reaching out to the US president-elect with science advice — and criticism.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21130
How to rouse the immune system against tumours has proved elusive.
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A selection of the best and most popular long reads from Nature this year.
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ExxonMobil chief Rex Tillerson draws scepticism and scorn — but looks progressive compared with other Trump selections.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21153
Colleagues travel to visit Adlène Hicheur, who by renouncing French citizenship will soon have his house arrest lifted.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.21155
Former Texas governor Rick Perry lacks the technical background of the agency's recent leaders.
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Sociologist Matthijs Rooduijn explains why the darkening political mood must force academics to step up and choose sides.
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Evidence to parliamentary inquiry puts some figures on the uncertainty hanging over EU university staff.
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Gravitational-wave data show tentative signs of firewalls or other exotic physics.
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Italy’s youngest leader failed to walk the talk when it came to boosting research, academics say.
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Analysis of nail points to zinc deficiency as culprit in 170-year-old mystery.
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His plans for the job are a mystery, but past presidents have used their chief scientific aide in a number of ways.
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Elsevier’s CiteScore uses a larger database — and provides different results for the quality of journals.
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'G-putty' is so sensitive that it can track even the steps of a small spider.
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The week in science: 2–8 December 2016
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DNA proves Native American roots of 10,600-year-old skeleton.
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Researchers in the country have only just started using homegrown human embryonic stem cells
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Investigation of a 150-year-old burial site is helping to unlock the mysteries of one of humanity’s darkest chapters.
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