Paolo Macchiarini says that he does not accept disciplinary-board findings.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19629
A momentous signal from space has confirmed decades of theorizing on black holes — and launched a new era of gravitational-wave astronomy.
Nature 531 428 doi: 10.1038/531428a
Notices should make obvious whether a withdrawal of research is the result of misconduct or a genuine mistake, says Daniele Fanelli.
Nature 531 415 doi: 10.1038/531415a
Initiatives aim to measure global warming’s impact on high seas and deep currents.
Nature 531 421 doi: 10.1038/531421a
Two conflicting studies are at centre of row.
Nature 531 426 doi: 10.1038/531426a
Long regarded as minor players in ocean ecology, jellyfish are actually important parts of the marine food web.
Nature 531 432 doi: 10.1038/531432a
Other scientists also say the need to get a permit for applied ‘dual-use’ research may constrain academic freedom.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19611
Transgender people are the most affected.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19614
Smartphone programs allow researchers to recruit large numbers of participants and monitor them in real time.
Nature 531 422 doi: 10.1038/531422a
Country's 13th Five-Year Plan advances a broad goal to phase down coal and expand renewable energy.
Nature 531 425 doi: 10.1038/531425a
Experts fear a major epidemic of Zika-linked birth defects, but can't yet be sure.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19596
Decision by US National Science Foundation could hamper research on conservation biology, climate change and invasive species.
Nature 531 561 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19599
Fluorescent proteins used to track individual skin cells in real time.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19615
Oceanography, brain science and stem cells among research fields that look set to grow.
Nature 531 524 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19590
Historic win by Google DeepMind's Go-playing program has South Korean government playing catch-up on artificial intelligence.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19595
Data from NASA’s New Horizons mission begin to reveal the stories behind the dwarf planet's complex geology.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19585
One fresh analysis keeps alive physicists’ hope for a breakthrough, but another is disappointing.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19589
Tilikum has incurable lung disease; UK scientists want to stay in the EU; and WHO holds emergency mosquito-control meeting.
Nature 531 280 doi: 10.1038/531280a
If Donald Trump were to trigger a crisis in Western democracy, scientists would need to look at their part in its downfall, says Colin Macilwain.
Nature 531 277 doi: 10.1038/531277a
A controversial study has suggested that the neurodegenerative disease might be transferred from one person to another. Now scientists are racing to find out whether that is true.
Nature 531 294 doi: 10.1038/531294a