Elena Cattaneo is a relentless campaigner against the misuse of science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20142
The ‘shock’ over an Australian extinction shows that we still don’t accept that global warming is a problem for now, says James Watson.
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Rival parties avoid carbon controversy of former years.
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Researchers plan for hits to community hubs.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20134
Stark differences between men and women’s immune responses pose medical conundrum.
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The US government plans to evacuate a sick crew member from an isolated research station.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20135
From ancient DNA to neutrinos and neuroscience, top researchers in China are making big impacts — and raising their country’s standing in science.
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Crustaceans at depths of 10,000 metres contain higher concentrations of chemicals than do some animals in coastal waters.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20118
Study of 44 ancient Middle Eastern genomes supports idea of independent farming revolutions in the Fertile Crescent.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20119
Florida repository of marine sediments dates back to early days of US polar exploration.
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Staff at Canadian university given little guidance on how to mitigate future problems.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20111
Neil Johnson explains what he learned when his team analysed nearly 200 pro-ISIS online communities.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20112
LIGO spots another gravitational wave; increasing light pollution on Earth obscures the Milky Way; and moose develop infectious prion disease in Norway.
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Economists, investors and medical insurers can’t figure out how to pay for cutting-edge drugs.
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Nature examines five core ways that the European Union shapes the course of research.
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Induced pluripotent stem cells were supposed to herald a medical revolution. But ten years after their discovery, they are transforming biological research instead.
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Widespread bleaching gives scientists new urgency to avert decline of key ocean ecosystems.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20080
After historic first discovery last September, twin observatories detected gravitational waves again on Boxing Day.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.20093
Wildfires such as those that hit Canada last month are a growing worry, writes Marc-André Parisien, but risk-assessment models can limit future damage.
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Faced with skyrocketing costs for developing new drugs, researchers are looking at ways to repurpose older ones — and even some that failed in initial trials.
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