The roots of inheritance may extend beyond the genome, but the mechanisms remain a puzzle.
Nature 507 22 doi: 10.1038/507022a
As the third anniversary of the Fukushima disaster nears, the nation is faltering in its resolution to shun nuclear power.
Nature 507 16 doi: 10.1038/507016a
Chemists are reinventing rechargeable cells to drive down costs and boost capacity.
Nature 507 26 doi: 10.1038/507026a
Enzymes alter immune cells with no apparent side effects.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14813
With Congress unlikely to approve tax-based boost for science, agency funding hopes are dashed.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14793
Super-sensitive device holds promise for medical imaging and quantum networks.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14823
Discovery in iconic species studied by Wallace adds to evolutionary debate over mimicry.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14820
A brain area associated with emotional reactions to beauty activates when mathematicians view especially pleasing formulas.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14825
Radioactive leak brings nuclear repositories into the spotlight.
Nature 507 15 doi: 10.1038/507015a
US agency’s reassessment of silica exposure rules provokes conflict-of-interest row with senators.
Nature 507 18 doi: 10.1038/507018a
But the increasingly accurate analyses carry the ethical dilemma of uncertain outcomes.
Nature 507 19 doi: 10.1038/507019a
Debate rages as collectors accused of exporting specimens face up to 20 years in jail.
Nature 507 20 doi: 10.1038/507020a
Costly cancer trials a challenge for revamped US programme.
Nature 507 21 doi: 10.1038/507021a
British Library exhibition covers four centuries of artfully presented information.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14799
Periodic injection keeps monkeys virus-free and could confer as long as three months of protection in humans.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14819
Microbe is the first known animal pathogen to become dependent on a plant host — and could have helped in its domestication.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14812
Obama budget request slashes funds for NASA's airborne observatory.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14821
If a July mission to test the dive suit goes well, it will allow scientists to immerse themselves in deep-sea luminescent life.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14822
Monsoon hiatus that began 4,200 years ago parallels dry spell that led civilizations to collapse in other regions.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14800
Largest virus yet discovered hints at viral diversity trapped in permafrost.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14801