Statistical and biological methods are available to probe why the prevalence of obesity has risen more in some countries than in others, says John Frank.
Nature 532 149 doi: 10.1038/532149a
Scientists warn vaccine stocks would be overwhelmed in the event of large urban outbreaks.
Nature 532 155 doi: 10.1038/532155a
Revelation could have implications for how scientists approach quantum problems.
Nature 532 160 doi: 10.1038/532160a
The next frontier in cancer immunotherapy lies in combining it with other treatments. Scientists are trying to get the mix just right.
Nature 532 162 doi: 10.1038/532162a
Marine ecologist Terry Hughes talks about the ongoing bleaching of the world’s most famous coral reef.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19747
Tumours are subject to the same rules of natural selection as any other living thing. Clinicians are now putting that knowledge to use.
Nature 532 166 doi: 10.1038/532166a
Technique moves man's arm by decoding his thoughts and electrically stimulating his own muscles.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19749
$100-million initiative would be proof of concept for high-speed galactic travel.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19750
Streaked acidic clouds and a bow shape in the atmosphere are among Akatsuki’s findings.
Nature 532 157 doi: 10.1038/532157a
Committee begins study to guide oversight of modified organisms.
Nature 532 158 doi: 10.1038/532158a
Discrepancy between observations could point to new physics.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19715
Drug researcher David Nutt discusses brain-imaging studies with hallucinogens.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19727
Massive genomic study picks up disease-linked mutations in otherwise healthy people.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19719
NASA engineers work to recover the telescope on the eve of a new type of planet search.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19720
Study used CRISPR technology to introduce HIV-resistance mutation into embryos.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19718
A British scientist successfully appealed against an unfavourable grant review — but the road to victory can be paved with challenges.
Nature 532 159 doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19714
Virus can quickly develop mutations that resist attack by DNA-shearing enzymes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19712
A simple, non-judgemental chat can lessen prejudice towards transgender people.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19713
Ebola emergency over; ice wall to contain Fukushima leak; and ET search begins.
Nature 532 10 doi: 10.1038/532010a
Nations debate how to protect biodiversity in the high seas.
Nature 532 18 doi: 10.1038/532018a