Genetic tree challenges fossil-based conclusion that placental mammals emerged only after mass extinction.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14522
Leaping beads get a push from the pot.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14523
Ultralight machine uses biologically inspired wing movements to achieve stable flight.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14528
With the release of the HiSeq X Ten, genetic-sequencing company Illumina attempts to cement market dominance.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14530
Idea debunked that young trees have the edge on their older siblings in carbon accumulation.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14536
Flocks accomplish a feat of coordination to save energy during migration.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14537
Single-electron flow measured in bid to overhaul SI base unit.
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Ten years ago, Woo Suk Hwang rose to the top of his field before fraud and dodgy bioethical practices derailed his career. Can a scientific pariah redeem himself?
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Two white dwarfs favoured as precursors of type Ia supernovae.
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US$1.1-trillion spending bill would end era of automatic cuts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14533
H. pylori strains more likely to cause tumours when they did not co-evolve with their hosts.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14501
Maths model calculates whether it is worth waiting to hit enemies at their most vulnerable.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14502
GPS data from 2011 Icelandic eruption hint at new ways to forecast hazards.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14498
Strains that plagued Europe and the United States in the nineteenth century were distinct from those prevalent today.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14490
Tigerfish swallows swallows after grabbing them out of the air over African lake.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.14496
The week in science: China crushes seized ivory, smuggled dinosaur skull recovered, and incoming asteroid spotted.
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Swarms of small satellites set to deliver close to real-time imagery of swathes of the planet.
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Reforms to commercial and academic research systems still needed despite reaching spending milestone, say scientists.
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Violent incidents at academic institutions have spurred universities to adopt formal procedures designed to keep campuses safer. But do the tactics work?
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Using massive amounts of data to recognize photos and speech, deep-learning computers are taking a big step towards true artificial intelligence.
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