Researchers modify more than 60 genes in effort to enable organ transplants into humans.
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Chinese pharmacologist Youyou Tu developed key antimalarial drug artemisinin.
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Massive prehistoric landslide of Cape Verde volcano unleashed waves 170 metres high.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18485
Thickening in East Antarctica does not lessen worry about rapidly thinning glaciers elsewhere.
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Country seeks big cuts in carbon intensity and greater reliance on clean energy.
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Graeme Barker of the University of Cambridge discusses his team's study of Shanidar Cave, one of the world's most important Neanderthal sites.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18487
The US government is considering whether to continue its ban on funding 'gain-of-function' studies that make viruses more dangerous.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18463
German minister accused of plagiarism; Indian satellite blasts off; and Arctic drilling plans shelved.
Nature 526 10 doi: 10.1038/526010a
To maintain public support, researchers need to be able to adapt to the rapidly changing needs of society and politicians, warns Guy Poppy.
Nature 526 7 doi: 10.1038/526007a
El Niño might bring relief, but longer and deeper dry spells are predicted.
Nature 526 14 doi: 10.1038/526014a
Bill funds operations until 11 December, with flat funding for science agencies.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18481
From unpaid electricity bills to delayed participation in a telescope project, funding cuts bite.
Nature 526 16 doi: 10.1038/526016a
An improbable rumour has started that the observatory has already made a discovery — but even if true, the signal could be a drill.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18449
The digital currency has caused any number of headaches for law enforcement. Now entrepreneurs and academics are scrambling to build a better version.
Nature 526 21 doi: 10.1038/526021a
Venus and asteroids take the spotlight as the agency chops list of Discovery-class candidates from 27 to 5.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18482
Plans to build one of the world's biggest telescopes on Mauna Kea in Hawaii are mired in conflict. Four people involved in the fight explain their diverse views.
Nature 526 24 doi: 10.1038/526024a
The pigs are endearing but scientists warn that they may be a distraction from more serious research.
Nature 526 18 doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18448
Allegations follow previous cases of federal ministers losing their government posts after evidence of plagiarism.
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Nine US scientists and social scientists among 24 winners.
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Space agency pulls support for Sentinel mission.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2015.18462