Biologists are building banks of 'organoids', and learning a lot about human development on the way.
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Engineered ribosomes pave way for designer enzymes and synthetic cells.
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Wildlife conservationist David Macdonald studied Cecil the lion, whose killing made headlines around the world.
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Pope Francis has found a meeting place for those with extreme religious and environmentalist stances, says David M. Lodge.
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Ship and planes will probe water–ice interface in fjords.
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Lawmakers face looming deadline to reach a deal — or risk government shutdown.
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An easy method that promised to cut complications in surgery may not be so simple after all.
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Forensic tools help to name the occupants of four unmarked graves in Jamestown, Virginia.
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Visionary leader of China's BGI tells Nature why he is stepping down to build a health-monitoring system based on a million genomes.
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Injecting single cells with spheres of fluorescent dye could open new research and treatment avenues using light.
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Team that retracted its own papers finally finds elusive trigger of plant immune response.
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Jun Wang leaves post as chief executive of BGI and will pursue research in artificial intelligence.
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It’s been a big week in science — have you been paying attention?
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Data from New Horizons mission also reveal a hazy atmosphere that is growing colder and thinner.
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Potentially rocky world spotted by Kepler spacecraft offers glimpse at Earth's future.
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‘Hugging’ creature from Brazil shakes up picture of snake evolution.
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Experiment compares the way monkey and human brains respond to abstract information.
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Emergency authorization allows products linked to bee decline to be used on some farms.
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The escalating encroachment on democratic freedoms undermines the nation's claim of support for science, says Fyodor Kondrashov.
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