After external reports blast ethics practices, University of Minnesota stops drug-study enrolment.
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Studies show that children from low-income families have smaller brains and lower cognitive abilities.
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Plans to capture an asteroid and travel to other planets are culled from European Space Agency shortlist.
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Panel creates scientific baseline for debate about climate reparations.
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Scientist resigns from NPG’s Scientific Reports journal over pilot project.
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Satellites offer clues to true scope of destruction by terrorist group ISIS.
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But misinterpreted results of tests for cancer risk can result in unnecessary surgery.
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NASA research on Mark and Scott Kelly may never get published.
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Genome-sequencing study finds the virus evolving more slowly than thought, but others say the focus should be on monitoring the effects of new mutations.
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Data reanalysis casts doubt on UK government stance on neonicotinoid pesticides.
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The week in science: Pitcairn islands to gain massive marine reserve; US sets rules on fracking; and the head of Japan’s RIKEN Institute quits.
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Nature watches a porcine autopsy that will help create a powerful animal model of diabetes.
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Unusual square structure suggests how flattened water can zip through tight channels.
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US funding agencies are turning to a Silicon Valley entrepreneur to focus fledgling biomedical companies on success — even when that means making a scientific course correction.
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Mathematician made famous by Hollywood will share US$765,000 award with Louis Nirenberg for work in the field of geometric analysis.
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Team will attempt to remove small metal debris left over from upgrade work, without opening massive magnet.
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The common fear is that intelligent machines will turn against humans. But who will save the robots from each other, and from us, asks Hutan Ashrafian.
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Ten-year US-led project seeks to plug gaps in global-warming simulations.
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An independent committee concludes that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is “on the way to losing credibility” as a result of safety lapses.
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Controversial idea suggests traces of a meteorite blast may exist kilometres below the surface.
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