Education in the Arab world must equip students with more than textbook learning as they go forward into an uncertain future, says Rana Dajani.
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The week in science: Spain bails out its largest scientific body, Russian lake yields massive meteorite, and the United Nations appoints 26 science advisers.
Nature 502 414 doi: 10.1038/502414a
By scanning blobs of brain activity, scientists may be able to decode people's thoughts, their dreams and even their intentions.
Nature 502 428 doi: 10.1038/502428a
Even one of the best known dinosaurs has kept some secrets. Here is what palaeontologists most want to know about the famous tyrant.
Nature 502 424 doi: 10.1038/502424a
Campaigners want subsidies to be focused on conservation.
Nature 502 420 doi: 10.1038/502420a
Long-sought effect could turn ordinary conductors into carriers of quantum information.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14015
But common drug can be used to control symptoms.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14016
Neonicotinoids change behaviour in ways that could affect spread of invasive species.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14003
A galaxy seen as it was when the Universe was just 700 million years old may have been surrounded by fog left over from the 'cosmic dark ages'.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14017
Publishing all the scientific details might show terrorists how to create a bioweapon.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14019
Andrea Tone assesses a history of the mass release of US psychiatric patients into an uncertain future.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.14030
Bid to use common anaesthetic for executions threatens to cut off supply to US hospitals.
Nature 502 417 doi: 10.1038/502417a
South American SciELO project weighs up future after 15 years of free publishing.
Nature 502 418 doi: 10.1038/502418a
Researchers fear that continuing budget fights will further harm government-funded science.
Nature 502 419 doi: 10.1038/502419a
Researchers will fly jet towards giant artificial particle cloud to test safety device.
Nature 502 422 doi: 10.1038/502422a
An influential US experiment prepares to release its first results.
Nature 502 421 doi: 10.1038/502421a
Cave-dwelling animal uses neurotoxin to kill prey and digest it before eating it.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13985
The most complete skeleton yet of a young Parasaurolophus suggests how this iconic animal grew.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13987
DNA methylation could shed light on why some tissues are prone to cancer.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13981
Last minute government cash boost prevents closure of institutes.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2013.13980