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Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.
14 Apr
Science-based evidence and enlightened diplomacy have brought within reach a historic opportunity for nuclear détente with Iran. It must be seized.
15 Apr
Researchers need help in making the statistical power of animal experiments clear.
15 Apr
The differences between a cow and a monkey are clear. It is easy to tell a moth from a mosquito. So why are there still scientific studies that mix them up? The answer is simple: hundreds of cell lines stored and used by modern laboratories
15 Apr
Alan Rusbridger wants researchers to help convince powerful philanthropic organizations to set an example and stop propelling carbon emissions.
15 Apr
Researchers have glimpsed the complexities of human skin by creating a three-dimensional (3D) map of the chemicals and microbes found on the body's largest organ.Pieter Dorrestein of the University of California in San Diego and his colleagues swabbed 400 locations on the skin of
15 Apr
Two of the most energetic neutrinos detected by a telescope in the Antarctic may have come from the cores of distant galaxies.Neutrinos are stable and can travel far in space, so they could shed light on distant astrophysical and galactic objects. The Antarctic telescope
15 Apr
Deep-brain stimulation may improve movement in people with Parkinson's disease by reducing abnormally strong coupling of electrical activity in the brain.Implanted electrodes are used to treat some brain disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease. Coralie de Hemptinne at the University of California, San Francisco, and her
15 Apr
Fishing magnifies natural variations in numbers of fish, increasing the risk of population collapses.Timothy Essington and his colleagues at the University of Washington in Seattle analysed at least 25 years' worth of data on 55 stocks of small fish such as sardines, herrings and
15 Apr
Two geological faults in northern California are linked, meaning that the risk of a large earthquake in the eastern San Francisco Bay Area is greater than was thought.A team led by Estelle Chaussard of the University of California, Berkeley, used satellite radar to study
15 Apr
Pollution from East Asia affects air quality in the distant tropics.A team led by Matthew Ashfold at the University of Cambridge, UK, detected elevated levels of a chlorine-containing gas at two remote sites in tropical Borneo during the Northern Hemisphere winter of 2008–09. The
15 Apr
Taking low doses of antibiotics to prevent recurring bladder infections could make the illness worse than taking no antibiotic at all.Lee Goneau of the University of Toronto in Canada and his colleagues studied mice previously infected with urinary tract bacteria, and treated the animals
15 Apr
Outbreaks of leukaemia-like cancer in soft-shell clams may have originated in a single clam.Mysterious cancers have been affecting clams and other marine bivalves in the United States and Europe since at least the 1970s. Stephen Goff at Columbia University in New York and his
15 Apr
Boiling fluids behave differently in space and on Earth, suggesting that new approaches are needed to cool spacecraft in orbit.Heat pipes suck excess heat away from laptop computers and other devices, and consist of a tube filled with liquid that evaporates at one end
8 Apr
Feel-good memes dominate social media in celebration of research and women scientists.
15 Apr
The week in science: Protests delay telescope construction, Brazil approves GM eucalyptus; and African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention takes shape.
15 Apr
Move addresses concerns that some experiments are not using enough animals.
14 Apr
Biomedical-funding revamp threatens to marginalize under-represented researchers.
From kidneys to hands, 3D printers can now churn out made-to-order organs and bones using cells as ‘ink’.
14 Apr
Iranian physicists excited at prospects for a new physics lab and greater collaboration with the rest of the world.
13 Apr
US science and engineering professors preferred female job candidates by two to one.
14 Apr
Nature Biotechnology asks peer reviewers to check accessibility of code used in computational studies.
15 Apr
Thirty years of pursuit have failed to yield a drug to take on one of the deadliest families of cancer-causing proteins. Now some researchers are taking another shot.
As the venerable space telescope turns 25 this month, key scientists and engineers recount the highs and lows of its stellar career.
15 Apr
Twenty-five years after launch, the wild success of the space telescope argues for a new era of bold exploration in the face of tight budgets, says Mario Livio.
15 Apr
To get targeted treatments to more cancer patients pair genomic data with clinical data, and make the information widely accessible, urges Mark A. Rubin.
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