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 2018-06-23 00:27 

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US–Chinese trade war puts scientists in the cross hairs...

Trump puts tariffs on Chinese technology and China retaliates with taxes on US chemicals....

 2018-06-22 12:26 

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Mars storm, AI ethics and the LHC’s big upgrade...

The week in science: 1521 June 2018....

 2018-06-22 12:26 

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Silica nanograins form perfect 12-sided cages...

Researchers have created and imaged a self-assembling silica dodecahedron....

 2018-06-21 20:25 

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Ancient gibbon from Chinese tomb may be first ape to go extinct since the Ice Age...

The 2,200-year-old skull is unlike those of modern gibbons, but some scientists are unsure it's a new species....

 2018-06-21 20:25 

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Methane leaks from US gas fields dwarf government estimates...

Latest study suggests that emissions of the potent greenhouse gas could be coming from faulty equipment....

 2018-06-21 16:36 

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Genetically modified bacteria enlisted in fight against disease...

Engineered strains of E. coli and other microbes are being tested in humans to combat a slew of illnesses....

 2018-06-20 21:33 

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Podcast: Pancreatic cancer, silica cages, and AI bias...

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 21 June 2018...

 2018-06-20 21:33 

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Four principles to make evidence synthesis more useful for policy...

Reward the creation of analyses for policymakers that are inclusive, rigorous, transparent and accessible....

 2018-06-20 21:32 

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Migrants and refugees are good for economies...

Analysis of 30 years of data from Western Europe refutes suggestions that asylum seekers pose a financial burden....

 2018-06-20 13:32 

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Nature’s under-representation of women...

Women continue to form too small a proportion of this journal's authors and referees....

 2018-06-20 09:35 

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Bias detectives: the researchers striving to make algorithms fair...

As machine learning infiltrates society, scientists are trying to help ward off injustice....

 2018-06-19 17:27 

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Maria Mitchell at 200: a pioneering astronomer who fought for women in science...

Richard Holmes celebrates Mitchell's pedagogic fire and salty opinions on the bicentenary of her birth....

 2018-06-19 13:29 

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How will you judge me if not by impact factor?...

Stop saying that publication metrics don't matter, and tell early-career researchers what does, says John Tregoning....

 2018-06-19 13:29 

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Curbing opioid addiction needs more than new drugs...

Plans by the National Institutes of Health to tackle a drug epidemic in the United States can treat only the symptoms, not the cause....

 2018-06-19 13:29 

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New human gene tally reignites debate...

Some fifteen years after the human genome was sequenced, researchers still can't agree on how many genes it contains....

 2018-06-19 09:27 

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How a hobby can boost researchers’ productivity and creativity...

A regular pastime can ease mental stress, improve worklife balance and help scientists to reach innovative solutions in their work....

 2018-06-19 09:27 

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A molecular signature for social isolation identified in the brain...

Extended social isolation causes debilitating effects in social mammals such as humans. A study in mice shows that the gene Tac2 is upregulated throughout the brains of socially isolated animals, driving massive behavioural changes....

 2018-06-15 20:29 

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Cancer researchers target the dormant cells that seed tumours...

Different approach to treatment zeroes in on the silent cells that break off of tumours — and aims to keep them asleep....

 2018-06-15 20:29 

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Controversial alcohol study cancelled by US health agency...

An investigation by the US National Institutes of Health finds missteps that put the industry-funded project's credibility in doubt....

 2018-06-15 16:33 

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Microsoft’s purchase of GitHub leaves some scientists uneasy...

They fear the data-sharing website will become less open, but other researchers say the buyout could make GitHub more useful....

 2018-06-15 16:32 

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Asteroid battle: Tech entrepreneur doubles down on critique of NASA mission...

Nathan Myhrvold argues that the scientific approach of the landmark NEOWISE space-rock mission is deeply flawed....

 2018-06-14 20:28 

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Mammals turn to night life to avoid people...

From possums to elephants, animals tend to avoid times of the day when people are out and about....

 2018-06-13 20:26 

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Watch this shape-shifting magnetic material catch a ball on command...

Printable iron-laced substance is programmed by computer to make precise, rapid movements....

 2018-06-13 20:26 

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World Cup ban on radioactive chemicals frustrates Russian biochemistry labs...

The restrictions exacerbate what is already a difficult situation for Russian biochemists....

 2018-06-13 20:26 

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The battle behind the periodic table’s latest additions...

Four new elements were added in 2015 with great fanfare — but some researchers complain the announcement was premature....

 2018-06-13 20:26 

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Massive Martian dust storm endangers NASA rover...

Fifteen-year-old Opportunity rover enters low-power mode in attempt to survive extreme tempest....

 2018-06-13 20:26 

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Podcast: Baobab tree death, zebrafish stem cells, and ice in Antarctica...

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 14 June 2018...

 2018-06-12 20:25 

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FARC and the forest: Peace is destroying Colombia’s jungle — and opening it to science...

As loggers and miners move into previously inaccessible regions, researchers are pooling knowledge about the country's ecosystems....

 2018-06-12 16:26 

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Sexual harassment is rife in the sciences, finds landmark US study...

Existing policies to address the issue are ineffective, concludes a long-awaited report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine....

 2018-06-12 16:26 

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Prominent biologist resigns from top US institute after harassment allegations...

Inder Verma steps down from Salk Institute before investigation into accusations concludes....

 2018-06-12 16:25 

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Africa’s majestic baobab trees are mysteriously dying...

Changing climate might be to blame for the deaths of many of the oldest specimens....

 2018-06-11 20:23 

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Why a new lab can be a valuable destination for postdocs and graduate students...

Space, freedom and the opportunity to establish one's own system are among the highlights for junior researchers....

 2018-06-11 20:22 

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Advanced Ebola tests confront Africa's latest outbreak...

Health workers battling Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo can diagnose the virus in hours, instead of days....

 2018-06-11 16:20 

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Faecal transplants could help preserve vulnerable species...

New gut bacteria can expand the diet of animals like koalas and rhinoceroses....

 2018-06-11 12:20 

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Enzymes can adapt to cold by wiggling regions far from their active site...

Mutations introduced far from the active site of an enzyme can cause local unfolding that increases enzyme activity. This finding suggests how organisms that live in the cold can speed up biochemical reactions....

 2018-06-11 12:20 

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The artist who walked on the Moon: Alan Bean...

Richard Taylor pays tribute to the Apollo astronaut who beautifully meshed science and art....

 2018-06-11 12:20 

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China introduces sweeping reforms to crack down on academic misconduct...

Blacklist of 'poor quality' journals and a government agency to police misconduct form included in the initiative....

 2018-06-08 16:17 

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EU to world: join our €100-billion research programme...

European Commission's next seven-year science-funding scheme — itsthe biggest ever — will allow any country to join for a price....

 2018-06-08 08:16 

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Honeybees can count to zero...

Insects join a limited list of animals that grasp the idea of nothing....

 2018-06-07 16:16 

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North Korean disarmament: build technology and trust...

Researchers must improve ways to verify weapons declarations and collaborate on nuclear power, argues R. Scott Kemp....

 2018-06-07 16:16 

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Sucking carbon dioxide from air is cheaper than scientists thought...

Estimated cost of geoengineering technology to fight climate change has plunged since a 2011 analysis....

 2018-06-07 16:16 

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Fur seals can go weeks without REM sleep...

Animals switch off need for restorative sleep phase while at sea without experiencing any apparent ill effects....

 2018-06-07 12:20 

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Pandemics: spend on surveillance, not prediction...

Trust is undermined when scientists make overblown promises about disease prevention, warn Edward C. Holmes, Andrew Rambaut and Kristian G. Andersen....

 2018-06-07 12:19 

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Tropical cyclones are becoming sluggish...

The speed at which tropical cyclones travel has slowed globally in the past seven decades, especially over some coastlines. This effect can compound flooding by increasing regional total rainfall from storms....

 2018-06-07 12:19 

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Podcast: Magnetic animal migration, cold enzymes, and mouse memory...

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 07 June 2018...

 2018-06-07 12:18 

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AI researchers should help with some military work...

The ethical choice for Google's artificial-intelligence engineers is to engage in select national-security projects, not to shun them all, says Gregory C. Allen....

 2018-06-06 19:34 

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Hurricanes slow their roll around the world...

Storms' slowdown means more rain, and potentially more damage, for populated areas....

 2018-06-06 19:34 

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Science benefits from diversity...

Improving the participation of under-represented groups is not just fairer — it could produce better research....

 2018-06-06 19:34 

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Big data little help in megafauna mysteries...

Too many meta-analyses of extinctions of giant kangaroos or huge sloths usedata that are poor or poorly understood, warn Gilbert J. Price and colleagues....

 2018-06-06 11:34 

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What does it take to make an institution more diverse?...

Six researchers share their ideas for improving representation....

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