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Books in brief

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:55

Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week's best science picks.

Nature 549 455 doi: 10.1038/549455a

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Public health: Design for living

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:55

Judith Glynn takes in a show that probes the nexus of graphic art, behaviour and public health.

Nature 549 456 doi: 10.1038/549456a

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The console

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:55

Something to remember.

Nature 549 558 doi: 10.1038/549558a

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Wikipedia shapes language in science papers

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:55

Experiment traces how online encyclopaedia influences research write-ups.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22656

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Roads are slicing up giant pandas' habitat

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:48

Panda populations are rising, but the species has less living space today than three decades ago.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22658

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Don’t let disaster recovery perpetuate injustice

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:48

Poor and minority communities already bear the brunt of natural catastrophes. Rebuilding efforts must not increase disparities, warns Benjamin K. Sovacool.

Nature 549 433 doi: 10.1038/549433a

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A quantum pioneer unlocks matter’s hidden secrets

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 05:47

Physicist Gil Lonzarich has sparked a revolution in the study of phase transitions driven by quantum fluctuations.

Nature 549 448 doi: 10.1038/549448a

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Scientists see opportunity and risks in Catalan independence

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 02:44

The upcoming referendum is unsettling researchers.

Nature 549 432 doi: 10.1038/549432b

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Giant, tree-dwelling rat discovered in Solomon Islands

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 23:31

But elusive coconut-cracking rodent may already be close to extinction.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22684

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