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Physicists shrink plans for next major collider

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 14:52

Large Hadron Collider’s failure to detect new particles beyond the Higgs has eroded the case for Japan’s proposed linear accelerator.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22983

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Skin regeneration with insights

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:04

A feat in stem-cell therapy highlights what can be achieved when basic and clinical research combine to advance biological understanding and treatment.

Nature 551 141 doi: 10.1038/551141a

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Four ethical priorities for neurotechnologies and AI

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:04

Artificial intelligence and brain–computer interfaces must respect and preserve people's privacy, identity, agency and equality, say Rafael Yuste, Sara Goering and colleagues.

Nature 551 159 doi: 10.1038/551159a

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Polar exploration: The forgotten journey

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:04

Huw Lewis-Jones revisits a pioneering, ill-fated expedition to map the Arctic.

Nature 551 166 doi: 10.1038/551166a

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Books in brief

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 14:04

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

Nature 551 167 doi: 10.1038/551167a

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UK government appoints next chief scientific adviser

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:58

A former pharmaceutical boss will help navigate the UK's exit from the European Union.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22956

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Rohingya refugees, Bulgarian protests and a prize for negative results

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:58

The week in science: 3–9 November 2017.

Nature 551 146 doi: 10.1038/551146a

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The catalogue that made metrics, and changed science

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 10:58

As new ways emerge to assess research, Alex Csiszar recalls how the first one transformed the practice and place of science in society.

Nature 551 163 doi: 10.1038/551163a

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Grant recipients can still give objective advice

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 06:44

The US environment agency should not ban researchers it funds from its advisory boards.

Nature 551 142 doi: 10.1038/551142a

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The bitter battle over the world’s most popular insecticides

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 06:44

As regulators consider a ban on neonicotinoids, debate rages over the harm they cause to bees.

Nature 551 156 doi: 10.1038/551156a

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Too many academics study the same people

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:33

Researchers should recognize communities that feel over-researched and under-rewarded.

Nature 551 141 doi: 10.1038/551141b

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Dark-matter hunt fails to find the elusive particles

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 03:33

Physicists begin to embrace alternative explanations for the missing material.

Nature 551 153 doi: 10.1038/551153a

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Indian scientists urged to speak out about pseudoscience

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:53

Cancelled astrology workshop prompts calls for researchers to be vigilant about stamping out unscientific beliefs.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22957

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Pirate paper website Sci-Hub dealt another blow by US courts

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:53

American Chemical Society wins lawsuit against the site, and could seek to block access to the portal in the United States.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22971

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Genetically modified apple reaches US stores, but will consumers bite?

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 11:53

Success for the ‘Arctic apple’ could herald a new wave of lab-grown foods.

Nature 551 149 doi: 10.1038/551149a

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Language patterns reveal body's hidden response to stress

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 17:26

Volunteers' use of certain words predicted stress-related changes in gene expression better than their self-reported feelings.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22964

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US government approves 'killer' mosquitoes to fight disease

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 11:47

US Environmental Protection Agency will allow release of insects in 20 states and Washington DC.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22959

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Energy researcher sues the US National Academy of Sciences for millions of dollars

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 18:28

Rare move stems from a conflict over two journal articles about renewable energy.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22944

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US government report says that climate change is real — and humans are to blame

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 15:12

Conclusions of climate-change science analysis are at odds with US President Donald Trump's policies.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22958

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Controversial chairman of US House science committee to retire

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 18:35

Representative Lamar Smith, a Republican from Texas, will not run for re-election in 2018.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22954

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