Nature News & Comment
The week in science: 13–19 October 2017.
Nature 550 306 doi: 10.1038/550306a
Ian Goldin calls on scientists to help society to weather the disruptive transformations afoot.
Nature 550 327 doi: 10.1038/550327a
As an ambitious project to map all the cells in the human body gets officially under way, Aviv Regev, Sarah Teichmann and colleagues outline some key challenges.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/550451a
Controversial policy means mainstream media are starting to rival rigorous academic publications in some universities in China.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22822
US-registered Central European University faces another year of uncertainty over whether it can continue to operate in Hungary.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22855
Metrologists are poised to change how scientists measure the Universe.
Nature 550 312 doi: 10.1038/550312a
Global comparisons of previous social and economic upheavals suggest that what is to come depends on where you are now, argues Robert C. Allen.
Nature 550 321 doi: 10.1038/550321a
Source may be dust shed by planet’s iconic rings, according to data from NASA's doomed Cassini probe.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22838
Practices such as poaching and illegal logging are concentrated near inhabited areas and along rivers, study finds.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22830
Concern mounts over budget cuts and other changes that undermine basic science.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/550310a
As artificial intelligence puts many out of work, we must forge new economic, social and educational systems, argues Yuval Noah Harari.
Nature 550 324 doi: 10.1038/550324a
Brian C. Martinson imagines how rationing the number of publications a scientist could put out might improve the scientific literature.
Nature 550 303 doi: 10.1038/550303a
The world’s latest carbon-monitoring satellite has advanced our understanding of how the planet functions. US politicians should take note.
Nature 550 301 doi: 10.1038/550301a
Stellar collision confirms theoretical predictions about the periodic table.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/550309a
Seeing cosmic events is one thing, but what if you could hear them and taste them, too?
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22828
Climate change makes land management more urgent than ever, says Kathie Dello.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22821
Therapy that targets disease-causing mutations could become the first of its kind approved for use in the United States.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22819
Post-Brexit plans to relocate the European Medicines Agency could trigger severe staff losses, its head has warned.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22817
Guido Rasi says that ensuring the safety of drugs could be compromised.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22818
Evolutionary differences blamed for squeezing out female researchers.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22820
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