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 2018-07-20 08:56 

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A record-breaking microscope...

An electron microscope has been developed that produces images at higher resolution than conventional approaches can achieve, and is suitable for studying fragile materials that can be damaged by electron beams....

 2018-07-20 08:56 

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Humans are altering seasonal climate cycles worldwide...

Nearly four decades of global temperature data collected by satellites reveal the atmospheric fingerprint of climate change....

 2018-07-19 17:02 

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3D image reveals hidden neurons in fruit-fly brain...

Researchers hope the data will speed the understanding of how the brain affects behaviour....

 2018-07-19 12:56 

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Dutch publishing giant cuts off researchers in Germany and Sweden...

Negotiations with Elsevier have stalled over open-access deals....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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Leaky pipeline for women scientists dries up after they win first big grant...

Once female scientists win a first US National Institutes of Health grant, their careers last as long as those of men....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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Track the fate of postdocs to help the next generation of scientists...

Data on the career paths of young researchers would help to guide the 'lost generation'....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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Why organizing a scientific conference can produce huge benefits...

Convening a colloquium can help you to build your network and expand your teamwork skills....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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Death-defying NASA mission will make humanity’s closest approach to the Sun...

The Parker Solar Probe will dive into the sizzling solar corona to explore its mysteries....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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AI can be sexist and racist — it’s time to make it fair...

Computer scientists must identify sources of bias, de-bias training data and develop artificial-intelligence algorithms that are robust to skews in the data....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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US national parks have just as much air pollution as major cities...

Study finds that the air in areas such as Yosemite National Park isn't as pristine as it seems....

 2018-07-18 20:55 

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How retirement can give your career a new lease of life...

Scientists who step back from full-time work can find plenty of ways to remain active in their research field....

 2018-07-17 16:53 

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Jupiter has 10 more moons we didn't know about — and they're weird...

The planet now has 79 known moons, including a tiny oddball on a collision course with its neighbours....

 2018-07-16 18:39 

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CRISPR gene editing produces unwanted DNA deletions...

DNA-cutting enzyme used for genetic modification can create large deletions and shuffle genes....

 2018-07-16 18:34 

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Gene therapy in mouse fetuses treats deadly disease...

The method could minimize damage from disease if a condition is diagnosed in utero....

 2018-07-16 18:33 

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China expands surveillance of sewage to police illegal drug use...

Privacy concerns and cultural differences make some researchers sceptical that the method could work in other countries....

 2018-07-16 17:22 

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High-quality genomes reveal new differences between the great apes...

High-quality genome sequences for some of the great apes have been assembled using state-of-the-art sequencing tools. The assemblies provide an unbiased comparison between humans and their closest evolutionary relatives....

 2018-07-14 00:10 

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South Africa celebrates completion of gigantic, super-sensitive telescope...

MeerKAT has drawn astronomers, engineers and data scientists from around the world....

 2018-07-14 00:10 

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Science journals end open-access trial with Gates Foundation...

Pilot experiment has seen 26 papers published under open-access terms so far....

 2018-07-13 12:09 

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100 bats and a long, dark tunnel: one neuroscientist’s quest to unlock the secrets of 3D navigation...

How does the brain know where it is? Nachum Ulanovsky hopes his flying friends can help him find the answer....

 2018-07-13 12:09 

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Deforestation ticks up in Brazil's savannah...

Scientists raise alarm about the ongoing threat to the native savannah ecosystem bordering the Amazon rainforest....

 2018-07-12 20:09 

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Science under siege: behind the scenes at Trump’s troubled environment agency...

Uncertainty, hostility and irrelevance are now part of daily life for scientists at the US Environmental Protection Agency....

 2018-07-12 16:09 

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Single subatomic particle illuminates mysterious origins of cosmic rays...

When a subatomic particle from space streaked through Antarctica last September, astrophysicists raced to find the source....

 2018-07-12 12:10 

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Foreign-researcher figures stress need for immigration reform before Brexit...

EU researchers would overwhelm existing visa system and should retain special access to the United Kingdom, say science organizations....

 2018-07-12 12:10 

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From artists to scientists, anyone can have a successful streak at any time...

Science offers renewed hope for those still waiting for their moment in the spotlight....

 2018-07-11 18:32 

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Tools from China are oldest hint of human lineage outside Africa...

2.1-million-year-old stone tools suggest hominins reached East Asia much earlier than thought....

 2018-07-11 18:31 

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The right diet can boost potency of cancer drugs...

Consuming the right foods can tweak a tumour's metabolism, making chemotherapy more effective....

 2018-07-11 18:31 

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Greedy rats take a bite out of coral reefs...

Rodents' taste for guano sets off chain reaction that can starve marine ecosystems....

 2018-07-11 18:31 

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Software beats animal tests at predicting toxicity of chemicals...

Machine learning on mountain of safety data improves automated assessments....

 2018-07-11 18:30 

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Grand challenges in humanitarian aid...

Fund and study these priorities for natural and social sciences to meet a gaping need....

 2018-07-11 14:10 

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UK universities fall short on reporting misconduct investigations...

Parliamentary inquiry recommends creation of research integrity committee....

 2018-07-11 10:13 

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Chinese researchers to get more autonomy over lab spending...

Revised rules are designed to help researchersfocus on their work and compete with their counterparts globally....

 2018-07-11 10:13 

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Top medical journal retracts papers by disgraced trachea surgeon...

The Lancet withdraws articles after Karolinska Institute investigation that found Paolo Macchiarini responsible for misconduct....

 2018-07-11 02:08 

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Coming soon to a lab near you? Genetically modified cannabis...

Scientists might be able to draw from new sources of cannabis compounds for research....

 2018-07-10 18:08 

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No place for bullies in science...

High-profile allegations of bullying at a German research institute highlight the need for better systems to protect young scientists....

 2018-07-10 14:08 

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How to start a lab when funds are tight...

Create a champagne set-up on a beer budget...

 2018-07-10 14:08 

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Germany’s prestigious Max Planck Society investigates new allegations of abuse...

Anonymous survey carried out in response to a news article reveals fresh accusations of bullying and harassment at astrophysics institute....

 2018-07-10 14:08 

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Advance the ecosystem approach in cities...

To make cities better for people and the planet, the approach must become more systemic and pragmatic, and include the global south....

 2018-07-09 18:08 

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Hunt for dark matter turns to ancient minerals...

Kilometres beneath Earth's surface, some minerals could bear the scars of collisions with dark matter....

 2018-07-09 14:09 

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Lab heads should learn to talk about racism...

Senior academics must step up and take the lead in discussing intolerance, says Devang Mehta....

 2018-07-09 14:09 

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Controversial CRISPR ‘gene drives’ tested in mammals for the first time...

Experiments in mice suggest that the technology has a long way to go before being used for pest control in the wild....

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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Speaking in code: how to program by voice...

Some computer scientists turn to voice-command tools to avoid the pain of typing....

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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The Flint water crisis: how citizen scientists exposed poisonous politics...

Mark Peplow extols two books on broken pipes and promises in Michigan....

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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Cape Town’s drought: don’t blame climate change...

People, politics and poor planning are behind most urban water shortages, argues Mike Muller....

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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Speciation far from the madding crowd...

New species of marine fishes are found to emerge at a faster rate in high-latitude oceans, which have lower densities of species, than in the species-rich tropics. Are the tropics too crowded for new species to take hold?...

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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Harness the power of groups to beat the ‘PhD blues’...

Doctoral students can use writing meet-ups to overcome isolation and depression — and boost their motivation....

 2018-07-06 10:06 

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Use of ‘smart drugs’ on the rise...

European nations see biggest increases in use of stimulants such as Ritalin by people seeking brain-boosting effects....

 2018-07-06 02:06 

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Embattled head of US environment agency resigns...

Scott Pruitt provoked controversy over his policies at the Environmental Protection Agency....

 2018-07-05 22:05 

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Contagious cancer could have wiped out America's first dogs...

Ancient-genome study finds that indigenous dogs in North and South America split from other domestic canines around 15,000 years ago....

 2018-07-05 22:05 

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Astronauts, atmospheres and axolotls — June’s best science images...

The month's sharpest science shots — selected by Nature's photo team....

 2018-07-04 18:01 

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Hybrid white-rhino embryos created in last-ditch effort to stop extinction...

DNA of northern white rhino — of which only two remain — mixed with that of close subspecies in a bid towards growing population using surrogates....

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