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 2018-01-20 06:40 

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Science in limbo as US government shuts down...

Grants are set to dry up, space launches could be delayed and some experiments could be ruined....

 2018-01-19 14:39 

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Simple blood test detects eight different kinds of cancer...

A simple blood test detects eight different kinds of cancer by looking for genetic mutations and proteins linked with tumours....

 2018-01-19 14:39 

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How museum work can combine research and public engagement...

Curation jobs are an ideal opportunity to showcase skills in collation and animation.Curatorial work provides an ideal opportunity to combine research with public engagement....

 2018-01-19 14:39 

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‘Dark matter’ DNA influences brain development...

'Dark matter' DNA influences brain development in mice...

 2018-01-19 14:39 

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Brexit vote didn’t spur quick exodus from UK universities...

The number of EU academics at British universities kept climbing in the year of the 'leave' vote....

 2018-01-19 14:39 

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China declared world’s largest producer of scientific articles...

Report shows increasing international competition, but suggests that United States remains a scientific powerhouse....

 2018-01-18 18:38 

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European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals...

European Parliament says 35% of energy should be renewable by 2030 — but target is not yet binding....

 2018-01-18 18:38 

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What a US government shutdown would mean for science...

The National Institutes of Health would stop processing grants, but astronauts in space would keep working....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Maths strikes a blow for democracy...

Republican politicians caught unfairly altering electoral districts thanks to computer algorithm....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Synthetic species made to shun sex with wild organisms...

Engineered organisms that cannot breed with wild counterparts could prevent transgenic plants from spreading genes to unmodified crops and weeds, and battle pests....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Make lighting healthier...

Artificial illumination can stop us sleeping and make us ill. We need fresh strategies and technologies, argues Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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The dark side of light: how artificial lighting is harming the natural world...

The world is lit at night like never before, and ecologists are assessing the damage....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Nature still battles nurture in the haunting world of social genomics...

Nathaniel Comfort lauds a sociologist's study of the problems built into genomics....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Science search engine links papers to grants and patents...

The Dimensions database enters a crowded market for scholarly tools....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Laws are not the only way to boost immunization...

The French government must mitigate the risks in its legal imposition of vaccinations by promoting more coherent and proactive vaccine policies....

 2018-01-17 18:16 

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Could baby’s first bacteria take root before birth?...

The womb was thought to be sterile, but some scientists argue that it's where the microbiome begins....

 2018-01-15 18:14 

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China enters the battle for AI talent...

The country's ambition to become the global leader in artificial intelligence will require a large, highly skilled workforce....

 2018-01-15 10:14 

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Calestous Juma (1953–2017)...

International-affairs scholar who championed science for African development....

 2018-01-15 10:14 

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Step aside CERN: There’s a cheaper way to break open physics...

How tabletop experiments could find evidence of new particles, offering a glimpse beyond the standard model....

 2018-01-15 10:14 

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Revamped collider hunts for cracks in the fundamental theory of physics...

Experiment smashes electrons into positrons to search for unseen particles and problems with overarching physics framework....

 2018-01-15 10:14 

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The Fields Medal should return to its roots...

Forgotten records of mathematics' best-known prize hold lessons for the future of the discipline, argues historian Michael Barany....

 2018-01-13 02:10 

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US immigration fight heightens legal limbo for young 'Dreamer' scientists...

Court temporarily revives protections for some unauthorized immigrants as Trump and Congress clash over policy reform....

 2018-01-12 14:09 

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NASA test proves pulsars can function as a celestial GPS...

Experiment shows how spacecraft could use stellar signals to navigate in deep space without human instruction....

 2018-01-12 14:09 

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Cells hack virus-like protein to communicate...

Viral remnants of mice and flies might have evolved into genes that let cells communicate....

 2018-01-12 14:09 

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‘Bat-nav’ reveals how the brain tracks other animals...

Neural mapping system, which tells an animal where it is, also monitors the position of others....

 2018-01-12 14:09 

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When sickness interrupts science...

How to balance a long-term illness and a research career....

 2018-01-12 02:11 

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University of Rochester president resigns as sexual-harassment probe ends...

Independent investigation supports university's handling of allegations against cognitive scientist Florian Jaeger, but finds some 'missteps'....

 2018-01-10 17:30 

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How to see a memory...

Every memory leaves its own imprint in the brain, and researchers are starting to work out what one looks like....

 2018-01-10 17:29 

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Chemists go green to make better blue jeans...

An environmentally friendly way to dye denim could usher in a long-overdue new fashion....

 2018-01-10 17:28 

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Protect the high seas from harm...

Discussions on a United Nations treaty to safeguard the open ocean offer an opportunity for scientists....

 2018-01-10 13:59 

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Funders should mandate open citations...

All publishers must make bibliographic references free to access, analyse and reuse, argues David Shotton....

 2018-01-10 13:56 

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When suffragists kicked open the lab door...

Elizabeth Bruton lauds a book tracing how women in wartime science blazed a path to the vote and beyond....

 2018-01-10 13:55 

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Silicon gains ground in quantum-computing race...

The manufacturing techniques behind classical computing are making their way into quantum devices....

 2018-01-10 13:50 

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Rising star appointed UK science minister...

Former investment banker Sam Gyimah replaces Jo Johnson in cabinet reshuffle....

 2018-01-10 13:45 

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Armadillo, hedgehog and rabbit genes reveal how pregnancy evolved...

Inflammation engulfs a fetus in its first days, but small changes to that attack enables the embryo to implant in the uterus....

 2018-01-10 13:43 

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Climate scientists unlock secrets of ‘blue carbon’...

Survey results could bolster efforts to monitor and protect marine ecosystems around the globe....

 2018-01-09 15:28 

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Dogma-breaking catalysis...

The catalysts conventionally used for industrially important hydrogenation reactions are expensive and generate toxic residues. Catalysts have now been reported that might lead to cheaper, less toxic alternatives....

 2018-01-09 15:28 

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Exoplanet science 2.0...

The study of life on and off Earth needs unified funding and a coherent plan, say Caleb Scharf, Debra Fischer and Victoria Meadows....

 2018-01-09 15:28 

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Rhino poachers prosecuted using DNA database...

Genetic information about African rhinos is leading to stiffer convictions....

 2018-01-08 23:27 

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How the immune system could stymie some CRISPR gene therapies...

Researchers hoping to treat diseases caused by genetic mutations may have toseek alternative enzymes....

 2018-01-05 19:24 

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Long-awaited US report charts course for studies of Earth from space...

Earth scientists recommend smaller, cheaper missions to maximize science returns over the next decade....

 2018-01-05 15:21 

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Germany vs Elsevier: universities win temporary journal access after refusing to pay fees...

Scientists in Germany can still read journals even though institutions there have not renewed their subscriptions....

 2018-01-05 15:21 

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Pathogens boosted by food additive...

Epidemic strains of the bacterium Clostridium difficile have now been found to grow on unusually low levels of the food additive trehalose, providing a possible explanation for C.difficile outbreaks since 2001....

 2018-01-05 15:21 

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Tooth scratches reveal new clues to pterosaur diets...

Analysis puts paid to theory that most prehistoric flying reptiles ate fish....

 2018-01-05 15:21 

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Indonesian scientists embrace preprint server...

The sites creators want to open up the country's science to a wider audience....

 2018-01-05 15:21 

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Scientific ballooning takes off...

Commercial providers open the market for new types of research flight....

 2018-01-04 15:20 

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A reboot for chronic fatigue syndrome research...

Research into this debilitating disease has a rocky past. Now scientists may finally be finding their footing....

 2018-01-03 19:19 

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The research hardware in your video-game system...

Motion sensors dont just drive gameplay. With the right software, they can scan dinosaur skulls, monitor glaciers and help robots to see....

 2018-01-03 19:19 

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Antarctic dinosaurs, fashion from fruit, NASA at 60 — hot tickets for 2018...

What the cultured scientist will see and do this year....

 2018-01-03 19:19 

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Deep learning sharpens views of cells and genes...

Neural networks are making biological images easier to process....

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