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 2021-04-21 17:50 

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African forest maps reveal areas vulnerable to the effects of climate change...

Analysis of tree data reveals rainforest vulnerabilities....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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Life in a carbon dioxide world...

Mechanism used by microbes to reverse the tricarboxylic acid cycle found....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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The future costs of methane emissions...

Estimates of the social cost of climate change caused by methane....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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Lipid dismantling of lens organelles for clear vision...

Phospholipase enzyme holds the key to organelle destruction in the lens....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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COVID vaccines and kids: five questions as trials begin...

As the first clinical trials in young children start, here's what scientists want to know....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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High-entropy ejecta plumes in Cassiopeia A from neutrino-driven convection...

The abundances of stable Ti and Cr relative to Fe observed in the Cassiopeia A core-collapse supernova remnant reveal that Ti and Cr must have formed in neutrino-driven plumes that helped to drive the explosion....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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Africa’s vaccines revolution must have research at its core...

It's an injustice that Africa has to import 99% of its vaccines. COVID has sparked a push for change — and researchers have a crucial role....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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Large-scale origami locks into place under pressure...

Metre-scale folded structures that inflate into fixed 3D shapes....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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Three million COVID deaths is a grim milestone...

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken too many lives, and has set back efforts to tackle other infectious diseases....

 2021-04-21 17:50 

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All-sky dynamical response of the Galactic halo to the Large Magellanic Cloud...

The detection of structure in the distribution of giant stars in the outer Galactic halo shows the substantial global impact of the Magellanic clouds on our Galaxy....

 2021-04-21 13:48 

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Flying a helicopter on Mars: NASA's Ingenuity...

First powered flight on another planet opens the door for a new era of exploration...

 2021-04-21 13:48 

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How COVID hurt the fight against other dangerous diseases...

Campaigns to battle tuberculosis, measles and polio have all been set back....

 2021-04-20 13:48 

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‘The damage is total’: fire rips through historic South African library and plant collection...

University of Cape Town risks losing 'irreplaceable' historical material on anthropology, ecology and politics....

 2021-04-19 17:47 

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Lift off! First flight on Mars launches new way to explore worlds...

NASA's Ingenuity helicopter successfully hovered for 40 seconds in Mars's thin atmosphere....

 2021-04-17 13:46 

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COVID vaccines and blood clots: five key questions...

As safety concerns delay the use of two COVID-19 vaccines, Nature looks at the questions that scientists want answered....

 2021-04-17 13:46 

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NIH reverses Trump-era restrictions on fetal-tissue research...

The US National Institutes of Health will remove limits on government scientists and cancel a controversial grant-reviewing ethics panel....

 2021-04-16 13:46 

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How many T. rex ever existed? Calculation of dinosaur’s abundance offers an answer...

Scientists use geographic range and body mass to establish how unlikely it was for the 'tyrant lizard king' to fossilize....

 2021-04-15 17:46 

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First monkey–human embryos reignite debate over hybrid animals...

The chimaeras lived up to 19 days — but some scientists question the need for such research....

 2021-04-15 13:46 

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Coronavirus variants: what viral mutants mean for the pandemic...

As COVID variants cause growing concern, we look to the science and ask what you need to know...

 2021-04-14 17:45 

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A quantum magnetic analogue to the critical point of water...

The pressure dependence and magnetic field dependence of the specific heat of a quantum magnet, SrCu2(BO3)2, demonstrate that its phase diagram contains a line of first-order transitions terminating at a critical point, in analogy with water....

 2021-04-14 17:45 

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Non-reciprocal phase transitions...

A theoretical study of non-reciprocity in collective phenomena reveals the emergence of time-dependent phases heralded by exceptional points in contexts ranging from synchronization and flocking to pattern formation....

 2021-04-14 17:45 

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An exceptional view of phase transitions in non-equilibrium systems...

How broken symmetry can be restored in non-reciprocal system....

 2021-04-14 17:45 

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The United States can help the IMF to rethink how it lends...

The funding powerhouse should encourage the International Monetary Fund to prioritize research into sustainable development....

 2021-04-14 17:45 

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Funders, now is the time to invest big in COVID drugs...

Vaccine development has been a resounding success. But the medicine cabinet should have been better stocked....

 2021-04-14 13:45 

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The race for antiviral drugs to beat COVID — and the next pandemic...

Despite dire warnings, a stockpile of ready compounds to fight viral pandemics was sorely lacking. Can drugmakers finally do the right thing?...

 2021-04-12 17:44 

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Quantum computing’s reproducibility crisis: Majorana fermions...

The controversy over Majorana particles is eroding confidence in the field. More accountability and openness are needed — from authors, reviewers and journal editors....

 2021-04-10 09:43 

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How could a COVID vaccine cause blood clots? Scientists race to investigate...

Researchers are searching for possible links between unusual clotting and the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine....

 2021-04-08 17:43 

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A guide to Plan S: the open-access initiative shaking up science publishing...

The push to remove journal paywalls officially started this year. Here's how it works....

 2021-04-07 17:43 

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Five carbon- and nitrogen-bearing species in a hot giant planet’s atmosphere...

The signatures of water, carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide, methane, ammonia and acetylene are observed in the transmission spectrum of the hot Jupiter HD 209458b, with abundance ratios suggesting a super-solar carbon-to-oxygen ratio....

 2021-04-07 17:43 

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The world must learn from COVID before diving into a pandemic treaty...

A treaty might help countries to prepare for the next pandemic — but first they must study what went wrong during this one....

 2021-04-07 17:43 

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Less is more: Why our brains struggle to subtract...

Experiments show that people default to adding as a solution in various situations...

 2021-04-07 17:43 

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Genetic therapies offer new hope against incurable brain diseases...

A class of drugs that silence the effects of faulty genes could help tackle brain diseases — but a halted clinical trial has brought the field up short....

 2021-04-07 17:43 

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Am I arguing with a machine? AI debaters highlight need for transparency...

With artificial intelligence starting to take part in debates with humans, more oversight is needed to avoid manipulation and harm....

 2021-04-07 17:42 

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Is the standard model broken? Physicists cheer major muon result...

The muon's magnetic moment is larger than expected — a hint that new elementary particles are waiting to be discovered....

 2021-04-07 17:42 

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Adding is favoured over subtracting in problem solving...

People tend to solve problems by adding features....

 2021-04-07 17:42 

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Demonstration of the trapped-ion quantum CCD computer architecture...

The quantum charge-coupled device architecture is demonstrated, with its various elements integrated into a programmable trapped-ion quantum computer and performing simple quantum operations with state-of-the-art levels of error....

 2021-04-04 05:41 

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 2021-04-01 17:40 

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Why is it so hard to investigate the rare side effects of COVID vaccines?...

For the vast majority of people, COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective. But further research is needed to understand the causes of rare adverse events....

 2021-04-01 09:40 

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Antimatter cooled with lasers for the first time...

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 01 April 2021...

 2021-04-01 09:40 

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What’s next in the search for COVID’s origins...

Scientists say that a WHO report was a reasonable start given the available evidence, but there are many questions yet to be answered....

 2021-04-01 09:40 

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Do you obey public-access mandates? Google Scholar is watching...

Search-engine co-founder Anurag Acharya explains why it now tells authors when their papers should be made free to read....

 2021-03-31 17:40 

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Antimatter cooled by laser light...

A step towards ultra-precise measurements of antihydrogen....

 2021-03-31 17:40 

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Flavour Hund’s coupling, Chern gaps and charge diffusivity in moiré graphene...

Chemical potential measurements in twisted bilayer graphene reveal the importance of Coulomb repulsion and exchange interactions in the symmetry-broken ground state, and provide the charge diffusivity in the strange-metal regime....

 2021-03-31 17:39 

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Net-zero carbon pledges must be meaningful to avert climate disaster...

More countries are pledging to achieve carbon neutrality. They must now show how they plan to do this....

 2021-03-31 17:39 

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It’s time to consider a patent reprieve for COVID vaccines...

The pandemic is not a competition between companies and will not end without more-equal distribution of coronavirus vaccines....

 2021-03-31 17:39 

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Laser cooling of antihydrogen atoms...

The successful laser cooling of trapped antihydrogen, the antimatter atom formed by an antiproton and a positron (anti-electron), is reported....

 2021-03-30 17:39 

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Why indoor spaces are still prime COVID hotspots...

Risks shoot up when virus particles accumulate in buildings, but it's not clear how best to improve ventilation....

 2021-03-30 17:39 

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WHO report into COVID pandemic origins zeroes in on animal markets...

Scientists say the conclusions make sense but note that supporters of the lab-leak theory are unlikely to be satisfied....

 2021-03-29 09:38 

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Scandal over COVID vaccine trial at Peruvian universities spurs outrage...

Researchers gave shots to politicians and family members, violating trial regulations — and damaging public trust....

 2021-03-25 21:36 

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Latest results put Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID vaccine back on track...

Scientists hope near-final clinical trial results showing 76% efficacy will quell doubts about the vaccine, after a tumultuous week....

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