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Social scientists tell Congress: 'Don't cut our funding'

Sáb, 04/22/2017 - 09:28

Linguists, anthropologists and political scientists take to Capitol Hill to defend their research.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21801

Gearing up for the March for Science

Vie, 04/21/2017 - 12:02

Nature will cover marches from around the world on 22 April as people take to the streets in support of science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21853

Teaching load could put female scientists at career disadvantage

Vie, 04/21/2017 - 12:02

Male scientists in the United Kingdom report teaching less than their female counterparts, while women and minorities tend to feel disadvantaged in their careers.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21839

What all those scientists on Twitter are really doing

Jue, 04/20/2017 - 14:35

Analysis reveals that female researchers are over-represented on the social-media site and that mathematicians and life scientists are less likely to use it.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21873

Mining threatens Chinese fossil site that revealed planet's earliest animals

Jue, 04/20/2017 - 11:32

Protests sparked by the destruction of three key fossil-hunting areas result in a temporary halt of phosphate mining.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21869

Physicists excited by latest LHC anomaly

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 16:00

A series of odd findings have theorists hoping for new particles.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21865

Hungary's protests, coral bleaching and a neutrino anomaly

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 16:00

The week in science: 7–13 April 2017.

Nature 544 142 doi: 10.1038/544142a

DNA's secret weapon against knots and tangles

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

A simple process seems to explain how massive genomes stay organized. But no one can agree on what powers it.

Nature 544 284 doi: 10.1038/544284a

Young human blood makes old mice smarter

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

Mice treated with a protein from umbilical cord plasma improved their performance on memory tests.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21848

Saturn spacecraft begins science swan-song

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

NASA’s Cassini probe will go where no spacecraft has gone before — between a planet and its rings.

Nature 544 149 doi: 10.1038/544149a

Antarctica’s sleeping ice giant could wake soon

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 13:00

The massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet looks stable from above — but it’s a dangerously different story below.

Nature 544 152 doi: 10.1038/544152a

Fake-drug crackdown, tackling misconduct and Europa’s plumes

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 09:10

The week in science: 14–20 April 2017.

Nature 544 274 doi: 10.1038/544274a

Immigration crackdowns damage health — even for unborn children

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 09:10

The lasting effects of stress and fear of deportation are beginning to emerge.

Nature 544 148 doi: 10.1038/544148a

Drivers gear up for world’s first nanocar race

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 03:00

Chemists will navigate molecular wagons along a tiny golden track.

Nature 544 278 doi: 10.1038/544278a

Unravelling why shoelace knots fail

Mié, 04/19/2017 - 03:00

A better understanding of this pedestrian problem could lead to improved surgeons’ knots and fibres.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21815

Global coalition chips away at neglected tropical diseases

Mar, 04/18/2017 - 17:10

Partnerships see some success in eliminating illnesses, but challenges, such as access to treatments, remain.

Nature 544 281 doi: 10.1038/544281a

French-election fears unite scientists in defence of liberal democracy

Mar, 04/18/2017 - 10:50

Threat of a far-right president galvanizes researchers to put politics first.

Nature 544 277 doi: 10.1038/544277a

Republican scientists negotiate the Trump era

Mar, 04/18/2017 - 10:50

Conservative academics face a growing tension between their politics and the liberal atmosphere on many US campuses.

Nature 544 280 doi: 10.1038/544280a

How the March for Science splits researchers

Mar, 04/18/2017 - 10:50

Nature asked members of the scientific community whether or not they plan to march on 22 April — and why.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21847

Cutting collaborations will not put ‘America first’

Mar, 04/18/2017 - 10:50

Supporting scientists in the developing world is in the United States’ self-interest, argues Wasim Maziak.

Nature 544 139 doi: 10.1038/544139a