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High-energy cosmic rays come from outside our Galaxy

Jue, 09/21/2017 - 15:13

Giant observatory announces long-awaited result.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22655

Jellyfish caught snoozing give clues to origin of sleep

Jue, 09/21/2017 - 12:06

The brainless marine creatures are the simplest organisms known to seek slumber.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22654

United Kingdom sees dip in European research applications after Brexit vote

Jue, 09/21/2017 - 09:01

But overall data don't show a big impact on UK's involvement with European science.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22624

Fossilized poo reveals that vegetarian dinosaurs had a taste for crabs

Jue, 09/21/2017 - 09:01

Ancient crustaceans in dino dung from Utah illuminate herbivores’ broad diet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22649

CRISPR used to peer into human embryos' first days

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 14:38

Gene-edited embryos enable researchers to unpick role of a crucial gene, with more studies likely to follow.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22646

Snow leopards, ancient zero and Cassini’s big finish

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 11:37

The week in science: 15–21 September 2017.

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Sexual competition among ducks wreaks havoc on penis size

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 11:37

When forced to compete for mates, some birds develop longer penises and others almost nothing at all.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22648

Marine scientists allege Japan has blocked researchers from joining South Korean ship

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 11:37

Controversy over vessel's name may impede oceanographic collaboration.

Nature 549 318 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22621

How the Internet of cells has biologists buzzing

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 08:37

Networks of nanotubes may allow cells to share everything from infections and cancer to dementia-linked proteins.

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UK gender-equality scheme spreads across the world

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 08:37

The United States is set to trial a version that will also cover race and disability, while other countries have already embraced the voluntary rating system.

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Sharks can live a lot longer than researchers realized

Mié, 09/20/2017 - 05:34

Errors in past studies could undermine conservation plans.

Nature 549 316 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22626

Pair of deadly Mexico quakes puzzles scientists

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 20:27

Latest big tremor could be linked to major earthquake earlier this month.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22650

Jordan seeks to become an oasis of water-saving technology

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 20:27

As strains on the desert nation’s supply increase, scientists collaborate on projects to keep water flowing.

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'One-size-fits-all’ threshold for P values under fire

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:21

Scientists hit back at a proposal to make it tougher to call findings statistically significant.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22625

Faculty promotion must assess reproducibility

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:21

Research institutions should explicitly seek job candidates who can be frankly self-critical of their work, says Jeffrey Flier.

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Wallaby milk acts as a placenta for babies

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:21

Gene-expression analysis suggests that marsupial placentas take two different forms.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22587

Global fingerprints of sea-level rise revealed by satellites

Mar, 09/19/2017 - 11:21

Geological processes send more meltwater from glaciers and ice sheets to Earth's mid-latitudes.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22588

Researchers unite in quest for ‘standard model’ of the brain

Lun, 09/18/2017 - 20:02

Modelled on big physics projects, the International Brain Lab will bring together some of the world’s pre-eminent neuroscientists to probe a single behaviour.

Nature 549 319 doi: 10.1038/549319a

CRISPR reveals genetic master switches behind butterfly wing patterns

Lun, 09/18/2017 - 13:54

One gene draws the lines while a second fills in the colours.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22628

Limiting global warming to 1.5 °C may still be possible

Lun, 09/18/2017 - 10:47

Analysis suggests that researchers have underestimated how much carbon humanity can emit before reaching this level of warming.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22627