Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Nature News highlights: 26 July 2011

  26 July 2011    

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Nature Insight: Dynamics of the cell
This Insight explores some of the most exciting developments in cell biology, including how cells interpret mechanical forces, how RNA and protein can move between the nucleus and cytoplasm, how one molecule can affect the phenotype and how molecular 'chaperones' assist in the crucial process of protein folding.
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  • Featured  

Special: Space Shuttle - Triumph and tragedy


Atlantis has returned from its final mission, marking the end of NASA's shuttle programme. In this special section, Nature looks back at the shuttle's history, and considers an uncertain future for human space flight.

WATCH Nature's truly awesome video retrospective of every one of the shuttle's 135 missions. Read More


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  • Latest News  

Transparent battery powers the way to translucent devices  

25 July 2011

Researchers fabricate electrodes that are too small to see. Read More


Climate change ignites wildfire fears for Yellowstone  

25 July 2011

Increased temperatures could bring large blazes every year from the middle of this century. Read More


Hint of Higgs, but little more  

25 July 2011

No signs of exotic new physics have yet emerged from Europe's giant particle accelerator. Read More

  • More Stories  

Iranian AIDS doctors continued work behind bars

25 July 2011

Brothers still unsure of why they were imprisoned. Read More


Coral genomes could aid reef conservation

24 July 2011

Sequences of two species shed light on corals' response to stress and disease. Read More


Asymmetric quarks defy standard model of physics

23 July 2011

Particle collisions hint at existence of undiscovered gluon. Read More


Bomb-blast brain injuries explained

22 July 2011

Researchers identify protein pathway involved in traumatic brain injury. Read More


Collider sees tantalizing hint of Higgs

22 July 2011

Excess events suggest LHC is homing in on elusive particle. Read More


Alzheimer's disease genes aid the search for preventive drugs

22 July 2011

Proposed trials of candidate drugs before symptoms appear offer hope of more effective treatments. Read More


Exercise to the people

22 July 2011

Research into physical activity helps drive government policy in Brazil. Read More


Regulations proposed for animal?human chimaeras

21 July 2011

UK lays out first framework to govern ethically sensitive research field. Read More

  • News blog  

Read up to the minute coverage of research and science policy.

Assassination of Iranian scientist sparks rumours, but few answers
Oscar Wilde, Napoleon's toothbrush, tabloid tales, a medal for bravery and a man on a donkey
HEP-2011: A whiff of Higgs at the Tevatron?
Report calls for better ecological data management by US agencies
Canada releases tar sands monitoring plan
Proposal heralds new era in human subject protections
Agriculture network approves $1 billion research programmes
Mars rover headed to Gale Crater
Trial postponed for Iranian physics student accused of spying
Space Shuttle: The complete missions

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