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2016: The year in science


Scientists weathered a turbulent year, from political upheavals to the direct detection of gravity waves. Nature highlights the people, events and discoveries that made a difference in 2016. Read More

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Swiss scientists to regain full access to EU research programmes

21 December 2016

Political compromise settles immigration row that could have severed Swiss–EU research agreements. Read More


'Gene drive' moratorium shot down at UN biodiversity meeting

21 December 2016

Freeze on genetic technology would have been a disaster, say scientists, but activists plan to renew the fight. Read More


Ice-age paintings, eczema drug and a Principia first edition

21 December 2016

The week in science: 16–22 December 2016. Read More

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Peaceful European Union starts to fund military research

21 December 2016

Shift in focus comes in response to a changing world order and the threat of terrorism. Read More


Wolf transplant could reset iconic island study

20 December 2016

US government proposes introducing wolves to Isle Royale as population dwindles. Read More


Why humans develop sex cells as embryos — but corals don't

20 December 2016

Drive to preserve mitochondrial quality might explain why organisms develop sex cells at different stages of development. Read More


US Earth scientists plan for uncertain future under Trump

20 December 2016

Concerned by president-elect's choice of advisers, researchers take steps to defend their fields. Read More


Swiss survey highlights potential flaws in animal studies

20 December 2016

Poor experimental design and statistical analysis could contribute to widespread problems in reproducing preclinical animal experiments. Read More


World Health Organization rethinks its response to disease outbreaks

20 December 2016

Programme aims to prevent crises similar to the recent Ebola epidemic. Read More


How Woody Guthrie can help us fight for science

20 December 2016

After the election of Donald Trump, Jacqueline M. Vadjunec offers a message of resistance and hope from deep within the US Bible Belt. Read More


Nature's 2016 news quiz: Nobel bakery, gravitational waves and a daring rescue mission

19 December 2016

Have you been paying attention to the science news this year? Read More


Ephemeral antimatter atoms pinned down in milestone laser test

19 December 2016

Ability to do spectroscopy on antihydrogen may provide new test of fundamental physics. Read More


US drug approvals plummet in 2016

19 December 2016

Data highlight a slow year for the US Food and Drug Administration. Read More


Nature's 10

19 December 2016

Ten people who mattered this year. Read More


Boost your career prospects in 2017

19 December 2016

Looking for a new challenge in the new year? Find sage advice and practical tips in this collection of careers content. Read More


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