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Growth spurts may determine a lamprey's sex

29 March 2017

The parasitic fish could be the first case of growth-dependent sex determination. Read More


Brexit triggered, preprint push and a stem-cell first

29 March 2017

The week in science: 24–30 March 2017. Read More


How giant marine reptiles terrorized the ancient seas

29 March 2017

Ichthyosaurs were some of the largest and most mysterious predators to ever prowl the oceans. Now they are giving up their secrets. Read More

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Battle between quantum and thermodynamic laws heats up

29 March 2017

Physicists try to rebuild the laws of heat and energy for processes at a quantum scale. Read More


Brexit must preserve advisory networks

29 March 2017

Policymakers in charge of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union have a duty to maintain benefits of collaboration, says James Wilsdon. Read More


How Brexit is changing the lives of eight researchers

29 March 2017

The months between the Brexit vote and this week's triggering of Article 50 have been a turbulent time for scientists — and things show no sign of calming. Read More


Rare sighting reveals deep-sea octopus's unusual breakfast

28 March 2017

Video confirms the cephalopod feeds on gelatinous creatures. Read More


How Trump plans to wipe out Obama-era climate rules

28 March 2017

US president orders the Environmental Protection Agency to reverse limits on carbon emissions from power plants. Read More


Japanese man is first to receive 'reprogrammed' stem cells from another person

28 March 2017

World-first transplant, used to treat macular degeneration, represents a major step forward in movement to create banks of ready-made stem cells. Read More


Mini reproductive system on a chip mimics human menstrual cycle

28 March 2017

Researchers create models of organs such as a uterus and cervix in the laboratory. Read More


Cruel fusion: What a young man’s death means for childhood cancer

28 March 2017

Epigenetic discoveries are fuelling renewed interest in the fusion proteins that have bedevilled cancer

biologists. Read More


Biological underpinnings of chronic fatigue syndrome begin to


28 March 2017

Gut bacteria and altered metabolic pathways are suspects in mysterious disease. Read More


Election chaos at Russian Academy of Sciences

27 March 2017

Beleaguered institution cancels presidential election two days before vote, and appoints acting chief. Read More


Planet-sized 'waves' spotted in the Sun's atmosphere

27 March 2017

Long-sought features may help researchers to improve models of solar activity and predict space weather. Read More


Big data renews fight over animal origins

24 March 2017

Study is the latest in the long-running dispute over which lineage — sponges or comb jellies — is the oldest branch in the animal tree. Read More


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