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Physicists excited by latest LHC anomaly

19 April 2017

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


DNA's secret weapon against knots and tangles

19 April 2017

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


Young human blood makes old mice smarter

19 April 2017

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

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

19 April 2017

The week in science: 14–20 April 2017. Read More


Drivers gear up for world’s first nanocar race

19 April 2017

Chemists will navigate molecular wagons along a tiny golden track. Read More


Global coalition chips away at neglected tropical diseases

18 April 2017

Partnerships see some success in eliminating illnesses, but challenges, such as access

to treatments, remain. Read More


How the March for Science splits researchers

18 April 2017

Nature asked members of the scientific community whether or not they plan to march on

22 April — and why. Read More


French-election fears unite scientists in defence of liberal


18 April 2017

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


Republican scientists negotiate the Trump era

18 April 2017

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


Doom and gloom won't save the world

18 April 2017

The best way to encourage conservation is to share our success stories, not to write obituaries for the planet, says Nancy Knowlton. Read More


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

14 April 2017

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


Teaching load could put female scientists at career disadvantage

13 April 2017

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


Joining the European Union leads to less cross-border collaboration

12 April 2017

Brain drain from entering member states led to less-integrated research in countries of origin. Read More


Miniature liver on a chip could boost US food safety

12 April 2017

The goal is to compare these engineered organs to animal models, with an eye towards replacing animal testing. Read More


How lizards get their spots

12 April 2017

Each scale on an ocellated lizard coordinates its colour with its neighbours. Read More


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