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Arctic drilling, controversial reforms and new views of Saturn

03 May 2017

The week in science: 28 April–4 May 2017 Read More


The shock tactics set to shake up immunology

03 May 2017

An experimental procedure is exposing the links between the nervous and immune systems. Could it be the start of a revolution? Read More


Dreams of the Stone Age dated for first time in southern Africa

03 May 2017

Ancient rock art research could piece together how the peoples who lived in the region some 5,700 years ago interacted. Read More

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Europe's billion-euro quantum project takes shape

03 May 2017

Scientists offer more detail on flagship programme to harness quantum effects in devices. Read More


NIH to limit the amount of grant money a scientist can receive

02 May 2017

US agency creates point system to address imbalance in distribution of research funds. Read More


Controversial microplastics study to be retracted

02 May 2017

Authors of high-profile paper strongly criticized by Swedish ethics panel. Read More


No researcher is too junior to fix science

02 May 2017

If young scientists plan to advance their careers before setting the system right, nothing will change, warns John Tregoning. Read More


Researchers frustrated by Italian misconduct probe

02 May 2017

Alfredo Fusco denies claims that his research lab hired a photo studio to manipulate images. Read More


Party drug's power to fight depression puzzles scientists​

02 May 2017

Ketamine can ease depression in hours, but researchers might have misjudged how it works. Read More


Science wins reprieve in US budget deal

01 May 2017

Congress gives National Institutes of Health a big boost and avoids cuts to research agencies sought by Trump. Read More


Psychedelic compound in ecstasy moves closer to approval to treat PTSD

28 April 2017

A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder. Read More


Golden neurons, river piracy and bright nights

28 April 2017

April's sharpest science shots, selected by Nature's photo team. Read More


Controversial UK research reform crosses finish line

28 April 2017

Snap general election triggers compromises in legislation overhauling how Britain's science is funded. Read More


Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise

28 April 2017

Report prompts warnings that the polar region is 'unravelling'. Read More


Ancient-human genomes plucked from cave dirt

27 April 2017

For the first time, researchers have identified DNA of human relatives without the need to find their bones, opening new window into the past. Read More

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