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Pay-to-view blacklist of predatory journals set to launch

31 May 2017

Private firm says its watchlist of untrustworthy journals will be objective and transparent — but not free. Read More


Biodiversity moves beyond counting species

31 May 2017

Ecologists are increasingly looking at how richness of traits — rather than number of species — helps set the health of ecosystems. Read More


LHC fires up, Google bot retires and Jupiter up close

31 May 2017

The week in science: 26 May–1 June 2017. Read More

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Neutron stars set to open their heavy hearts

31 May 2017

Space mission will peer inside the densest matter in the Universe. Read More


UK election: science spending pledges overshadowed by Brexit

31 May 2017

Parties promise more money for research, but scientists fear impact of split with European Union. Read More


Trials of embryonic stem cells to launch in China

30 May 2017

Studies to treat vision loss and Parkinson's disease are the first to proceed under new regulations. Read More


Canada weighs scientific consequences of moving a mega-telescope

30 May 2017

Uncertain location for Thirty Meter Telescope prompts soul-searching about its research value. Read More


Ebola vaccine approved for use in ongoing outbreak

30 May 2017

Officials have signed off on an experimental vaccine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, but the decision on whether to deploy it remains up in the air. Read More


Horatio's head, arty ants and an ephemeral lake

30 May 2017

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


Mummy DNA unravels ancient Egyptians' ancestry

30 May 2017

Genetic analysis reveals a close relationship with Middle Easterners, not central Africans. Read More


Crowd-based peer review can be good and fast

30 May 2017

Confidential feedback from many interacting reviewers can help editors make better, quicker decisions, explains Benjamin List. Read More


Monument to peer review unveiled in Moscow

26 May 2017

Cornerstone of modern science immortalized in concrete. Read More


Jupiter's secrets revealed by NASA probe

25 May 2017

A deep ammonia plume and a powerful magnetic field are among the many surprises uncovered by the Juno mission. Read More


Colombian biologist cleared of criminal charges for posting another scientist's thesis online

24 May 2017

Diego Gómez had faced up to eight years in jail in closely watched copyright case whose verdict has been appealed. Read More


Tissue-independent cancer drug gets fast-track approval from US regulator

24 May 2017

Treatment will be given on the basis of a tumour's molecular markers, rather than its location in the body. Read More

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