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How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

57 min 25 sec ago

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself.

Nature 546 590 doi: 10.1038/546590a

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Has Harry Potter mania cursed Indonesia's owls?

2 hours 5 min ago

Conservationists fear trend of selling wild-caught birds will hurt populations.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22198

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Image doctoring must be halted

3 hours 49 min ago

Researchers and journals need to do more to counter inapropriately manipulated figures in science.

Nature 546 575 doi: 10.1038/546575a

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Let science be a springboard for politics

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:09

Governing well demands the same mindset as doing good research, says James Martin

Nature 546 577 doi: 10.1038/546577a

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Success of gravity-wave satellite paves way for three-craft mission

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:00

Technology far exceeded expectations in LISA Pathfinder test.

Nature 546 583 doi: 10.1038/546583a

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Scientists in limbo as US Supreme Court allows modified travel ban

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:17

Justices overturn lower court rulings on policy targeting people from six majority-Muslim countries.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22190

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Intuition harnessed in the name of particle packing

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 14:17

From avalanches to pharmaceuticals, the physics of powders relies on a much-maligned talent.

Nature 546 575 doi: 10.1038/546575b

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The secrets of a top salary in science

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 09:30

The highest-earning academics aren’t necessarily those who do the most research.

Nature 546 576 doi: 10.1038/546576a

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Solar System survey casts doubt on mysertious 'Planet Nine'

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:53

Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22177

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US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 14:53

Some doubt that the publishing giant will see any money from the pirate site.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22196

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Air-guns used in offshore oil exploration can kill tiny marine life

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 11:15

Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometer.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22167

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Modified viruses deliver death to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:04

Engineered microbes turn a bacterium's immune response against itself using CRISPR.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22173

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China’s genomics giant to make stock-market debut

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits.

Nature 546 461 doi: 10.1038/546461

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Botany: He made plants a profession

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Jim Endersby revisits the legacy of trailblazing botanist Joseph Dalton Hooker.

Nature 546 472 doi: 10.1038/546472a

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Consent: Data-sharing for indigenous peoples

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Nature 546 474 doi: 10.1038/546474a

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Ecology: Document India's floral biodiversity

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Nature 546 474 doi: 10.1038/546474d

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Memories to come

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Is this the real life?

Nature 546 570 doi: 10.1038/546570a

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New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:56

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say.

Nature 546 463 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22152

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