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Sleeping sickness can now be cured with pills

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:25

Researchers seek approval from regulators for this quicker, easier treatment.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22856

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Self-taught AI is best yet at strategy game Go

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Artificial-intelligence program AlphaGo Zero trained in just days, without any human input.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22858

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Science must examine the future of work

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

As automation changes employment, researchers should gather the evidence to help map the implications.

Nature 550 301 doi: 10.1038/550301b

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Blue is in the eye of the bee-holder

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Flowers have evolved an ingenious way to attract pollinators.

Nature 550 302 doi: 10.1038/550302a

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The future of work

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Digital technologies are upending the workforce. The right research can tell us how.

Nature 550 315 doi: 10.1038/550315a

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Archaeology: The wonder of the pyramids

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Andrew Robinson enjoys a volume rounding up research on the complex at Giza, Egypt.

Nature 550 330 doi: 10.1038/550330a

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Books in brief

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week's best science picks.

Nature 550 331 doi: 10.1038/550331a

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History: Five millennia of Indian science

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

James Poskett applauds a show celebrating discovery on the subcontinent, from zero to the boson.

Nature 550 332 doi: 10.1038/550332a

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PhD students: living wage key to diversity

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Nature 550 333 doi: 10.1038/550333d

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PhD students: side jobs are no solution

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Nature 550 333 doi: 10.1038/550333e

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Breaking and entering

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:14

Escape is not an option.

Nature 550 424 doi: 10.1038/550424a

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The shape of work to come

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:13

Three ways that the digital revolution is reshaping workforces around the world.

Nature 550 316 doi: 10.1038/550316a

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The second Renaissance

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 12:10

Ian Goldin calls on scientists to help society to weather the disruptive transformations afoot.

Nature 550 327 doi: 10.1038/550327a

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Epic star collision, asteroid fly-by and journal resignations

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 10:54

The week in science: 13–19 October 2017.

Nature 550 306 doi: 10.1038/550306a

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New definitions of scientific units are on the horizon

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 09:41

Metrologists are poised to change how scientists measure the Universe.

Nature 550 312 doi: 10.1038/550312a

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The Human Cell Atlas: from vision to reality

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:26

As an ambitious project to map all the cells in the human body gets officially under way, Aviv Regev, Sarah Teichmann and colleagues outline some key challenges.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/550451a

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Top Chinese university to consider social-media posts in researcher evaluations

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 08:26

Controversial policy means mainstream media are starting to rival rigorous academic publications in some universities in China.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.22822

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