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03/26/2017 at 19:00. Facebook
Since the creation of the ERC, 8 European Union member states have set up their own national research councils inspired by the ERC model.

Europe can build on scientific intuition

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03/26/2017 at 17:30. Facebook
Landing on Jupiter's moon in search of alien life won't be easy...

Why a NASA spacecraft could bounce, crunch or sink on icy Europa

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03/26/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
Conflicts of interest can arise almost anywhere, and it makes sound career sense to think about how best to manage them effectively and transparently.

Research management: A delicate balance

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03/26/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Journal editors are more likely to select reviewers of the same gender.

Gender bias distorts peer review across fields

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03/26/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
A perfect storm of invasive species, pollution, climate change and other pressures is threatening the Great Lakes region that straddles the border of Canada and the United States.

Environmental sciences: Troubled waters on the Great Lakes

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03/26/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
“It feels like the entire universe is within a sphere that is maybe within a couple metres’ radius,” says one scientist, describing not an LSD trip, but his exploration of curved universes using virtual reality.

Mathematicians create warped worlds in virtual reality

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03/26/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
The exhibition shows that art is a signalling system using patterns and pattern recognition for human communication.

Evolution: Four takes on the evolution of art

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03/26/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Dubbed the Nobel prize of mathematics, this year's Abel Prize has been awarded to a Wavelet pioneer.

‘Wavelet revolution’ pioneer scoops top maths award

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03/26/2017 at 07:15. Facebook
Sleep, bumblebees and frozen blood samples: all in this week's round-up of super science must-reads...

Books in brief

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03/25/2017 at 18:30. Facebook
Nearly two-thirds of the mutations that drive cancers are caused by errors that occur when cells copy DNA, mathematical models suggest.

DNA typos to blame for most cancer mutations

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03/25/2017 at 17:00. Facebook
It's been 10 years since the publication of a draft sequence.

Zika mosquito genome mapped – at last

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03/25/2017 at 15:30. Facebook
“Radio astronomers relish the challenge of doing the almost impossible”

How to hunt for a black hole with a telescope the size of Earth

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03/25/2017 at 14:45. Facebook
One of the world's wealthiest charities, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is set to launch its own open-access publishing venture later this year.

Gates Foundation announces open-access publishing venture

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03/25/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Initial attempts to join up trading schemes in Europe and in California and Quebec have led to price crashes and volatility, not stability.

Don't link carbon markets

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03/25/2017 at 11:45. Facebook
The UK moved a step closer to allowing the creation of a baby by means of controversial in vitro fertilization techniques that use the DNA of three people, plus more in our round-up of the last week in science.

Nuclear-test films, smoking declines and five new particles

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03/25/2017 at 09:45. Facebook
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03/25/2017 at 08:00. Facebook
The most notable revision places the theropod lizard-hipped lineage onto the branch containing all of the bird-hipped (ornithiscian) dinosaurs, such as Stegosaurus and Triceratops.

Dinosaur family tree poised for colossal shake-up

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03/24/2017 at 18:52. Facebook
A new study is the latest in the long-running dispute over which lineage — sponges or comb jellies — is the ancestor to all animals

Big data renews fight over animal origins

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03/24/2017 at 17:14. Facebook
Astronomers hope to grab the first images of an event horizon — the point of no return.

How to hunt for a black hole with a telescope the size of Earth

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03/24/2017 at 14:23. Facebook
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