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04/30/2017 at 16:01. Facebook
US science faces a political storm, and early-career researchers should prepare themselves.
US science faces a political storm and earlycareer researchers should prepare themselves

Politics: Turbulence ahead

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04/30/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
How Peruvian coastal deserts respond to rains will aid future disaster response.
How Peruvian coastal deserts respond to rains will aid future disaster response

Surprise El Niño causes devastation but offers lessons for ecologists

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04/30/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis lauds Garry Kasparov's account of battling supercomputer Deep Blue.
DeepMind founder Demis Hassabis lauds Garry Kasparovs account of battling superc

Artificial Intelligence: Chess match of the century

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04/30/2017 at 11:30. Facebook
November tremor sparked slow, deep movements in Earth’s crust that increase the chances of a similar severe quake within a year.
November tremor sparked slow deep movements in Earths crust that increase the

Ripple effects of New Zealand earthquake continue to this day

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04/30/2017 at 10:01. Facebook
In this review, Barbara A. Spellman hails an analysis of reproducibility in psychology by a champion for change.
In this review Barbara A Spellman hails an analysis of reproducibility in

Psychology: Science in spite of itself

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04/30/2017 at 08:30. Facebook
Rising ocean temperatures drive more intense and longer lasting toxic outbreaks.
Rising ocean temperatures drive more intense and longer lasting toxic outbreaks

Climate change is making algal blooms worse

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04/30/2017 at 07:00. Facebook
Catch-up on this week's scholarly must-reads, featuring the science of flavour and a guide to eating insects...
Catchup on this weeks scholarly mustreads featuring the science of flavour and

Books in brief

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Superfast imaging techniques are giving researchers their best views yet of what happens in the atomic world.
Superfast imaging techniques are giving researchers their best views yet of what

The next big hit in molecule Hollywood

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Lalit Pal
Science panels still rely on poor proxies to judge quality and impact.
Science panels still rely on poor proxies to judge quality and impact

Reviewers are blinkered by bibliometrics

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

Ancient-human genomes plucked from cave dirt

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Julia Noack
Planetariums are not just for education, or even astronomy: they could display all sorts of data, if only scientists thought to use them.
Planetariums are not just for education or even astronomy they could display

Planetariums — not just for kids

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Money will be used to develop open-source platform and help put articles in web-friendly formats.
Money will be used to develop opensource platform and help put articles

BioRxiv preprint server gets cash boost from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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Eduardo B. Sandoval
Nature Research has long been editorially aligned with the principles described in DORA, particularly the need to move away from the inappropriate use of the journal impact factor.
Nature Research has long been editorially aligned with the principles described in

Announcement: Nature journals support the San Francisco Declaration on...

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Paul Davidson
Broken mastodon bones hint that Homo sapiens wasn’t the first hominin to get to the New World.
Broken mastodon bones hint that Homo sapiens wasnt the first hominin to

Controversial study claims humans reached Americas 100,000 years earlier...

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Josè Pulgar
Juliane Müller
Using free-floating DNA to detect lung cancer brings benefits to researchers and patients alike.
Using freefloating DNA to detect lung cancer brings benefits to researchers and

Liquid-biopsies success highlights power of combining basic and clinical...

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Major investment in regenerative medicine enters its last stage — and the money might run out before treatments are ready.
Major investment in regenerative medicine enters its last stage and the money

California’s $3-billion bet on stem cells faces final test

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04/28/2017 at 19:31. Facebook
A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with post-traumatic stress disorder.
A promising treatment that uses MDMA could help people suffering with posttraumatic

Psychedelic compound in ecstasy moves closer to approval to treat PTSD

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04/28/2017 at 17:11. Facebook
April’s sharpest science shots, selected by Nature’s photo team.
April’s sharpest science shots selected by Nature’s photo team

Golden neurons, river piracy and bright nights

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04/28/2017 at 17:04. Facebook
A snap general election has triggered compromises in legislation overhauling how Britain’s science is funded.
A snap general election has triggered compromises in legislation overhauling how Britains

Controversial UK research reform crosses finish line

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04/28/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
“The take-home message is that the Arctic is unravelling”
“The takehome message is that the Arctic is unravelling”

Huge Arctic report ups estimates of sea-level rise

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Zbigniew Towalski
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