Environment of β Pictoris echoes Solar System’s turbulent early years.
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Waddling Deinocheirus was almost as big as a Tyrannosaurus rex.
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The week in science: Snail discovery revives publishing spat; proposed nuclear-waste site passes key US safety evaluation; and biopharmaceutical firm AbbVie cools on US$54-billion takeover deal.
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Government to cease funding gain-of-function studies that make viruses more dangerous, pending a safety assessment.
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Hybrid methods to solve structures of molecular machines create a storage headache.
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A palaeontologist wonders whether the future fossil record will preserve evidence of animals that vanish today.
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November vote is unlikely to break a political stalemate that has squeezed research funding.
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Bioethicists are setting up consultancies for research — but some scientists question whether they are needed.
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The closure of a 40-year project to understand and protect seabirds shows the false priorities of funders, warns Tim Birkhead.
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Space telescope beats mechanical failures to begin a second mission that will trace new celestial targets.
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Nuestra forma de caminar influye en cómo nos sentimos.
Un modelo de laboratorio consigue reproducir estos fenómenos gracias al uso de campos magnéticos intensos.
Six scientists and one official contend that they never reassured the public before deadly 2009 L'Aquila quake.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16179
Mars orbiters emerge unscathed from Comet Siding Spring's close encounter with the red planet.
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Un artículo en Science analiza las raíces evolutivas de la aversión a la inequidad.
Evidence of bony organs in ancient, armour-plated fish suggests that they copulated even though many of their descendants stopped doing so.
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X-ray data hinting at axion particles draw interest and cautionary warnings.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16174
Company claims it will have a working reactor in a decade.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16169
The rules in place to prevent pandemics vary from one US state to the next, and even more so between different countries.
Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2014.16172
To reach the height of its potential, online learning needs to effectively deal with the issue of online security for learners. The Trust Challenge is a competition for institutions and organisations that are working to make online education safer in real-life contexts, with over 1.2 million USD to be awarded.Interest Area: Schools Higher Education Training & Work Learning & Society