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Nature
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ISSN (Print) 0028-0836 - ISSN (Online) 1476-4687
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  • Could the United Kingdom really build its own global satnav system'
    • Could the United Kingdom really build its own global satnav system?

      Could the United Kingdom really build its own global satnav system?, Published online: 12 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07734-x

      Britain has abandoned plans to rejoin the EU’s Galileo network for defence and critical infrastructure after Brexit — but the alternative faces major hurdles.Could the United Kingdom really build its own global satnav system?, Published online: 2018-12-12; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07734-x2018-12-12
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07734-x
       
  • The search for dark matter that runs on time
    • The search for dark matter that runs on time

      The search for dark matter that runs on time, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07698-y

      A far-flung network of atomic clocks could hunt for defects in the fabric of space-time.The search for dark matter that runs on time, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07698-y2018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07698-y
       
  • Five years of record warmth intensify Arctic's transformation
    • Five years of record warmth intensify Arctic's transformation

      Five years of record warmth intensify Arctic's transformation, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07733-y

      Sea ice is the thinnest it's been at any time in the last 30 years, and wild reindeer and caribou populations continue to decline.Five years of record warmth intensify Arctic's transformation, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07733-y2018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07733-y
       
  • Wanted: a fair carbon tax
    • Wanted: a fair carbon tax

      Wanted: a fair carbon tax, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07717-y

      Unrest in France at a rise in fuel prices highlights how the necessary transition to a clean economy must be carefully managed.Wanted: a fair carbon tax, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07717-y2018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07717-y
       
  • Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life
    • Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life

      Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07746-7

      “A whole new reservoir of life on Earth”. Plus: Voyager 2 goes interstellar and the shrinking half-life of a scientific career.Daily briefing: Subterranean biosphere contains billions of tonnes of life, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07746-72018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07746-7
       
  • Students need guidance in languages they speak
    • Students need guidance in languages they speak

      Students need guidance in languages they speak, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07674-6

      Mentorship programmes in languages besides English could unlock opportunities for young scientists in Latin America, says Clarissa Rios Rojas.Students need guidance in languages they speak, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07674-62018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07674-6
       
  • The scientists who feed us
    • The scientists who feed us

      The scientists who feed us, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07672-8

      Scientists in the food industry find diverse roles from mediating public-health scares to perfecting meatless burgers.The scientists who feed us, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07672-82018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07672-8
       
  • How the brain’s face code might unlock the mysteries of perception
    • How the brain’s face code might unlock the mysteries of perception

      How the brain’s face code might unlock the mysteries of perception, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07668-4

      Doris Tsao mastered facial recognition in the brain. Now she’s looking to determine the neural code for everything we see.How the brain’s face code might unlock the mysteries of perception, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07668-42018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07668-4
       
  • From the archive
    • From the archive

      From the archive, Published online: 11 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07679-1

      How Nature reported the Apollo space missions in 1968, and a proposed aerial survey of the British Isles in 1918.From the archive, Published online: 2018-12-11; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07679-12018-12-11
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07679-1
       
  • SETD3 is an actin histidine methyltransferase that prevents primary
           dystocia
    • SETD3 is an actin histidine methyltransferase that prevents primary dystocia

      SETD3 is an actin histidine methyltransferase that prevents primary dystocia, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0821-8

      SETD3 is an actin histidine methyltransferase that prevents primary dystociaSETD3 is an actin histidine methyltransferase that prevents primary dystocia, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0821-82018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0821-8
       
  • Daily briefing: Chess is the Drosophila of reasoning, says Garry
           Kasparov
    • Daily briefing: Chess is the Drosophila of reasoning, says Garry Kasparov

      Daily briefing: Chess is the Drosophila of reasoning, says Garry Kasparov, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07731-0

      A grandmaster salutes AlphaZero. Plus: meet an amazing Australopithecus and the silent epidemic killing more people than HIV, malaria or TB.Daily briefing: Chess is the Drosophila of reasoning, says Garry Kasparov, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07731-02018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07731-0
       
  • Undergraduate students can be a boon to your lab
    • Undergraduate students can be a boon to your lab

      Undergraduate students can be a boon to your lab, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07665-7

      Many undergraduates in the natural sciences will never take part in research, despite a willingness to learn. But their presence can teach others how to lead.Undergraduate students can be a boon to your lab, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07665-72018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07665-7
       
  • Electric-field-tuned topological phase transition in ultrathin
           Na3Bi
    • Electric-field-tuned topological phase transition in ultrathin Na3Bi

      Electric-field-tuned topological phase transition in ultrathin Na3Bi, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0788-5

      An electrically controlled phase transition from topological insulator to conventional insulator in ultrathin films of the topological Dirac semimetal, Na3Bi.Electric-field-tuned topological phase transition in ultrathin Na3Bi, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0788-52018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0788-5
       
  • Voyager 2 enters interstellar space after 41 years
    • Voyager 2 enters interstellar space after 41 years

      Voyager 2 enters interstellar space after 41 years, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07727-w

      Second of NASA's epic long-distance probes sails beyond the Sun's influence.Voyager 2 enters interstellar space after 41 years, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07727-w2018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07727-w
       
  • China launches spacecraft to the far side of the Moon
    • China launches spacecraft to the far side of the Moon

      China launches spacecraft to the far side of the Moon, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07699-x

      The Chang’e-4 probe is set to arrive at its destination early next year.China launches spacecraft to the far side of the Moon, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07699-x2018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07699-x
       
  • How snuggling close affects bats’ microbiome
    • How snuggling close affects bats’ microbiome

      How snuggling close affects bats’ microbiome , Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07706-1

      Members of a bat colony pass fur bacteria to each other.How snuggling close affects bats’ microbiome , Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07706-12018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07706-1
       
  • How to measure a superheavy atom
    • How to measure a superheavy atom

      How to measure a superheavy atom, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07626-0

      Researchers derive the masses of nihonium and moscovium using a new direct technique.How to measure a superheavy atom, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07626-02018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07626-0
       
  • All for one and one for all to fight flu
    • All for one and one for all to fight flu

      All for one and one for all to fight flu, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07654-w

      Antibodies have been engineered to recognize diverse strains of influenza, including both the A and B types of virus that cause human epidemics. Are we moving closer to achieving ‘universal’ protection against all flu strains?All for one and one for all to fight flu, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07654-w2018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07654-w
       
  • Identifying the pathways required for coping behaviours associated with
           sustained pain
    • Identifying the pathways required for coping behaviours associated with sustained pain

      Identifying the pathways required for coping behaviours associated with sustained pain, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0793-8

      In mice, the ablation of spinal neurons that co-express TAC1 and LBX1 leads to the loss of coping responses to sustained pain without affecting reflexive defensive reactions to external threats.Identifying the pathways required for coping behaviours associated with sustained pain, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0793-82018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0793-8
       
  • Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility
    • Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility

      Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07676-4

      Artists and performers inform the physical act of experimentation — Roger Kneebone, Claudia Schlegel and Alan Spivey explore.Science in hand: how art and craft can boost reproducibility, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07676-42018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07676-4
       
  • Europe’s AI researchers launch professional body over fears of
           falling behind
    • Europe’s AI researchers launch professional body over fears of falling behind

      Europe’s AI researchers launch professional body over fears of falling behind, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07730-1

      Universities on the continent are rapidly losing talent to industry in the United States and China, say scientists behind the initiative.Europe’s AI researchers launch professional body over fears of falling behind, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07730-12018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07730-1
       
  • River bounces back after world’s largest-ever dam removal
    • River bounces back after world’s largest-ever dam removal

      River bounces back after world’s largest-ever dam removal, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07707-0

      The Elwha River quickly cleared itself of debris after dams’ demolition.River bounces back after world’s largest-ever dam removal, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07707-02018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07707-0
       
  • East Antarctica is losing ice faster than anyone thought
    • East Antarctica is losing ice faster than anyone thought

      East Antarctica is losing ice faster than anyone thought, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07714-1

      Four rivers of ice are shrinking in the part of the frozen continent that’s supposed to be stable.East Antarctica is losing ice faster than anyone thought, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07714-12018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07714-1
       
  • The automatic-design tools that are changing synthetic biology
    • The automatic-design tools that are changing synthetic biology

      The automatic-design tools that are changing synthetic biology, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07662-w

      Computer-aided systems are helping researchers to create genetic circuits to order.The automatic-design tools that are changing synthetic biology, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07662-w2018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07662-w
       
  • Maths shows how we lose interest
    • Maths shows how we lose interest

      Maths shows how we lose interest, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07719-w

      From pop music to tennis stars, society forgets according to a universal law.Maths shows how we lose interest, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07719-w2018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07719-w
       
  • Author Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK
           inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomas
    • Author Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomas

      Author Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomas, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0814-7

      Author Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomasAuthor Correction: PAK signalling drives acquired drug resistance to MAPK inhibitors in BRAF-mutant melanomas, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0814-72018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0814-7
       
  • COP24 and SDGs — use same statistics please
    • COP24 and SDGs — use same statistics please

      COP24 and SDGs — use same statistics please, Published online: 10 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07721-2

      COP24 and SDGs — use same statistics pleaseCOP24 and SDGs — use same statistics please, Published online: 2018-12-10; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07721-22018-12-10
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07721-2
       
  • Topological-physics pioneer Shoucheng Zhang dies
    • Topological-physics pioneer Shoucheng Zhang dies

      Topological-physics pioneer Shoucheng Zhang dies, Published online: 08 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07709-y

      Theoretical physicist was among the first to predict that the phenomenon of topology could lead to exotic states of matter.Topological-physics pioneer Shoucheng Zhang dies, Published online: 2018-12-08; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07709-y2018-12-08
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07709-y
       
  • Ebola detectives race to identify hidden sources of infection as outbreak
           spreads
    • Ebola detectives race to identify hidden sources of infection as outbreak spreads

      Ebola detectives race to identify hidden sources of infection as outbreak spreads, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07618-0

      Efforts to trace contacts of people with Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been hampered by mistrust in conflict-ridden outbreak zone.Ebola detectives race to identify hidden sources of infection as outbreak spreads, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07618-02018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07618-0
       
  • Earthquake-risk maps pinpoint world’s most vulnerable areas
    • Earthquake-risk maps pinpoint world’s most vulnerable areas

      Earthquake-risk maps pinpoint world’s most vulnerable areas, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07705-2

      Indonesia and India are among the countries with the most people at risk.Earthquake-risk maps pinpoint world’s most vulnerable areas, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07705-22018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07705-2
       
  • Geckos slap their feet and swish their tails to race over water
    • Geckos slap their feet and swish their tails to race over water

      Geckos slap their feet and swish their tails to race over water, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07658-6

      Slender lizards can speed across a body of water faster than a young alligator can swim.Geckos slap their feet and swish their tails to race over water, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07658-62018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07658-6
       
  • South Africa’s science academy urges update to nation’s
           genetics laws
    • South Africa’s science academy urges update to nation’s genetics laws

      South Africa’s science academy urges update to nation’s genetics laws, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07637-x

      Report calls for transparency over handling of genetic data collected from people in South Africa.South Africa’s science academy urges update to nation’s genetics laws, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07637-x2018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07637-x
       
  • Daily briefing: The five unmissable science books of 2018
    • Daily briefing: The five unmissable science books of 2018

      Daily briefing: The five unmissable science books of 2018, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07703-4

      Five reads to make you smarter. Plus: why a postdoc might not be the right career move and the hunt for a mysterious polio-like disease in the US.Daily briefing: The five unmissable science books of 2018, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07703-42018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07703-4
       
  • ‘Little Foot’ hominin emerges from stone after millions of
           years
    • ‘Little Foot’ hominin emerges from stone after millions of years

      ‘Little Foot’ hominin emerges from stone after millions of years , Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07651-z

      Scientists are starting to piece together the evolution of a 3.67 million-year-old early human who may have been among the first to walk like we do.‘Little Foot’ hominin emerges from stone after millions of years , Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07651-z2018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07651-z
       
  • Global industrial carbon emissions to reach all-time high in 2018
    • Global industrial carbon emissions to reach all-time high in 2018

      Global industrial carbon emissions to reach all-time high in 2018, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07666-6

      Latest predictions dash hopes that industrial carbon dioxide emissions have peaked.Global industrial carbon emissions to reach all-time high in 2018, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07666-62018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07666-6
       
  • Why a postdoc might not advance your career
    • Why a postdoc might not advance your career

      Why a postdoc might not advance your career, Published online: 07 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07652-y

      Two studies reiterate that very few postdoctoral researchers land academic posts — and suggest that the skills postdocs learn are not sought by employers outside academia.Why a postdoc might not advance your career, Published online: 2018-12-07; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07652-y2018-12-07
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07652-y
       
  • Almost half a million mosquitoes are drafted to fight malaria
    • Almost half a million mosquitoes are drafted to fight malaria

      Almost half a million mosquitoes are drafted to fight malaria, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07664-8

      High-volume tests identify nearly 6,000 molecules that prevent the malaria parasite from multiplying in the liver.Almost half a million mosquitoes are drafted to fight malaria, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07664-82018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07664-8
       
  • Daily briefing: Jurassic blubber
    • Daily briefing: Jurassic blubber

      Daily briefing: Jurassic blubber, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07681-7

      Unprecedented analysis of fossil soft tissues reveals ichthyosaurs had blubber and patterned skin. Plus: China backs Plan S and how to harness DNA ‘super-enhancers’Daily briefing: Jurassic blubber, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07681-72018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07681-7
       
  • Author Correction: Autophagy maintains tumour growth through circulating
           arginine
    • Author Correction: Autophagy maintains tumour growth through circulating arginine

      Author Correction: Autophagy maintains tumour growth through circulating arginine, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0815-6

      Author Correction: Autophagy maintains tumour growth through circulating arginineAuthor Correction: Autophagy maintains tumour growth through circulating arginine, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0815-62018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0815-6
       
  • Plague linked to the mysterious decline of Europe’s first farmers
    • Plague linked to the mysterious decline of Europe’s first farmers

      Plague linked to the mysterious decline of Europe’s first farmers, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07673-7

      Researchers discover 4,900-year-old strain of bacterium in Neolithic burial pit.Plague linked to the mysterious decline of Europe’s first farmers, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07673-72018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07673-7
       
  • US environment agency proposes loosening limits on carbon emissions from
           new power plants
    • US environment agency proposes loosening limits on carbon emissions from new power plants

      US environment agency proposes loosening limits on carbon emissions from new power plants, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07697-z

      The regulations would make it easier to build coal-fired energy facilities.US environment agency proposes loosening limits on carbon emissions from new power plants, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07697-z2018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07697-z
       
  • Machine learning helps to hunt down the cause of a paralysing illness
    • Machine learning helps to hunt down the cause of a paralysing illness

      Machine learning helps to hunt down the cause of a paralysing illness, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07631-3

      Researchers hope that by probing the immune system, they can determine why children are developing a polio-like disease.Machine learning helps to hunt down the cause of a paralysing illness, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07631-32018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07631-3
       
  • The cells that help cancer drugs to cloud the mind
    • The cells that help cancer drugs to cloud the mind

      The cells that help cancer drugs to cloud the mind, Published online: 06 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07650-0

      Microglial cells, which provide immune protection to the nervous system, might have a role in the cognitive impairment known as ‘chemobrain’.The cells that help cancer drugs to cloud the mind, Published online: 2018-12-06; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07650-02018-12-06
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07650-0
       
  • Elusive spin textures discovered
    • Elusive spin textures discovered

      Elusive spin textures discovered, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07561-0

      Magnetic materials can host a range of structures called spin textures. Two such textures — a meron and an antimeron — have been observed experimentally for the first time, in a material known as a chiral magnet.Elusive spin textures discovered, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07561-02018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07561-0
       
  • Boost university voices at COP24 UN climate meeting
    • Boost university voices at COP24 UN climate meeting

      Boost university voices at COP24 UN climate meeting, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07610-8

      Boost university voices at COP24 UN climate meetingBoost university voices at COP24 UN climate meeting, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07610-82018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07610-8
       
  • Consistent success in life-supporting porcine cardiac xenotransplantation
    • Consistent success in life-supporting porcine cardiac xenotransplantation

      Consistent success in life-supporting porcine cardiac xenotransplantation, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0765-z

      α1,3-galactosyltransferase-knockout pig hearts that express human CD46 and human thrombomodulin require non-ischaemic preservation with continuous perfusion and post-transplantation growth control to ensure long-term orthotopic function of the xenograft in baboons.Consistent success in life-supporting porcine cardiac xenotransplantation, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0765-z2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0765-z
       
  • Listen: Pig-heart transplants in baboons work for longer than ever before
    • Listen: Pig-heart transplants in baboons work for longer than ever before

      Listen: Pig-heart transplants in baboons work for longer than ever before, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07653-x

      Improvements to process keep animals with transplanted tickers alive for three times longer.Listen: Pig-heart transplants in baboons work for longer than ever before, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07653-x2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07653-x
       
  • Berger et al. reply
    • Berger et al. reply

      Berger et al. reply, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0725-7

      Berger et al. replyBerger et al. reply, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0725-72018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0725-7
       
  • Helmholtz mentored many Nobelists
    • Helmholtz mentored many Nobelists

      Helmholtz mentored many Nobelists, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07613-5

      Helmholtz mentored many NobelistsHelmholtz mentored many Nobelists, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07613-52018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07613-5
       
  • Single-cell mapping of lineage and identity in direct reprogramming
    • Single-cell mapping of lineage and identity in direct reprogramming

      Single-cell mapping of lineage and identity in direct reprogramming, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0744-4

      Combinatorial tagging of single cells using expressed DNA barcodes, delivered by a lentiviral vector, is used to track individual cells and reconstruct their lineages and trajectories during cell fate reprogramming.Single-cell mapping of lineage and identity in direct reprogramming, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0744-42018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0744-4
       
  • Daily briefing: Spying signs of a mega black-hole merger
    • Daily briefing: Spying signs of a mega black-hole merger

      Daily briefing: Spying signs of a mega black-hole merger, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07660-y

      A glut of gravitational-wave results, a petition backing a plan to do away with paywalled research, and the first healthy birth from a womb transplanted from a deceased donor.Daily briefing: Spying signs of a mega black-hole merger, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07660-y2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07660-y
       
  • Emissions are still rising: ramp up the cuts
    • Emissions are still rising: ramp up the cuts

      Emissions are still rising: ramp up the cuts, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07585-6

      With sources of renewable energy spreading fast, all sectors can do more to decarbonize the world, argue Christiana Figueres and colleagues.Emissions are still rising: ramp up the cuts, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07585-62018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07585-6
       
  • Plan S will hit some academic societies hard
    • Plan S will hit some academic societies hard

      Plan S will hit some academic societies hard, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07609-1

      Plan S will hit some academic societies hardPlan S will hit some academic societies hard, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07609-12018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07609-1
       
  • Dna2 nuclease deficiency results in large and complex DNA insertions at
           chromosomal breaks
    • Dna2 nuclease deficiency results in large and complex DNA insertions at chromosomal breaks

      Dna2 nuclease deficiency results in large and complex DNA insertions at chromosomal breaks, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0769-8

      A deficiency of Dna2 causes duplication of DNA fragments and their insertion into the genome at double-stranded breaks in yeast.Dna2 nuclease deficiency results in large and complex DNA insertions at chromosomal breaks, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0769-82018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0769-8
       
  • The silent epidemic killing more people than HIV, malaria or TB
    • The silent epidemic killing more people than HIV, malaria or TB

      The silent epidemic killing more people than HIV, malaria or TB, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07592-7

      Viral hepatitis is on the rise. Tackling hepatitis B in Africa is key to fighting back.The silent epidemic killing more people than HIV, malaria or TB, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07592-72018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07592-7
       
  • Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed
    • Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed

      Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0747-1

      Satellite observations reveal over 200 ammonia hotspots associated with agricultural and industrial point sources, which emit much larger quantities of ammonia to the atmosphere than previously thought.Industrial and agricultural ammonia point sources exposed, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0747-12018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0747-1
       
  • Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur
    • Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur

      Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0775-x

      The presence of blubber and distribution of melanophores in a countershading pattern in an Early Jurassic ichthyosaur demonstrate that the evolutionary convergence of these reptiles with extant marine amniotes extends to the cellular and molecular levels.Soft-tissue evidence for homeothermy and crypsis in a Jurassic ichthyosaur, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0775-x2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0775-x
       
  • Author Correction: Trans-differentiation of outer hair cells into inner
           hair cells in the absence of INSM1
    • Author Correction: Trans-differentiation of outer hair cells into inner hair cells in the absence of INSM1

      Author Correction: Trans-differentiation of outer hair cells into inner hair cells in the absence of INSM1, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0795-6

      Author Correction: Trans-differentiation of outer hair cells into inner hair cells in the absence of INSM1Author Correction: Trans-differentiation of outer hair cells into inner hair cells in the absence of INSM1, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0795-62018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0795-6
       
  • Inner ear development in cyclostomes and evolution of the vertebrate
           semicircular canals
    • Inner ear development in cyclostomes and evolution of the vertebrate semicircular canals

      Inner ear development in cyclostomes and evolution of the vertebrate semicircular canals, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0782-y

      The differentiation of the inner ear in the lamprey Lethenteron camtschaticum and hagfish Eptatretus burgeri sheds light on the evolution of the semicircular canals of jawed vertebrates.Inner ear development in cyclostomes and evolution of the vertebrate semicircular canals, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0782-y2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0782-y
       
  • Bacterial defence molecules target viral DNA
    • Bacterial defence molecules target viral DNA

      Bacterial defence molecules target viral DNA, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07576-7

      Bacteria can use specific protein-based strategies to defend individual cells against viruses. Evidence that bacterial small molecules also target viruses provides fresh insights into how bacteria thwart viral infection.Bacterial defence molecules target viral DNA, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07576-72018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07576-7
       
  • Brazil’s new government threatens food security and biodiversity
    • Brazil’s new government threatens food security and biodiversity

      Brazil’s new government threatens food security and biodiversity, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07611-7

      Brazil’s new government threatens food security and biodiversityBrazil’s new government threatens food security and biodiversity, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07611-72018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07611-7
       
  • Computer logic meets cell biology: how cell science is getting an
           upgrade
    • Computer logic meets cell biology: how cell science is getting an upgrade

      Computer logic meets cell biology: how cell science is getting an upgrade, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07595-4

      When manipulating the functions of cells, researchers need to take a multidisciplinary approach.Computer logic meets cell biology: how cell science is getting an upgrade, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07595-42018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07595-4
       
  • China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls
    • China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls

      China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07659-5

      Officials pledge support for European-led ‘Plan S’ to make research papers immediately free to read — but it’s unclear whether China will adopt its policies.China backs bold plan to tear down journal paywalls, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07659-52018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07659-5
       
  • Black-hole bounty, Ebola emergency and UK science minister resigns
    • Black-hole bounty, Ebola emergency and UK science minister resigns

      Black-hole bounty, Ebola emergency and UK science minister resigns, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07590-9

      The week in science: 30 November – 6 December 2018.Black-hole bounty, Ebola emergency and UK science minister resigns, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07590-92018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07590-9
       
  • Transformation between meron and skyrmion topological spin textures in a
           chiral magnet
    • Transformation between meron and skyrmion topological spin textures in a chiral magnet

      Transformation between meron and skyrmion topological spin textures in a chiral magnet, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0745-3

      A magnetically induced two-dimensional square lattice of merons and antimerons is observed in real space, along with its transformation into a hexagonal lattice of skyrmions at room temperature.Transformation between meron and skyrmion topological spin textures in a chiral magnet, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0745-32018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0745-3
       
  • Rules for a safe climate
    • Rules for a safe climate

      Rules for a safe climate, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07633-1

      The annual United Nations climate talks have to kick the Paris agreement up a gear.Rules for a safe climate, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07633-12018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07633-1
       
  • Controlling orthogonal ribosome subunit interactions enables evolution of
           new function
    • Controlling orthogonal ribosome subunit interactions enables evolution of new function

      Controlling orthogonal ribosome subunit interactions enables evolution of new function, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0773-z

      Orthogonal ribosomes are engineered in which the two subunits are stapled together in a way that limits association with endogenous subunits in cells, enabling the evolution of new functionality in the orthogonal ribosome.Controlling orthogonal ribosome subunit interactions enables evolution of new function, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0773-z2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0773-z
       
  • Cancer researchers seek to harness mysterious DNA
           ‘super-enhancers’
    • Cancer researchers seek to harness mysterious DNA ‘super-enhancers’

      Cancer researchers seek to harness mysterious DNA ‘super-enhancers’, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07602-8

      Whether DNA segments that amplify gene activity represent a previously unrecognized form of gene regulation is still under debate.Cancer researchers seek to harness mysterious DNA ‘super-enhancers’, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07602-82018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07602-8
       
  • Global warming will happen faster than we think
    • Global warming will happen faster than we think

      Global warming will happen faster than we think, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07586-5

      Three trends will combine to hasten it, warn Yangyang Xu, Veerabhadran Ramanathan and David G. Victor.Global warming will happen faster than we think, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07586-52018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07586-5
       
  • Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic
           warming
    • Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic warming

      Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic warming, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0752-4

      Ice-core-derived melt records reveal that atmospheric warming has recently intensified Greenland ice-sheet surface melt and runoff to levels that are exceptional over at least the last 350 years.Nonlinear rise in Greenland runoff in response to post-industrial Arctic warming, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0752-42018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0752-4
       
  • Capture of nebular gases during Earth’s accretion is preserved in
           deep-mantle neon
    • Capture of nebular gases during Earth’s accretion is preserved in deep-mantle neon

      Capture of nebular gases during Earth’s accretion is preserved in deep-mantle neon, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0771-1

      The distinctive 20Ne/22Ne ratio in material thought to come from deep mantle plumes provides evidence for nebular gas as a source of volatiles in Earth’s interior.Capture of nebular gases during Earth’s accretion is preserved in deep-mantle neon, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0771-12018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0771-1
       
  • Greenland is losing ice at fastest rate in 350 years
    • Greenland is losing ice at fastest rate in 350 years

      Greenland is losing ice at fastest rate in 350 years, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07617-1

      Vast ice sheet's dramatic transformation revealed by ice cores, satellite data and climate models.Greenland is losing ice at fastest rate in 350 years, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07617-12018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07617-1
       
  • Success for pig-to-baboon heart transplants
    • Success for pig-to-baboon heart transplants

      Success for pig-to-baboon heart transplants, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07419-5

      A modified protocol has enabled baboons that received transplanted pig hearts to survive for more than six months. This improvement on previous efforts brings pig-to-human heart transplants a step closer.Success for pig-to-baboon heart transplants, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07419-52018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07419-5
       
  • Big oil in the dock, the influenza trail, and insects as icons: Books in
           brief
    • Big oil in the dock, the influenza trail, and insects as icons: Books in brief

      Big oil in the dock, the influenza trail, and insects as icons: Books in brief, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07624-2

      Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week’s best science picks.Big oil in the dock, the influenza trail, and insects as icons: Books in brief, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07624-22018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07624-2
       
  • Complex mammalian-like haematopoietic system found in a colonial chordate
    • Complex mammalian-like haematopoietic system found in a colonial chordate

      Complex mammalian-like haematopoietic system found in a colonial chordate, Published online: 05 December 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0783-x

      The identification of a complex haematopoietic system in a colonial tunicate sheds light on the evolution of the mammalian blood system.Complex mammalian-like haematopoietic system found in a colonial chordate, Published online: 2018-12-05; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0783-x2018-12-05
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0783-x
       
 
 
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