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   ISSN (Print) 0028-0836 - ISSN (Online) 1476-4687
   Published by NPG Homepage  [135 journals]
  • China needs to listen to its researchers to become a scientific superpower
    • Abstract: The country’s research could soon dominate the world stage, but pitfalls lie in wait.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Laws are not the only way to boost immunization
    • Abstract: The French government must mitigate the risks in its legal imposition of vaccinations by promoting more coherent and proactive vaccine policies.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Maths strikes a blow for democracy
    • Abstract: Republican politicians caught unfairly altering electoral districts thanks to computer algorithm.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Showcase scientists from the global south
    • Abstract: The contributions of researchers in the developing world must be sought and recognized, says Dyna Rochmyaningsih.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • This issue's Research Highlights
    • Abstract: Selections from the scientific literature: 12-18 January 2018
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Intelligence conference, rainforest park and oil-spill fears
    • Abstract: The week in science: 12–18 January 2018.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Revamped collider hunts for cracks in the fundamental theory of physics
    • Authors: Gibney; Elizabeth
      Abstract: Experiment smashes electrons into positrons to search for unseen particles and problems with overarching physics framework.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • US immigration fight heightens legal limbo for young 'Dreamer'
           scientists
    • Authors: Woolston; Chris
      Abstract: Court temporarily revives protections for some unauthorized immigrants as Trump and Congress clash over policy reform.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Synthetic species made to shun sex with wild organisms
    • Authors: Callaway; Ewen
      Abstract: Engineered organisms that cannot breed with wild counterparts could prevent transgenic plants from spreading genes to unmodified crops and weeds, and battle pests.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • China enters the battle for AI talent
    • Authors: Cyranoski; David
      Abstract: The country’s ambition to become the global leader in artificial intelligence will require a large, highly skilled workforce.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • NASA test proves pulsars can function as a celestial GPS
    • Authors: Witze; Alexandra
      Abstract: Experiment shows how spacecraft could use stellar signals to navigate in deep space without human instruction.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Could baby’s first bacteria take root before birth'
    • Authors: Willyard; Cassandra
      Abstract: The womb was thought to be sterile, but some scientists argue that it’s where the microbiome begins.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • The dark side of light: how artificial lighting is harming the natural
           world
    • Authors: Irwin; Aisling
      Abstract: The world is lit at night like never before, and ecologists are assessing the damage.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • The Fields Medal should return to its roots
    • Abstract: Forgotten records of mathematics’ best-known prize hold lessons for the future of the discipline, argues historian Michael Barany.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Make lighting healthier
    • Abstract: Artificial illumination can stop us sleeping and make us ill. We need fresh strategies and technologies, argues Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Nature still battles nurture in the haunting world of social genomics
    • Abstract: Nathaniel Comfort lauds a sociologist’s study of the problems built into genomics.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • The evolution of attraction, rare brains and how to hack time: Books in
           brief
    • Authors: Racey; Paul, Fenton, Brock, Mubareka, Samira, Simmons, Nancy, Tuttle, Merlin
      Abstract: Barbara Kiser reviews five of the week’s best science picks.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Ben Barres (1954–2017)
    • Authors: Huberman; Andrew
      Abstract: Neurobiologist who advocated for gender equality in science.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Should we steer clear of the winner-takes-all approach'
    • Authors: Powell; Kendall
      Abstract: Bringing kindness into the lab and field helps to smooth interactions among scientists, and between scientists and the public, and improves research efficacy, argue founders and proponents of a fledgling Kindness in Science movement.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Support for US postdocs is growing slowly
    • Abstract: Report from National Postdoctoral Association highlights progress and pain points.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Chocolate chicken cheesecake
    • Authors: Pettit; M.
      Abstract: A taste of success.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Dietary trehalose enhances virulence of epidemic Clostridium difficile
    • Authors: Collins; J., Robinson, C., Danhof, H., Knetsch, C., Leeuwen, H., Lawley, T., Auchtung, J., Britton, R.
      Abstract: Two hypervirulent ribotypes of the enteric pathogen Clostridium difficile, RT027 and RT078, have independently acquired unique mechanisms to metabolize low concentrations of the disaccharide trehalose, suggesting a correlation between the emergence of these ribotypes and the widespread adoption of trehalose in the human diet.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Molecular mechanism of promoter opening by RNA polymerase III
    • Authors: Vorländer; Matthias, Khatter, Heena, Wetzel, Rene, Hagen, Wim, Müller, Christoph
      Abstract: Cryo-EM structures of Pol III preinitiation complexes are presented, comprising Pol III and the transcription factor TFIIIB bound to a natural promoter in different functional states.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Structural basis of RNA polymerase III transcription initiation
    • Authors: Abascal-Palacios; Guillermo, Ramsay, Ewan, Beuron, Fabienne, Morris, Edward, Vannini, Alessandro
      Abstract: Detailed structures of yeast RNA polymerase III and its initiation complex shed light on how the transcription of essential non-coding RNAs begins and allow comparisons with other RNA polymerases.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Black-hole-regulated star formation in massive galaxies
    • Authors: Martín-Navarro; Ignacio, Brodie, Jean, Romanowsky, Aaron, Ruiz-Lara, Tomás, Ven, Glenn
      Abstract: The star formation histories of galaxies, as encapsulated in their integrated optical spectra, depend on the mass of the black holes present at their centres.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Large granulation cells on the surface of the giant star π1 Gruis
    • Authors: Paladini; C., Baron, F., Jorissen, A., Bouquin, J.-B., Freytag, B., Eck, S., Wittkowski, M., Hron, J., Chiavassa, A., Berger, J.-P., Siopis, C., Mayer, A., Sadowski, G., Kravchenko, K., Shetye, S., Kerschbaum, F., Kluska, J., Ramstedt, S.
      Abstract: Interferometric images of the surface of the giant star π1 Gruis reveal few but large convective cells, consistent with existing models of stellar surface convection.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Systems of mechanized and reactive droplets powered by multi-responsive
           surfactants
    • Authors: Yang; Zhijie, Wei, Jingjing, Sobolev, Yaroslav, Grzybowski, Bartosz
      Abstract: Droplets covered with surfactants that respond to multiple stimuli can assemble into hierarchical assemblies or non-spherical, patchy structures, mimic systems of mechanical gears, and even harbour sequences of chemical reactions.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Emergent constraint on equilibrium climate sensitivity from global
           temperature variability
    • Authors: Cox; Peter, Huntingford, Chris, Williamson, Mark
      Abstract: Equilibrium climate sensitivity—which remains the largest uncertainty in climate projections—is constrained to a ‘likely’ range of 2.2–3.4 K by taking into account the variability of global temperature about long-term historical warming.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • A record of deep-ocean dissolved O2 from the oxidation state of iron in
           submarine basalts
    • Authors: Stolper; Daniel, Keller, C.
      Abstract: Deep-ocean O2 concentrations over the past 3.5 billion years are estimated using the oxidation state of iron in submarine basalts and indicate that deep-ocean oxygenation occurred in the Phanerozoic.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Warfare and wildlife declines in Africa’s protected areas
    • Authors: Daskin; Joshua, Pringle, Robert
      Abstract: Assessment of the impact of armed conflict on large herbivores in Africa between 1946 and 2010 reveals that high conflict frequency is an important predictor of wildlife population declines.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • A global map of travel time to cities to assess inequalities in
           accessibility in 2015
    • Authors: Weiss; D., Nelson, A., Gibson, H., Temperley, W., Peedell, S., Lieber, A., Hancher, M., Poyart, E., Belchior, S., Fullman, N., Mappin, B., Dalrymple, U., Rozier, J., Lucas, T., Howes, R., Tusting, L., Kang, S., Cameron, E., Bisanzio, D., Battle, K., Bhatt, S., Gething, P.
      Abstract: Travel time to cities in 2015 is quantified in a high-resolution global map that will be useful for socio-economic policy design and conservation research.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Paternal chromosome loss and metabolic crisis contribute to hybrid
           inviability in Xenopus
    • Authors: Gibeaux; Romain, Acker, Rachael, Kitaoka, Maiko, Georgiou, Georgios, Kruijsbergen, Ila, Ford, Breanna, Marcotte, Edward, Nomura, Daniel, Kwon, Taejoon, Veenstra, Gert, Heald, Rebecca
      Abstract: In hybrid inviability between Xenopus laevis and Xenopus tropicalis, genomic regions on two X. laevis chromosomes are incompatible with the X. tropicalis cytoplasm and are mis-segregated during mitosis, leading to unbalanced gene expression at the maternal to zygotic transition, followed by cell-autonomous catastrophic embryo death.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • An extracellular network of Arabidopsis leucine-rich repeat receptor
           kinases
    • Authors: Smakowska-Luzan; Elwira, Mott, G., Parys, Katarzyna, Stegmann, Martin, Howton, Timothy, Layeghifard, Mehdi, Neuhold, Jana, Lehner, Anita, Kong, Jixiang, Grünwald, Karin, Weinberger, Natascha, Satbhai, Santosh, Mayer, Dominik, Busch, Wolfgang, Madalinski, Mathias, Stolt-Bergner, Peggy, Provart, Nicholas, Mukhtar, M., Zipfel, Cyril, Desveaux, Darrell, Guttman, David, Belkhadir, Youssef
      Abstract: A high-throughput assay is used to analyse 40,000 potential extracellular domain interactions of a large family of plant cell surface receptors (LRR-RKs) and provide a cell surface interaction network for these receptors.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • High response rate to PD-1 blockade in desmoplastic melanomas
    • Authors: Eroglu; Zeynep, Zaretsky, Jesse, Hu-Lieskovan, Siwen, Kim, Dae, Algazi, Alain, Johnson, Douglas, Liniker, Elizabeth, Kong, Ben, Munhoz, Rodrigo, Rapisuwon, Suthee, Gherardini, Pier, Chmielowski, Bartosz, Wang, Xiaoyan, Shintaku, I., Wei, Cody, Sosman, Jeffrey, Joseph, Richard, Postow, Michael, Carlino, Matteo, Hwu, Wen-Jen, Scolyer, Richard, Messina, Jane, Cochran, Alistair, Long, Georgina, Ribas, Antoni
      Abstract: Immune checkpoint blockade with anti-PD-1 or anti-PD-L1 agents produces a high response rate in patients with desmoplastic melanoma.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Pharmacological activation of REV-ERBs is lethal in cancer and
           oncogene-induced senescence
    • Authors: Sulli; Gabriele, Rommel, Amy, Wang, Xiaojie, Kolar, Matthew, Puca, Francesca, Saghatelian, Alan, Plikus, Maksim, Verma, Inder, Panda, Satchidananda
      Abstract: REV-ERBs, nuclear hormone receptors that regulate transcription as part of the circadian clock cell machinery, inhibit autophagy and lipogenesis in premalignant and malignant cells and impair tumour growth in vivo.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • AMD1 mRNA employs ribosome stalling as a mechanism for molecular memory
           formation
    • Authors: Yordanova; Martina, Loughran, Gary, Zhdanov, Alexander, Mariotti, Marco, Kiniry, Stephen, O’Connor, Patrick, Andreev, Dmitry, Tzani, Ioanna, Saffert, Paul, Michel, Audrey, Gladyshev, Vadim, Papkovsky, Dmitry, Atkins, John, Baranov, Pavel
      Abstract: A regulatory mechanism that limits the number of complete protein molecules that can be synthesized from a single mRNA molecule of the human AMD1 gene encoding adenosylmethionine decarboxylase 1.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Architecture of a channel-forming O-antigen polysaccharide ABC transporter
    • Authors: Bi; Yunchen, Mann, Evan, Whitfield, Chris, Zimmer, Jochen
      Abstract: The crystal structure of a channel-forming O-antigen polysaccharide ABC transporter suggests a novel biopolymer translocation mechanism.
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Corrigendum: Groundwater depletion embedded in international food trade
    • Authors: Dalin; Carole, Wada, Yoshihide, Kastner, Thomas, Puma, Michael
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Corrigendum: Mechanism of early dissemination and metastasis in Her2+
           mammary cancer
    • Authors: Harper; Kathryn, Sosa, Maria, Entenberg, David, Hosseini, Hedayatollah, Cheung, Julie, Nobre, Rita, Avivar-Valderas, Alvaro, Nagi, Chandandaneep, Girnius, Nomeda, Davis, Roger, Farias, Eduardo, Condeelis, John, Klein, Christoph, Aguirre-Ghiso, Julio
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
  • Erratum: Large emissions from floodplain trees close the Amazon methane
           budget
    • Authors: Pangala; Sunitha, Enrich-Prast, Alex, Basso, Luana, Peixoto, Roberta, Bastviken, David, Hornibrook, Edward, Gatti, Luciana, Marotta, Humberto, Calazans, Luana, Sakuragui, Cassia, Bastos, Wanderley, Malm, Olaf, Gloor, Emanuel, Miller, John, Gauci, Vincent
      PubDate: 2018-01-15T23:20:50-05:00
      Issue No: Vol. 553, No. 7687 (2018)
       
 
 
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