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  • Maize cob from prehistoric village reveals record-setting virus
    • Maize cob from prehistoric village reveals record-setting virus

      Maize cob from prehistoric village reveals record-setting virus, Published online: 19 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07085-7

      Maize from the Antelope House settlement in an Arizona canyon concealed a virus for a millennium.Maize cob from prehistoric village reveals record-setting virus, Published online: 2018-10-19; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07085-72018-10-19
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07085-7
       
  • The value of a PhD gap year
    • The value of a PhD gap year

      The value of a PhD gap year, Published online: 19 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07120-7

      Taking a break from research can give you so much more than just a well-earned rest, says Janani Hariharan.The value of a PhD gap year, Published online: 2018-10-19; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07120-72018-10-19
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07120-7
       
  • Daily briefing: Why the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is
           seductive, but wrong
    • Daily briefing: Why the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is seductive, but wrong

      Daily briefing: Why the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is seductive, but wrong, Published online: 19 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07130-5

      At least in this timeline. Plus: we hear why a PhD isn’t for everyone and tempt you with the best science books of the season.Daily briefing: Why the many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics is seductive, but wrong, Published online: 2018-10-19; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07130-52018-10-19
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07130-5
       
  • Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places
    • Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places

      Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places, Published online: 19 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07115-4

      To prevent the virus from rebounding after drug therapy, researchers must first map where it lurks in the body.Virus detectives test whole-body scans in search of HIV's hiding places, Published online: 2018-10-19; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07115-42018-10-19
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07115-4
       
  • When proteins stand on their heads for science
    • When proteins stand on their heads for science

      When proteins stand on their heads for science, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07102-9

      Bioengineered molecules promise to bolster optogenetics, a widely used approach for studying neurons.When proteins stand on their heads for science, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07102-92018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07102-9
       
  • Double the fun: Mars scientists push NASA to send rock-harvesting rover to
           two sites
    • Double the fun: Mars scientists push NASA to send rock-harvesting rover to two sites

      Double the fun: Mars scientists push NASA to send rock-harvesting rover to two sites, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07064-y

      The US$2.4-billion mission aims to collect the first samples for return from the red planet.Double the fun: Mars scientists push NASA to send rock-harvesting rover to two sites, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07064-y2018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07064-y
       
  • Catalytic enantioconvergent coupling of secondary and tertiary
           electrophiles with olefins
    • Catalytic enantioconvergent coupling of secondary and tertiary electrophiles with olefins

      Catalytic enantioconvergent coupling of secondary and tertiary electrophiles with olefins, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0669-y

      Catalytic enantioconvergent coupling of secondary and tertiary electrophiles with olefinsCatalytic enantioconvergent coupling of secondary and tertiary electrophiles with olefins, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0669-y2018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0669-y
       
  • Gloomy 1970s predictions about Earth’s fate still hold true
    • Gloomy 1970s predictions about Earth’s fate still hold true

      Gloomy 1970s predictions about Earth’s fate still hold true, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07117-2

      Four decades ago, the Club of Rome predicted looming economic collapse in its iconic ‘Limits to Growth’ report. An update of the analysis sees much the same picture.Gloomy 1970s predictions about Earth’s fate still hold true, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07117-22018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07117-2
       
  • Toothless whale fossil fills gap in filter-feeding evolution
    • Toothless whale fossil fills gap in filter-feeding evolution

      Toothless whale fossil fills gap in filter-feeding evolution, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07070-0

      Analysis of jawbones suggests early baleen whales used suction to vacuum up their prey.Toothless whale fossil fills gap in filter-feeding evolution, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07070-02018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07070-0
       
  • Teach undergraduates that doing a PhD will require them to embrace failure
    • Teach undergraduates that doing a PhD will require them to embrace failure

      Teach undergraduates that doing a PhD will require them to embrace failure, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06905-0

      Students must learn that a doctoral degree isn’t for everyone — and that not doing one might be a better option.Teach undergraduates that doing a PhD will require them to embrace failure, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06905-02018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06905-0
       
  • NIH releases plan for determining whether sick research chimps should be
           moved to sanctuaries
    • NIH releases plan for determining whether sick research chimps should be moved to sanctuaries

      NIH releases plan for determining whether sick research chimps should be moved to sanctuaries, Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07122-5

      US National Institutes of Health guidelines will determine where its frail and elderly chimpanzees should spend their retirement.NIH releases plan for determining whether sick research chimps should be moved to sanctuaries, Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07122-52018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07122-5
       
  • Daily briefing: Top institutions get more grants (but deliver much less
           for the money)
    • Daily briefing: Top institutions get more grants (but deliver much less for the money)

      Daily briefing: Top institutions get more grants (but deliver much less for the money), Published online: 18 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07125-2

      “Lesser” institutions make grant money go further, a method of flight new to nature and cuttlefish skin reveals their thoughts.Daily briefing: Top institutions get more grants (but deliver much less for the money), Published online: 2018-10-18; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07125-22018-10-18
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07125-2
       
  • Ceramic–metal composites for heat exchangers in concentrated solar
           power plants
    • Ceramic–metal composites for heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants

      Ceramic–metal composites for heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0593-1

      A robust ceramic/refractory metal (ZrC/W)-based composite for use in heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants above 1,023 kelvin is described, having attractive high-temperature thermal, mechanical and chemical properties combined with cost-effective processing.Ceramic–metal composites for heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0593-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0593-1
       
  • Encourage early-career scientists to shape policy
    • Encourage early-career scientists to shape policy

      Encourage early-career scientists to shape policy, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07057-x

      Encourage early-career scientists to shape policyEncourage early-career scientists to shape policy, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07057-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07057-x
       
  • Chen et al. reply
    • Chen et al. reply

      Chen et al. reply, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0562-8

      Chen et al. replyChen et al. reply, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0562-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0562-8
       
  • Improved limit on the electric dipole moment of the electron
    • Improved limit on the electric dipole moment of the electron

      Improved limit on the electric dipole moment of the electron, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0599-8

      An experimental measurement of the electric dipole moment of the electron with sensitivity an order of magnitude better than previous studies increases the accessible mass range of fundamental particles by a factor of three.Improved limit on the electric dipole moment of the electron, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0599-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0599-8
       
  • The evolution of music, algorithmic culture, and the cut and thrust of
           medicine: New in paperback
    • The evolution of music, algorithmic culture, and the cut and thrust of medicine: New in paperback

      The evolution of music, algorithmic culture, and the cut and thrust of medicine: New in paperback, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07040-6

      Mary Craig rounds up the highlights of this season’s releases.The evolution of music, algorithmic culture, and the cut and thrust of medicine: New in paperback, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07040-62018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07040-6
       
  • The fight against non-communicable disease in emerging economies
    • The fight against non-communicable disease in emerging economies

      The fight against non-communicable disease in emerging economies, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06974-1

      Health-care providers in low- and middle-income countries are shifting their focus away from infections, and towards the bigger problems of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.The fight against non-communicable disease in emerging economies, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06974-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06974-1
       
  • Genome organization and DNA accessibility control antigenic variation in
           trypanosomes
    • Genome organization and DNA accessibility control antigenic variation in trypanosomes

      Genome organization and DNA accessibility control antigenic variation in trypanosomes, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0619-8

      Long-read sequencing allows the assembly of antigen-gene arrays in Trypanosoma brucei and, coupled with deletion experiments, demonstrates that histone variants act as a molecular link between genome architecture, chromatin conformation and antigen variation.Genome organization and DNA accessibility control antigenic variation in trypanosomes, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0619-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0619-8
       
  • Podcast: Cannabis cultivation in Canada and the Sun's place in history
    • Podcast: Cannabis cultivation in Canada and the Sun's place in history

      Podcast: Cannabis cultivation in Canada and the Sun's place in history, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07092-8

      Shamini Bundell and Noah Baker bring you the latest science news, direct to your earsPodcast: Cannabis cultivation in Canada and the Sun's place in history, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07092-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07092-8
       
  • WHO says Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak is not an international
           emergency
    • WHO says Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak is not an international emergency

      WHO says Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak is not an international emergency, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07116-3

      Officials say the Democratic Republic of the Congo is practised at containing the virus’s spread — but that the warzone outbreak requires extra vigilance.WHO says Africa’s latest Ebola outbreak is not an international emergency, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07116-32018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07116-3
       
  • Why an elephant’s tail is a feeble fly-swatter
    • Why an elephant’s tail is a feeble fly-swatter

      Why an elephant’s tail is a feeble fly-swatter, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07069-7

      Tails serve as effective non-lethal weapons against pests.Why an elephant’s tail is a feeble fly-swatter, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07069-72018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07069-7
       
  • Cermet material could aid the development of future power plants
    • Cermet material could aid the development of future power plants

      Cermet material could aid the development of future power plants, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07005-9

      A remarkable metal–ceramic composite material has been produced that could aid the development of the next generation of power plants — and might even have a role in curing the world of its addiction to fossil fuels.Cermet material could aid the development of future power plants, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07005-92018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07005-9
       
  • Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak sparked by rats
    • Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak sparked by rats

      Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak sparked by rats, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07024-6

      Analysis calms fears that the virus had mutated into a super-bug that could move more easily from person to person.Nigeria’s largest Lassa fever outbreak sparked by rats, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07024-62018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07024-6
       
  • A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion
    • A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion

      A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0604-2

      The flight of dandelion seeds is enabled by an extraordinary vortex ring, which was revealed by the visualization of the flow around the seed.A separated vortex ring underlies the flight of the dandelion, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0604-22018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0604-2
       
  • A living display system resolved pixel by pixel
    • A living display system resolved pixel by pixel

      A living display system resolved pixel by pixel, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05909-0

      Pigmented cells in the skin of cuttlefish can contract or relax to produce different skin-colour patterns. Tracking the dynamics of these cells reveals how this display system develops, and how it is controlled.A living display system resolved pixel by pixel, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05909-02018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-05909-0
       
  • Daily briefing: Canuck botanists embrace cannabis
    • Daily briefing: Canuck botanists embrace cannabis

      Daily briefing: Canuck botanists embrace cannabis, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07095-5

      Canada’s cannabis science boom, how we might track hundreds of thousands of animals from space, and how scientists can tackle trolls.Daily briefing: Canuck botanists embrace cannabis, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07095-52018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07095-5
       
  • Why China is a hotspot for international students
    • Why China is a hotspot for international students

      Why China is a hotspot for international students , Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07048-y

      Generous student scholarships help to boost the nation’s allure.Why China is a hotspot for international students , Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07048-y2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07048-y
       
  • Progress on antibiotic resistance
    • Progress on antibiotic resistance

      Progress on antibiotic resistance, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07031-7

      Clinicians, companies and researchers have come together to suggest ways to break the deadlock on finding better ways to prescribe antibiotics.Progress on antibiotic resistance, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07031-72018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07031-7
       
  • Glacial expansion of oxygen-depleted seawater in the eastern tropical
           Pacific
    • Glacial expansion of oxygen-depleted seawater in the eastern tropical Pacific

      Glacial expansion of oxygen-depleted seawater in the eastern tropical Pacific, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0589-x

      A downward expansion of oxygen depletion in the eastern Pacific Ocean during the last ice age suggests an increase in the respired carbon reservoir, contributing to the lower levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide during this period.Glacial expansion of oxygen-depleted seawater in the eastern tropical Pacific, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0589-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0589-x
       
  • Ferromagnetism
    • Ferromagnetism

      Ferromagnetism, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07050-4

      Strange attraction.Ferromagnetism, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07050-42018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07050-4
       
  • Elucidating the control and development of skin patterning in cuttlefish
    • Elucidating the control and development of skin patterning in cuttlefish

      Elucidating the control and development of skin patterning in cuttlefish, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0591-3

      Tracking analyses of tens of thousands of individual chromatophores in freely behaving cephalopods enable studies of behaviour and development at cellular resolution.Elucidating the control and development of skin patterning in cuttlefish, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0591-32018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0591-3
       
  • Chromatin clues to the trypanosome parasite’s uniform coat
    • Chromatin clues to the trypanosome parasite’s uniform coat

      Chromatin clues to the trypanosome parasite’s uniform coat, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07008-6

      The parasite Trypanosoma brucei causes sleeping sickness. It evades human defences by changing the version of a protein that coats its surface. Analysis of its genome and nuclear structure clarifies this variation process.Chromatin clues to the trypanosome parasite’s uniform coat, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07008-62018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07008-6
       
  • Cryo-EM structure of the Ebola virus nucleoprotein–RNA complex at
           3.6 Å resolution
    • Cryo-EM structure of the Ebola virus nucleoprotein–RNA complex at 3.6 Å resolution

      Cryo-EM structure of the Ebola virus nucleoprotein–RNA complex at 3.6 Å resolution, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0630-0

      Near-atomic resolution cryo-electron microscopy structures of the Zaire ebolavirus nucleoprotein indicate a complex transition from the RNA-free to RNA-bound forms of the protein, and reveal the mechanism of oligomer formation and helical assembly.Cryo-EM structure of the Ebola virus nucleoprotein–RNA complex at 3.6 Å resolution, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0630-02018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0630-0
       
  • How building trust has proved central to overcoming malaria
    • How building trust has proved central to overcoming malaria

      How building trust has proved central to overcoming malaria, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06972-3

      Efforts to improve the health of a community will not succeed if the community does not want them to.How building trust has proved central to overcoming malaria, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06972-32018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06972-3
       
  • Revolutionary microscopy technique nets most lucrative prize in science
    • Revolutionary microscopy technique nets most lucrative prize in science

      Revolutionary microscopy technique nets most lucrative prize in science, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07079-5

      The Breakthrough awards, each worth US$3 million, honour advances in the life sciences, physics and mathematics.Revolutionary microscopy technique nets most lucrative prize in science, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07079-52018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07079-5
       
  • A mesocortical dopamine circuit enables the cultural transmission of vocal
           behaviour
    • A mesocortical dopamine circuit enables the cultural transmission of vocal behaviour

      A mesocortical dopamine circuit enables the cultural transmission of vocal behaviour, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0636-7

      A dopaminergic mesocortical circuit in juvenile zebra finches detects the presence of an adult zebra finch tutor and helps to encode the performance of the tutor, facilitating the cultural transmission of vocal behaviour.A mesocortical dopamine circuit enables the cultural transmission of vocal behaviour, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0636-72018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0636-7
       
  • Functional genomic landscape of acute myeloid leukaemia
    • Functional genomic landscape of acute myeloid leukaemia

      Functional genomic landscape of acute myeloid leukaemia, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0623-z

      Analyses of samples from patients with acute myeloid leukaemia reveal that drug response is associated with mutational status and gene expression; the generated dataset provides a basis for future clinical and functional studies of this disease.Functional genomic landscape of acute myeloid leukaemia, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0623-z2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0623-z
       
  • Science without borders: 4 big questions
    • Science without borders: 4 big questions

      Science without borders: 4 big questions, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06975-0

      Working as a scientist in low- and middle-income countries can be challenging, but it also provides the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives.Science without borders: 4 big questions, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06975-02018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06975-0
       
  • Solar flair: the Sun on show
    • Solar flair: the Sun on show

      Solar flair: the Sun on show, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07093-7

      Elizabeth Gibney soaks up an exhibition blazing with hot science and cultural riches.Solar flair: the Sun on show, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07093-72018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07093-7
       
  • Biodiversity increases and decreases ecosystem stability
    • Biodiversity increases and decreases ecosystem stability

      Biodiversity increases and decreases ecosystem stability, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0627-8

      Species richness was found to increase temporal stability but decrease resistance to warming in an experiment involving 690 micro-ecosystems consisting of 1 to 6 species of bacterivorous ciliates that were sampled over 40 days.Biodiversity increases and decreases ecosystem stability, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0627-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0627-8
       
  • Science without borders
    • Science without borders

      Science without borders, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06970-5

      The full scientific potential of emerging economies has yet to be realized.Science without borders, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06970-52018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06970-5
       
  • Space-borne Bose–Einstein condensation for precision interferometry
    • Space-borne Bose–Einstein condensation for precision interferometry

      Space-borne Bose–Einstein condensation for precision interferometry, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0605-1

      A Bose–Einstein condensate is created in space that has sufficient stability to enable its characteristic dynamics to be studied.Space-borne Bose–Einstein condensation for precision interferometry, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0605-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0605-1
       
  • A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning
    • A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning

      A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0633-x

      The cerebellum is critical for the coding of future movement in the frontal cortex.A cortico-cerebellar loop for motor planning, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0633-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0633-x
       
  • Why fewer women than men ask questions at conferences
    • Why fewer women than men ask questions at conferences

      Why fewer women than men ask questions at conferences, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07049-x

      More time is needed for questions and breaks before the question stage.Why fewer women than men ask questions at conferences, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07049-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07049-x
       
  • Revealed: the extraordinary flight of the dandelion
    • Revealed: the extraordinary flight of the dandelion

      Revealed: the extraordinary flight of the dandelion, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07032-6

      The floating of a seed shows how appreciating the wonders of the Universe can begin with a new look at the everyday.Revealed: the extraordinary flight of the dandelion, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07032-62018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07032-6
       
  • Proposed early signs of life not set in stone
    • Proposed early signs of life not set in stone

      Proposed early signs of life not set in stone, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06994-x

      Efforts to find early traces of life on Earth often focus on structures in ancient rocks, called stromatolites, that formed by microbial activity. One of the oldest proposed stromatolite discoveries has now been questioned.Proposed early signs of life not set in stone, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06994-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06994-x
       
  • Dandelion seeds fly using ‘impossible’ method never before
           seen in nature
    • Dandelion seeds fly using ‘impossible’ method never before seen in nature

      Dandelion seeds fly using ‘impossible’ method never before seen in nature, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07084-8

      The seeds contain a lot of open space, which seems to be the key to sustaining flight.Dandelion seeds fly using ‘impossible’ method never before seen in nature, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07084-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07084-8
       
  • Exploring the Universe with matter waves
    • Exploring the Universe with matter waves

      Exploring the Universe with matter waves, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07009-5

      An exotic ultracold gas known as a Bose–Einstein condensate has been produced and studied in space. Such gases could be used to build quantum sensors that probe the properties of the Universe with extreme precision.Exploring the Universe with matter waves, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07009-52018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07009-5
       
  • Re-evaluating the p7 viroporin structure
    • Re-evaluating the p7 viroporin structure

      Re-evaluating the p7 viroporin structure, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0561-9

      Re-evaluating the p7 viroporin structureRe-evaluating the p7 viroporin structure, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0561-92018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0561-9
       
  • A call for early-career scientists to build a global science accord
    • A call for early-career scientists to build a global science accord

      A call for early-career scientists to build a global science accord, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06973-2

      Just like climate change, basic science needs transnational support, says Nobel laureate and biologist Elizabeth Blackburn.A call for early-career scientists to build a global science accord, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06973-22018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06973-2
       
  • Rocket crash, alcohol warnings and astronomy’s leaky pipeline
    • Rocket crash, alcohol warnings and astronomy’s leaky pipeline

      Rocket crash, alcohol warnings and astronomy’s leaky pipeline, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07035-3

      The week in science: 12–18 October 2018.Rocket crash, alcohol warnings and astronomy’s leaky pipeline, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07035-32018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07035-3
       
  • The secret physics of dandelion seeds
    • The secret physics of dandelion seeds

      The secret physics of dandelion seeds, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07103-8

      Dandelion seeds fly using previously unknown physicsThe secret physics of dandelion seeds, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07103-82018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07103-8
       
  • Cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin
    • Cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin

      Cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07023-7

      Elaborate video system tracks how pigment cells controlled by neurons generate complex patterns of camouflage.Cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07023-72018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07023-7
       
  • Author Correction: Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common
           co-receptor in plant signalling
    • Author Correction: Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common co-receptor in plant signalling

      Author Correction: Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common co-receptor in plant signalling, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0663-4

      Author Correction: Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common co-receptor in plant signallingAuthor Correction: Phosphocode-dependent functional dichotomy of a common co-receptor in plant signalling, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0663-42018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0663-4
       
  • Black-hole chronicles: chasing the gravitational beast
    • Black-hole chronicles: chasing the gravitational beast

      Black-hole chronicles: chasing the gravitational beast, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07042-4

      Richard Panek on two books tackling a counter-intuitive concept that defied Einstein.Black-hole chronicles: chasing the gravitational beast, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07042-42018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07042-4
       
  • World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in
    • World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in

      World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07066-w

      Wily herbivores have breached a fence intended to protect the 43-hectare ‘Pando’ aspen.World’s biggest plant shrinks as hungry deer move in, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07066-w2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07066-w
       
  • Reassessing evidence of life in 3,700-million-year-old rocks of Greenland
    • Reassessing evidence of life in 3,700-million-year-old rocks of Greenland

      Reassessing evidence of life in 3,700-million-year-old rocks of Greenland, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0610-4

      In contrast to a previous study of 3,700-million-year-old rocks of the Isua supracrustal belt in Greenland, which presented fossil evidence of stromatolites (macroscopic remains of layered microbial communities), this study shows that these ‘stromatolites’ are features of deformation unconnected to the processes of organic life.Reassessing evidence of life in 3,700-million-year-old rocks of Greenland, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0610-42018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0610-4
       
  • Western Australia’s science finds strength in its isolation
    • Western Australia’s science finds strength in its isolation

      Western Australia’s science finds strength in its isolation, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07045-1

      Deep local collaborations and research with regional character are powerful drivers in the state, one of the world’s most remote scientific communities.Western Australia’s science finds strength in its isolation, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07045-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07045-1
       
  • Co-produced data: open access tests trust
    • Co-produced data: open access tests trust

      Co-produced data: open access tests trust, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07059-9

      Co-produced data: open access tests trustCo-produced data: open access tests trust, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07059-92018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07059-9
       
  • Paths to success for African scientists
    • Paths to success for African scientists

      Paths to success for African scientists, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06971-4

      Pursuing a career in science in Africa involves challenges not faced by researchers who remain in the high-income countries in which they studied.Paths to success for African scientists, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-06971-42018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-06971-4
       
  • LILRB4 signalling in leukaemia cells mediates T cell suppression and
           tumour infiltration
    • LILRB4 signalling in leukaemia cells mediates T cell suppression and tumour infiltration

      LILRB4 signalling in leukaemia cells mediates T cell suppression and tumour infiltration, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0615-z

      The receptor LILRB4 on monocytic leukaemia cells suppresses T cell activity and support the infiltration of tumour cells into tissues.LILRB4 signalling in leukaemia cells mediates T cell suppression and tumour infiltration, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0615-z2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0615-z
       
  • A two per cent Hubble constant measurement from standard sirens within
           five years
    • A two per cent Hubble constant measurement from standard sirens within five years

      A two per cent Hubble constant measurement from standard sirens within five years, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0606-0

      Gravitational-wave observations of binary neutron-star mergers will enable precision measurements of the Hubble constant within five years.A two per cent Hubble constant measurement from standard sirens within five years, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0606-02018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/s41586-018-0606-0
       
  • How cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin
    • How cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin

      How cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07097-3

      A new technique is allowing researchers to study the inner workings of the cuttlefish brain by tracking colour changing cells in their skinHow cuttlefish wear their thoughts on their skin, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07097-32018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07097-3
       
  • A beetle’s secret sauce prevents its diet of carrion from
           liquefying
    • A beetle’s secret sauce prevents its diet of carrion from liquefying

      A beetle’s secret sauce prevents its diet of carrion from liquefying, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07052-2

      The burial beetle and its microbiome conspire to prevent cadavers from rotting.A beetle’s secret sauce prevents its diet of carrion from liquefying, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07052-22018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07052-2
       
  • The wide world of weed research
    • The wide world of weed research

      The wide world of weed research, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07081-x

      As Canada lifts most of its restrictions on studying cannabis, here’s a look at how the rest of the world is faring.The wide world of weed research, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07081-x2018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07081-x
       
  • What legal weed in Canada means for science
    • What legal weed in Canada means for science

      What legal weed in Canada means for science, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07037-1

      Opportunities abound to improve the cultivation of a once-forbidden plant.What legal weed in Canada means for science, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07037-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07037-1
       
  • No need for juvenile language in Nature
    • No need for juvenile language in Nature

      No need for juvenile language in Nature, Published online: 17 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07061-1

      No need for juvenile language in Nature No need for juvenile language in Nature, Published online: 2018-10-17; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07061-12018-10-17
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07061-1
       
  • The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing wildlife
    • The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing wildlife

      The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing wildlife, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07036-2

      Martin Wikelski has spent 17 years getting an antenna into space to track animals around the world. That’s the first step in his plan to revolutionize biology.The internet of animals that could help to save vanishing wildlife, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07036-22018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07036-2
       
  • Promises and pitfalls of imaging the brain
    • Promises and pitfalls of imaging the brain

      Promises and pitfalls of imaging the brain, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07043-3

      Chris Baker enjoys Russell Poldrack’s clear-eyed account of attempts to decode brains scans.Promises and pitfalls of imaging the brain, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07043-32018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07043-3
       
  • Real-life stories of online harassment — and how scientists got
           through it
    • Real-life stories of online harassment — and how scientists got through it

      Real-life stories of online harassment — and how scientists got through it, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07046-0

      Certain fields draw frequent attacks on social media and other digital platforms. Three scientists explain how they navigate the minefields.Real-life stories of online harassment — and how scientists got through it, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07046-02018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07046-0
       
  • The biggest pandemic risk' Viral misinformation
    • The biggest pandemic risk? Viral misinformation

      The biggest pandemic risk? Viral misinformation , Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07034-4

      A century after the world’s worst flu epidemic, rapid spread of misinformation is undermining trust in vaccines crucial to public health, warns Heidi Larson.The biggest pandemic risk? Viral misinformation , Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07034-42018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07034-4
       
  • Act now to close chemical-weapons loophole
    • Act now to close chemical-weapons loophole

      Act now to close chemical-weapons loophole, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07058-w

      Act now to close chemical-weapons loopholeAct now to close chemical-weapons loophole, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07058-w2018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07058-w
       
  • The global tide of blood in history, medicine and culture
    • The global tide of blood in history, medicine and culture

      The global tide of blood in history, medicine and culture, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07041-5

      Tilli Tansey navigates the extraordinary story of the life-giving liquid.The global tide of blood in history, medicine and culture, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07041-52018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07041-5
       
  • Genes unleashed: how the Victorians engineered our dogs
    • Genes unleashed: how the Victorians engineered our dogs

      Genes unleashed: how the Victorians engineered our dogs, Published online: 16 October 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07039-z

      Meg Olmert weighs up a tale of artificial selection, class, entertainment and more than 200 breeds.Genes unleashed: how the Victorians engineered our dogs, Published online: 2018-10-16; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07039-z2018-10-16
      DOI: 10.1038/d41586-018-07039-z
       
 
 
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