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Nature is the international weekly journal of science: a magazine style journal that publishes full-length research papers in all disciplines of science, as well as News and Views, reviews, news, features, commentaries, web focuses and more, covering all branches of science and how science impacts upon all aspects of society and life.
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Europe’s Roma people are vulnerable to poor practice in genetics

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03416-3

Analysis of how papers and databases are handled and interpreted shows that geneticists in Europe must stamp out unethical research practices at home, not just abroad.

New mineral, FDA chief and the pandemic’s toll on research

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03435-0

The latest science news, in brief.

First Nations communities bring expertise to Canada’s scientific research

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03060-x

Researchers working with Indigenous partners are benefiting from traditional knowledge of the natural world.

Cerebellar neurons that curb food consumption

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03383-9

Artificial activation of neurons identified in a brain region called the cerebellum reduces food intake in mice. The findings could have implications for people with appetite disorders.

Millions of helpline calls reveal how COVID affected mental health

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03454-x

Data from almost 20 countries suggest that many callers were anxious and lonely rather than experiencing abuse or suicidal impulses.

A peek into the black box of human embryology

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03381-x

The molecular mechanisms involved in human gastrulation, a crucial stage in early embryonic development, have been largely elusive. Gene-expression data from a gastrulating human embryo shed light on this process.

Polar bear researchers struggle for air time

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03063-8

Arctic fieldwork in Canada takes place in a difficult funding landscape.

Canada’s researchers call for a return to stated science ambitions

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03059-4

The buzz created by a 2017 national science review has faded, prompting calls for a renewed focus on innovation.

How Canada stacks up in science against its closest competitors

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03061-w

A visual overview of investment, collaborations and institutional stand-outs.

Welcome home

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Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03396-4

The taste of freedom.

Iodine powers low-cost engines for satellites

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03384-8

Solid iodine transforms directly into gas when heated — a property that has been used to create cheap, compact engines that could make large networks of small satellites commercially viable.

Helpline data used to monitor population distress in a pandemic

Mer, 17/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 17 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03038-9

The initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic saw an increase in calls to mental-health helplines in 19 countries. Helpline-call data can be used to monitor distress at a population level in near-real time.

Daily briefing: How some fish can live for centuries

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03473-8

How some fish can live for more than 200 years, the questions swirling around new Alzheimer’s drugs and how one of the world’s last COVID-elimination strategies is panning out in China.

Funders need to credit open science

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03418-1

Funders need to credit open science

Presidents of Royal Society live long lives

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03420-7

Presidents of Royal Society live long lives

Link knowledge and action networks to tackle disasters

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03419-0

Link knowledge and action networks to tackle disasters

Reflections on a pioneer in electrical engineering

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03417-2

Reflections on a pioneer in electrical engineering

High-speed spinning yields some of the toughest spider silk ever found

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03443-0

The silk that whizzes out of jumping spiders mid-bound is of superior quality.

From the archive

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03382-w

Nature’s pages feature a look at scientific connections to Montpellier and discuss food in Paris during a siege.

Stagnating salaries present hurdles to career satisfaction

Mar, 16/11/2021 - 00:00

Nature, Published online: 16 November 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03041-0

Fewer than half of respondents to Nature’s 2021 salary and satisfaction survey feel positive about their prospects.