Causal Link Between Senescent Cells and Neurodegenerative Disease Found in Mice

In a mouse model of tau-dependent neurodegenerative disease, the clearance of senescent glial cells prevents the degeneration of cortical and hippocampal neurons and preserves cognitive function. | Continue reading


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Six months to Brexit: how scientists are preparing for the split

Seven researchers and campaigners tell Nature how Britain’s break-up with the EU is affecting research | Continue reading


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Geobiology reveals how human kidney stones dissolve in vivo

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Working gene drive for elimination of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes

Complete population collapse of malaria vector Anopheles gambiae in cages is achieved using a gene drive that targets doublesex. | Continue reading


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Neuromodulation of spinal networks enables stepping after complete paraplegia

In a human subject with chronic paraplegia, a combination of epidural electrical stimulation and long-term rehabilitative training have culminated in the first report of unassisted, voluntary independent stepping in a paralyzed individual. | Continue reading


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Octopuses on ecstasy just want a cuddle: Research Highlights

Molluscs’ reaction to popular party drug echoes humans’ response. | Continue reading


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Discovery of Galileo’s lost letter shows he edited his ideas to fool Inquisition

Exclusive: Document shows that the astronomer toned down the claims that triggered science history’s most infamous battle — then lied about his edits. | Continue reading


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Reimagining of Schrödinger’s cat breaks quantum mechanics, and stumps physicists

In a multi-‘cat’ experiment, the textbook interpretation of quantum theory seems to lead to contradictory pictures of reality, physicists claim. | Continue reading


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World's first animal was a pancake-shaped prehistoric ocean dweller

Fossils of ancient sea creatures answer a long-standing question about how animals became bigger and more complex. | Continue reading


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African and Asian researchers are hampered by visa problems

Researchers from these continents are three to four times more likely to experience visa problems when travelling for work than are Europeans and Americans. | Continue reading


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A new way to capture the brain’s electrical symphony

How voltage readings from individual neurons could power the next revolution in neuroscience. | Continue reading


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Prehistoric children as young as eight worked as brickmakers and miners

Bones and artefacts suggest that kids laboured at skilled tasks thousands of years ago. | Continue reading


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Retinal Repair: Future Treatments for Millions Affected by Retinal Degeneration

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Gene-edited epidermal stem cells protect mice from cocaine-seeking behavior/OD

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Autogenous efficient acceleration of energetic ions upstream of Earths bow shock

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Leidenfrost wheels

Water drops placed at rest on flat, hot solids are found to rotate and spontaneously propel themselves in the direction of their rotation. The effect is due to symmetry breaking of the flow inside the drop, which couples rotation to translation. | Continue reading


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Thousands of scientists publish a paper every five days

To highlight uncertain norms in authorship, John P. A. Ioannidis, Richard Klavans and Kevin W. Boyack identified the most prolific scientists of recent years. | Continue reading


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Post-crash economics: have we learnt nothing?

A decade on from a worldwide financial meltdown, economics teaching is still stuck in the past, warns Maeve Cohen. | Continue reading


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The storm researchers on the watch as Hurricane Florence approaches

Nature talks to Rick Luettich, whose team in North Carolina is busy trying to predict the impacts of a powerful — and unusual — tempest. | Continue reading


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AI helps unlock ‘dark matter’ of bizarre superconductors

Machine learning supports 20-year-old theory of bizarre electron behaviour in high-temperature superconductor. | Continue reading


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In vivo CRISPR editing with no detectable genome-wide off-target mutations

A strategy developed to define off-target effects of gene-editing nucleases in whole organisms is validated and leveraged to show that CRISPR–Cas9 nucleases can be used effectively in vivo without inducing detectable off-target mutations. | Continue reading


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The earliest known drawing in history sends a message through 73,000 years

Cross-hatched crayon on a rock shard suggests early humans indulged in abstract art. | Continue reading


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Silicon CMOS architecture for a spin-based quantum computer

Realisation of large-scale quantum computation requires both error correction capability and a large number of qubits. Here, the authors propose to use a CMOS-compatible architecture featuring a spin qubit surface code and individual qubit control via floating memory gate electro … | Continue reading


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Cryovolcanism on the Earth: Origin of a Crater in the Yamal Peninsula (Russia)

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Wireless whispering-gallery-mode sensor for thermal sensing and aerial mapping

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Thousands of scientists publish a paper every five days

To highlight uncertain norms in authorship, John P. A. Ioannidis, Richard Klavans and Kevin W. Boyack identified the most prolific scientists of recent years. | Continue reading


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How to stop data centres from gobbling up the world’s electricity

The energy-efficiency drive at the information factories that serve us Facebook, Google and Bitcoin. | Continue reading


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The self-made women who created the Myers–Briggs

S. Alexander Haslam enjoys the tale of how a questionable personality quiz went global. | Continue reading


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The Last Polymath: Review of “Helmholtz: A Life in Science” by David Cahan

Henning Schmidgen praises a tome on Helmholtz, titan of nineteenth-century science. | Continue reading


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100-fold enhancement in far-field radiative heat transfer over blackbody limit

Rates of radiative heat transfer between sub-wavelength planar membranes are experimentally and theoretically shown to exceed the blackbody limit in the far field by more than two orders of magnitude. | Continue reading


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Pivotal CRISPR patent battle won by Broad Institute

Team from the University of California, Berkeley, loses appeal over coveted gene-editing technology. | Continue reading


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Mood variations decoded from multi-site intracranial human brain activity

Mood state changes are decoded using human neural activity data from electrodes implanted in seven epilepsy patients. | Continue reading


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Podcast: Space junk, and a physicist’s perspective on life

Hear the biggest stories from the world of science | 6 September 2018 | Continue reading


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Jupiter’s magnetic field revealed by the Juno spacecraft

Maps of Jupiter’s magnetic field probe the planet’s interior. | Continue reading


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A complex dynamo inferred from hemispheric dichotomy of Jupiter’s magnetic field

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Complex dynamo inferred from hemispheric dichotomy of Jupiter’s magnetic field

Maps of Jupiter’s internal magnetic field at a range of depths reveal an unusual morphology, suggesting that Jupiter’s dynamo, unlike Earth’s, does not operate in a thick, homogeneous shell. | Continue reading


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The quest to conquer Earth’s space junk problem

Zombie satellites, rocket shards and collision debris are creating major traffic risks in orbits around the planet. Researchers are working to reduce the threats posed by more than 20,000 objects in space. | Continue reading


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Designer atom arrays for quantum computing

Two methods for sorting atoms into arbitrary 3D arrangements. | Continue reading


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Large-scale silicon quantum photonic implementing arbitrary two-qubit processing

A fully programmable two-qubit quantum processor with more than 200 components is demonstrated by using silicon photonic circuits. A two-qubit quantum approximate optimization algorithm and simulation of Szegedy quantum walks are implemented. | Continue reading


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Reconstructing the retina

The ways in which lost vision might be restored are coming into focus as researchers move closer to recreating the eye’s most complex structure — the retina — in the laboratory. | Continue reading


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A mechanistic model of connector hubs, modularity and cognition

Brain networks are characterized by nodes and hubs that determine information flow within and between areas. Bertolero et al. show that task-driven changes to hub and node connectivity increase modularity and improve cognitive performance. | Continue reading


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‘Plan S’: all scientific works free to read as soon as they are published

European Commission special envoy Robert-Jan Smits has spearheaded a plan to make all scientific works free to read. | Continue reading


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Forgotten heroes of the Enigma story

Polish codebreakers paved the way for Alan Turing to decrypt German messages in the Second World War. Joanne Baker commends a gripping tale. | Continue reading


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Enrichment of genetic markers of recent human evolution in educ. and cog. traits

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Schrödinger’s cat among biology’s pigeons: 75 years of What Is Life?

Philip Ball revisits a book that crystallized key concepts in modern molecular biology. | Continue reading


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Hybrid Optical-Electronic Convolutional Neural Networks

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Research is set up for bullies to thrive

Working conditions in academic labs encourage abusive supervision. It is time to improve monitoring of and penalties for abuse, says Sherry Moss. | Continue reading


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Gravitational constant, G, measured with record precision

Two independent determinations of the gravitational constant. | Continue reading


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