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Modified viruses deliver death to antibiotic-resistant bacteria

21 June 2017
 
 

Engineered microbes turn a bacterium's immune response against itself using CRISPR. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

China's genomics giant to make stock-market debut

21 June 2017
 
 

Once the world's biggest DNA sequencer for research, BGI is now looking to medical applications to boost profits. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

New journal blacklist, palm-oil ban and the world's top

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21 June 2017
 
 

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The fight to save thousands of lives with sea-floor sensors

21 June 2017
 
 

Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement, and search for signs of the next catastrophic quake. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

China cracks down on fake peer reviews

20 June 2017
 
 

Funding agencies announce harsh penalties and stronger policing efforts. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Teeth tell tale of hippo's quick spread across Africa

20 June 2017
 
 

Fossils from ancient hippo ancestor suggest that grass helped the animals to conquer a continent. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

A year on, Brexit brings lessons in uncertainty

20 June 2017
 
 

It is more important to understand the electorate than to make predictions about the outcome of elections, says Jane Green. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Strengthened US sanctions on Cuba disappoint scientists

19 June 2017
 
 

US President Donald Trump plans to roll back policies that aided collaboration between US and Cuban

scientists. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Ancient oak's youthful genome surprises biologists

19 June 2017
 
 

DNA of 234-year-old tree has few mutations, giving weight to idea that plants protect their stem cells. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Macron consolidates electoral victory

19 June 2017
 
 

The party of France's recently elected president won an absolute majority in its first general elections, with an agenda that included strong support for research. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Swipe right for science: Papr app is 'Tinder for preprints'

16 June 2017
 
 

App lets researchers rate life-sciences abstracts by swiping across a screen. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Biologists debate how to license preprints

16 June 2017
 
 

Flood of online manuscripts generates confusion about terms for distribution and reuse. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

15 June 2017
 
 

Probe sends entangled photons — which could underpin quantum-based data encryption — over unprecedented distance. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

15 June 2017
 
 

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Eye-opening picture of fetal immune system emerges

14 June 2017
 
 

Human fetuses have an immune system that acts differently from the adult version. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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