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US postdocs face steep challenges when starting families

29 June 2017
 
 

Researchers from ethnic minorities are more likely to be discouraged from taking parental leave. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

US lawmakers' science spending plans ignore Trump cuts

28 June 2017
 
 

NASA sees a slight increase under the proposed budget while funding for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is cut by 13%. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Survey reveals basic research in Canada is falling by the wayside

28 June 2017
 
 

The number of researchers who work on basic science questions has dropped precipitously. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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A billion-year arms race against viruses shaped our evolution

28 June 2017
 
 

Proteins involved in gene regulation once fought viruses. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Vaccine ruling from Europe's highest court isn't as crazy as scientists think

28 June 2017
 
 

Media and scientific uproar over admissible evidence 'exaggerated', say legal scholars. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Pirate sites, grizzly bears and a cholera outbreak

28 June 2017
 
 

The week in science: 23–29 June 2017. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Overlooked water loss in plants could throw off climate models

28 June 2017
 
 

Errors could cause researchers to overestimate the rate of photosynthesis when water is scarce. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

How quantum trickery can scramble cause and effect

28 June 2017
 
 

Logic-defying experiments in quantum causality can twist the notion of time itself. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Has Harry Potter mania cursed Indonesia's owls?

28 June 2017
 
 

Conservationists fear trend of selling wild-caught birds will hurt populations. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Let science be a springboard for politics

27 June 2017
 
 

Governing well demands the same mindset as doing good research, says James Martin Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Success of gravity-wave satellite paves way for three-craft mission

27 June 2017
 
 

Technology far exceeded expectations in LISA Pathfinder test. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Scientists in limbo as US Supreme Court allows modified travel ban

26 June 2017
 
 

Justices overturn lower-court rulings on policy targeting people from six majority-Muslim countries. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

US court grants Elsevier millions in damages from Sci-Hub

22 June 2017
 
 

Some doubt that the publishing giant will see any money from the pirate site. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Solar System survey casts doubt on mysterious 'Planet Nine'

22 June 2017
 
 

Orbits of four newfound objects show no signs of gravitational pull from proposed giant planet. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Air guns used in offshore oil exploration can kill tiny marine life

22 June 2017
 
 

Lethal effects from pulses of sound used to probe the sea floor can travel over a kilometre. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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