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How to map the circuits that define us

09 August 2017
 
 

Neuroscientists want to understand how tangles of neurons produce complex behaviours, but even the simplest networks defy understanding. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Thousands across India march in support of science

09 August 2017
 
 

Inspired by global demonstrations, protesters demand respect for research. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Telescope protest, GM salmon and a giant 'dead zone'

09 August 2017
 
 

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Mysteries of Sun's corona on view during upcoming eclipse

09 August 2017
 
 

From ground, sky and space, researchers are ready to test latest technologies on the Great American Eclipse. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Citizen scientists chase total solar eclipse

09 August 2017
 
 

Non-scientists are being recruited to collect data on everything from the Sun's outer atmosphere to animal behaviour. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Insomnia linked to premature birth in study of 3 million mothers

08 August 2017
 
 

Women with sleep disorders were about twice as likely to deliver babies more than six weeks early. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Commit to talks on patient data and public health

08 August 2017
 
 

Gene-edited embryos are exciting, but the truly urgent conversations concern genomic medicine, says Vivienne Parry. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Home-grown scientists step up to save Africa's primates

08 August 2017
 
 

Scientific network aims to train a generation of African leaders in primate research. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Half of papers searched for online are free to read

07 August 2017
 
 

Large study of open research analysed reader data from Unpaywall tool, which finds freely available versions of articles. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

First genetically engineered salmon sold in Canada

04 August 2017
 
 

US firm AquaBounty Technologies says that its transgenic fish has hit the market after a 25-year wait. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Chronic diseases spike in Middle East as conflicts rage

04 August 2017
 
 

Rising rates of chronic disease and deaths from violence can be curbed only if fighting is brought to an end, say researchers. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Cosmic map reveals a not-so-lumpy Universe

03 August 2017
 
 

Odd results could still be consistent with the 'standard model' of cosmology. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Ancient genomes show how maize adapted to life at high altitudes

03 August 2017
 
 

Changes to flowering times helped the staple crop spread into new areas thousands of years ago. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

'Autistic' mice make littermates less social

03 August 2017
 
 

Mice genetically engineered to show autism-like symptoms can affect behaviour of unmodified animals when the two are kept together. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Authors retract controversial NgAgo gene-editing study

03 August 2017
 
 

Researchers pull study after several failed attempts by others to replicate findings describing a proposed alternative to CRISPR. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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