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CRISPR fixes disease gene in viable human embryos

02 August 2017
 
 

Gene-editing experiment pushes scientific and ethical boundaries. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

The race to reveal antimatter's secrets

02 August 2017
 
 

In the shadow of the Large Hadron Collider, six teams are competing to answer one of the Universe's deepest existential questions. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Nocturnal pollinators go dark under street lamps

02 August 2017
 
 

Plants illuminated by artificial lights see a drop in the number of insects that move pollen at night. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Drug companies flock to supercharged T-cells in fight against autoimmune disease

02 August 2017
 
 

Researchers target suppressive cells to keep the body from attacking itself. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Exomoon candidate, fake peer review and a telescope problem

02 August 2017
 
 

The week in science: 28 July–3 August 2017. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Capitalize on African biodiversity

02 August 2017
 
 

Under-exploited plants offer untold medical and economic promise that should be pursued, urges Ameenah Gurib-Fakim. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Jordan stakes its future on science

02 August 2017
 
 

The country wants to use a focus on research to solve its problems and build diplomatic ties in the Middle East. Read More 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Iranian scientist to go on trial for espionage

02 August 2017
 
 

Academics call for release of Ahmadreza Djalali, a disaster-medicine researcher who has been held in a Tehran prison for more than a year. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Australian students report high rates of sexual harassment and assaults

01 August 2017
 
 

One in five say they were harassed on a university campus, according to first national study. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

University says prominent Japanese cell biologist committed misconduct

01 August 2017
 
 

University of Tokyo investigated anonymous allegations of manipulated images in papers by Yoshinori Watanabe. Read More 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Fears rise for US climate report as Trump officials take reins

01 August 2017
 
 

Officials at the US Environmental Protection Agency are consulting global-warming sceptics as they weigh up a technical review. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bacteria could be key to freeing South Pacific of mosquitoes

01 August 2017
 
 

Islands in the region could be rid of the biting insects within a decade. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Chimpanzees are first animal shown to develop telltale markers of Alzheimer's disease

01 August 2017
 
 

Analysis of chimp brains reveals protein plaques and tangles that signal brain disease in humans, but whether the animals can develop dementia is unclear. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

An icy break up, Higgs history and a very messy eater

31 July 2017
 
 

July's sharpest science shots, selected by Nature's photo team. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 

Clues emerge in mystery of flickering quasars

28 July 2017
 
 

Some of the Universe's most luminous objects have disappeared much faster than expected. Read More

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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