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Egypt’s courts must listen to dozens of Nobel prizewinners who have defended the founder of the Alexandria Library.
Studies highlight link between immune response and unusual neural wiring.
Another explanation offered for one of animal kingdom’s most distinctive features.
Research institutions should explicitly seek job candidates who can be frankly self-critical of their work, says Jeffrey Flier.
The week in science: 8–14 September 2017.
Reviewers and a co-author of a paper by genomics entrepreneur Craig Venter claim that it misrepresents the risks of public access to genome data.
UK government document fails to extinguish concerns over funding and migration.
Regulations are deterring research that could lead to disease treatments, say scientists.
As strains on the desert nation’s supply increase, scientists collaborate on projects to keep water flowing.
The United States is set to trial a version that will also cover race and disability, while other countries have already embraced the voluntary rating system.
Entrepreneurs are finding profits turning human waste into fertiliser, fuel and even food.
Early devices must solve real-world problems, urge Will Zeng and colleagues.
A surcharge on energy producers would fund climate adaptation and the low-carbon transition, suggest Anthony J. Webster and Richard H. Clarke.
W. Bernard Carlson relishes a biography of a self-taught engineer who revolutionized telecommunications.
Computer scientist Luc Steels uses artificial intelligence to explore the origins and evolution of language. He is best known for his 1999–2001 Talking Heads Experiment, in which robots had to construct a language from scratch to communicate with each other. Show More Summary
Raja Adal investigates the 150-year history of a typewriter able to reproduce thousands of characters.
I have often walked past the statue of J. Marion Sims (see Editorial, correction and apology: Nature549, 5–6; 10.1038/549005b2017). It seems to say to me: “Go away, woman. You have no authority here,” and: “Go away, woman of
I am disheartened that Nature has apparently joined the chorus of tone-deaf statements on race and racism in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (see Editorial, correction and apology: Nature549, 5–6; 10.1038/549005b2017). Your unsigned article may have done
We should reserve statuaries for people who deserve our respect — not just for their discoveries, but also for their methods (see Editorial, correction and apology: Nature549, 5–6; 10.1038/549005b2017). Sims' discoveries will not be forgotten. Sims himself will
I disagree with your suggestion to promote the radian to the International System of Units (SI units) to address the confusion over dimensionless numbers (Nature548, 135; 10.1038/548135b2017). On the contrary, this could perpetrate the mistaken view that everything in