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Most snails boast a shell that spirals out from the centre in a clockwise direction. But a few ‘lefty’ snails have shells that coil the opposite way, and now scientists know why.
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nature 6h
In this week’s Nature podcast: rewriting the script of life, and a trip to the far side of the Moon.
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A study published in Nature demonstrates the complete spin reversal in an antiferromagnet using ultrafast terahertz pulses.
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nature 10h
Stuart West reviews Wingspan, a board game in which players compete to discover birds and attract them to wildlife reserves.
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. talks to about the 'chemputer', a device he and his team developed as a "chemical Google to search for the origin of life” in our podcast.
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Research published in Nature presents a realisation of self-verifying, hybrid, variational quantum simulation of lattice models in condensed matter and high-energy physics.
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News & Views: A mouse-model study, published in Nature, indicates that a type of precursor cell called a neural progenitor cell migrates to the site of prostate cancer. These cells then invade the tumour microenvironment and give rise to new nerve cells.
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News & Views: Photoactivation allows protein functions to be switched on by light. A paper in Nature describes a photoactivation strategy that is both broadly applicable and minimally perturbs normal protein functions.
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nature May 18
Ring-tailed lemurs sleep in bouts at night and during the day, which may help them to resist the effects of disrupted sleep.
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nature May 18
Comment: Large hydropower projects address important energy needs, but advocates often overestimate economic benefits and underestimate the far-reaching effects on biodiversity and fisheries, argue Rafael J. P. Schmitt, Noah Kittner and colleagues.
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nature May 18
A spatially explicit global map of tree symbioses with nitrogen-fixing bacteria and mycorrhizal fungi, is presented in Nature. The findings reveal that climate variables are the primary drivers of the distribution of different types of symbiosis.
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nature May 18
Editorial: We are pleased to announce an updated policy encouraging preprint sharing for journals.
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nature May 18
Africa has emerged as one of the strongest supporters of the Belt and Road Initiative, with most of the continent having joined the programme; and China has become the largest financier of African infrastructure, funding one in five projects.
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nature May 18
This Review, published in Nature, assesses recent studies indicating that the interplay between transcription and genome conformation is a driving force for cell-fate decisions.
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nature May 18
News & Views: Large-scale analog quantum simulators already exist, but unlike their digital counterparts, these simulators are not programmable. Now a paper in Nature reports a programmable analog quantum simulator that has the potential to be scalable.
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nature May 17
A paper in Nature reports the expansion of the Cancer Cell Line Encyclopedia, with deeper characterization of over 1,000 cell lines, including genomic, transcriptomic, and proteomic data, and integration with drug-sensitivity and gene-dependency data.
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nature May 17
A water droplet falling onto a cool, solid surface creates a series of distinctive halos around its point of impact.
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nature May 17
News & Views: A paper in Nature describes results obtained by China’s Chang’E-4 spacecraft that could have considerable implications for characterizing the composition of the Moon’s upper mantle.
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nature May 17
Cell competition — the removal of less fit ‘loser’ cells by neighbouring ‘winner’ cells — was first described in Drosophila, but its generality has been unclear. A Nature study shows that cell competition is active in mouse skin development.
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nature May 17
Editorial: Many PhD students and postdoctoral researchers are overworked and overstressed — and their mental health is suffering because of it.
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