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Researchers have used CRISPR–Cas9 genome-editing technology to make squid transparent — the first use of CRISPR in cephalopods, a class of marine invertebrates.
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Russia hasn’t completed large trials to test the vaccine’s safety and efficacy, and rolling out an inadequately vetted vaccine could put people at risk, researchers say. It could also impede efforts to develop quality COVID-19 immunizations, they suggest.
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Researchers are trying to find ways to maintain that productivity in the current crisis, by continuing scientific partnerships and projects. Nature spoke to five scientists about the reality of collective research ventures in the face of a pandemic.
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Scientists have combined new fluorescent dyes with plastic to create some of the most brightly glowing objects ever made.
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“Being a part of the solution to a global crisis doesn’t have to mean putting on a lab coat. And neither does being a scientist,” writes .
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Rita Colwell, the former director of the US NSF, spoke to Nature about discrimination and how her experiences as a researcher and agency leader during the 2001 anthrax bioterror attacks can inform the response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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The explosion in Beirut is one of the largest industrial accidents involving ammonium nitrate, and it hit Lebanon amid the coronavirus pandemic and an economic crisis.
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Nature 16h
As humans diminish biodiversity by cutting down forests and building more infrastructure, they’re increasing the risk of disease pandemics such as COVID-19. Many ecologists have long suspected this, but a new study helps to reveal why.
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Nature Aug 10
Just as lab scientists aren't allowed to handle dangerous substances without safety training, researchers shouldn't be allowed near a P value or similar statistical probability measures until they demonstrate they understand its meaning, writes .
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Nature Aug 10
Almost a year after Australia introduced a pioneering system for minimizing the risk of foreign interference in research, in particular from overseas militaries, experts are divided about whether it is working.
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Nature Aug 10
. was diagnosed with anxiety during Spain’s coronavirus lockdown. He discusses the recovery plan he created for himself and the lessons he’s learned.
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Nature Aug 10
Images sent back by the New Horizons spacecraft reveal much about Pluto’s far side and hint at the existence of a subterranean ocean. Listen to the story here.
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Nature Aug 10
Several hours before an online neuroscience course was to start, the US Office of Foreign Assets Control provided an emergency licence that allowed participants in Iran to attend.
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Nature Aug 10
Seismometers in Alaska that normally measure trembling in the ground also pick up signals from the Northern Lights shimmering overhead.
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Nature Aug 10
News & Views: The genome sequence of the tuatara sheds light on the species’ evolution and on conservation strategies. The work published in Nature is a model of current best practice for collaborating with Indigenous communities.
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Nature Aug 10
Working with large data sets is a kind of labor that is too often left out of scientific training. Here are 11 tips for making the most of your large data sets.
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Nature Aug 9
Fraud, bias, negligence and hype are the themes of Stuart Ritchie’s “Science Fictions.” Some of the cases presented are intriguing and disturbing combinations of all four. Read the book review.
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Nature Aug 9
Astronomers are collecting large amounts of data and are looking to the cloud as a way to store it. Here are six lessons from their experiences.
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Nature Aug 9
The life expectancy for people with cystic fibrosis has risen in past decades, particularly in nations with good access to care.
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