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Scientists have made highly effective thermal insulators from materials just a few atoms thick.
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News & Views: A Nature paper addresses how the online hate ecosystem persists on social media and what can be done to effectively reduce its presence. The paper proposes four policies to reduce hate content on social media.
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. has conducted research in three different countries, and she shares 10 tips on adapting to new surroundings, including creating a work-life balance.
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News & Views: A Nature paper presents a “cookbook” of molecular recipes for the neuronal cell types in the human cerebral cortex. The paper compares human and mice brains and highlights key species-specific differences in gene expression.
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Editorial: A kind of AI arms race is under way, and governments and corporations are pouring money into research and development. Guidelines on ethics are needed, and a forming international panel on AI ethics needs more support and transparency.
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News & Views: Planarian flatworms can break off fragments of themselves that regenerate to form new, complete worms. A Nature paper shows the molecular cues that regulate the frequency of these fission events.
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nature Aug 24
News & Views: Immune cells called monocytes enter the lung during infection. Whether they help to launch a defence response is affected by the pressure encountered in the lung, which is sensed by an ion channel called PIEZO1.
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nature Aug 24
“The Deep History of Ourselves” is a window into one scientist’s beliefs about what is important and true in the evolution of conscious brains, writes . “Its scope is broad, yet it contains enough detail for an engaging storyline.”
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nature Aug 24
This week on the Working Scientist podcast: Switching scientific disciplines. Listen here:
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nature Aug 24
A Nature paper describes the discovery of the root cause of why lithium metal batteries fail, challenging the conventional belief on why they fail. Read the paper:
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nature Aug 24
The bacterium that causes tuberculosis has devised an effective form of self-defence: it neutralizes immune cells with antacid.
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nature Aug 24
Which country put the most effort into the Second World War? It depends on who you ask.
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nature Aug 23
In an evolutionary blink, populations of a New Zealand stick insect can give up sex — or embrace it again.
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nature Aug 23
News & Views: Piezo proteins mediate the sense of touch. A Nature paper shows a near-complete structure of one such protein, and a second paper explores the mechanism for converting mechanical signals into electrical ones in another protein.
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nature Aug 23
News & Views: The movement of small droplets on a substrate is governed by surface-tension forces. A Nature paper describes a technique that can tune the surface tension of oxide substrates for droplet manipulation, which could open up many applications.
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nature Aug 23
The Great British Bake Off winner Rahul Mandal discusses ahead of the news season how science influences his baking and lead him to victory in 2018.
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nature Aug 23
Editorial: India’s doctors and its government need to move quickly to settle their differences. People need more research-based quality health care and confidence health professionals have appropriate knowledge and experience.
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nature Aug 23
News and Views: A paper sheds light on a previously unknown aspect of how chemotherapy-induced entry into senescence is controlled, and it centers around the dynamics of the protein p21.
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nature Aug 22
Microscopes can detect the structural change in a molecule when it ‘relaxes’ after gaining an electron.
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nature Aug 22
A mathematical model described in Nature predicts that policing hate-oriented networks on an online platform can make matters worse and generate “darker” parts of the Internet. Read the paper:
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