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China launches first part of ambitious mission to Moon’s far side
China launches first part of ambitious mission to Moon’s far sideChina launches first part of ambitious mission to Moon’s far side, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05231-9Two radio-astronomy experiments piggybacked on launch of Queqiao probe, which will act as a data-relay station for Chang'e-4 moon lander. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 21, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Davide Castelvecchi Source Type: research

Announcement: Ebola research and Nature
Announcement: Ebola research and Nature, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05230-wAnnouncement: Ebola research and Nature (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 21, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Observation of anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect in nickel
Observation of anisotropic magneto-Peltier effect in nickel, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0143-xA ‘magneto-Peltier effect’ produces cooling or heating in a material without junctions, by forcing a change in angle between the current and magnetization in a single ferromagnetic nickel slab. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 21, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Ken-ichi Uchida Shunsuke Daimon Ryo Iguchi Eiji Saitoh Source Type: research

Customers put off electric cars … by electric-car sales staff
Customers put off electric cars … by electric-car sales staff Customers put off electric cars … by electric-car sales staff, Published online: 21 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05218-6Electric cars are gaining ground fast but face fossil-fuel favouritism in the showroom. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 21, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Ants’ route-finding abilities put mapping software to shame
Ants’ route-finding abilities put mapping software to shameAnts’ route-finding abilities put mapping software to shame, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05227-5Scouts opt to save on travel time rather than distance. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 18, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

A liquid crystal that could make your television screen brighter and clearer
A liquid crystal that could make your television screen brighter and clearer, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05224-8A material with both liquid and crystalline properties could yield better electronics. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 18, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Experimental drugs poised for use in Ebola outbreak
Experimental drugs poised for use in Ebola outbreak, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05205-xInternational health organizations are in discussions with the Democratic Republic of Congo about how and whether to deploy treatments in addition to a vaccine. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 18, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Erika Check Hayden Source Type: research

Why your feet slip and slide on ice
Why your feet slip and slide on ice, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05225-7Experiments and simulations disprove an old theory. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 18, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

UK’s powerful funding body takes shape
UK’s powerful funding body takes shapeUK’s powerful funding body takes shape, Published online: 18 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05199-6Organization that brings together all public research agencies outlines its plans. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 18, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Holly Else Source Type: research

A double-pronged attack on colon tumours succeeds where one doesn’t
A double-pronged attack on colon tumours succeeds where one doesn’tA double-pronged attack on colon tumours succeeds where one doesn’t, Published online: 17 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05201-1Two populations of colon-cancer cells form a seamless and deadly partnership. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 17, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Are you in a sharing field? Survey breaks down researcher openness by discipline
Are you in a sharing field? Survey breaks down researcher openness by discipline, Published online: 17 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05196-9Mathematicians are the most likely to results with others before publication, a survey of thousands of researchers finds. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 17, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Giorgia Guglielmi Source Type: research

Europe’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spread
Europe’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spreadEurope’s open-access drive escalates as university stand-offs spread, Published online: 17 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05191-0Sweden is latest country to hold out on journal subscriptions, while negotiators share tactics to broker new deals with publishers. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 17, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Holly Else Source Type: research

Hawaii volcano eruption holds clues to predicting similar events elsewhere
Hawaii volcano eruption holds clues to predicting similar events elsewhere, Published online: 17 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05206-wScientists scramble to analyze data from Kilauea, which shot ash 9 kilometres into the atmosphere. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 17, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Sara Reardon Source Type: research

Distant galaxy formed stars only 250 million years after the Big Bang
Distant galaxy formed stars only 250 million years after the Big Bang, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05114-zLittle is known about the star-birth activity of the earliest galaxies. Observations of a particularly distant galaxy provide evidence for such activity when the Universe was just 2% of its current age. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Rychard Bouwens Source Type: research

Restoring vision
Restoring vision, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0076-4Restoring vision (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Botond Roska Jos é-Alain Sahel Source Type: research

ANKRD16 prevents neuron loss caused by an editing-defective tRNA synthetase
ANKRD16 prevents neuron loss caused by an editing-defective tRNA synthetase, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0137-8ANKRD16 attenuates neurodegeneration induced by a mutation in the editing domain of alanyl tRNA synthetase by directly accepting mis-activated serine from the synthetase before transfer to the tRNA, establishing a new mechanism by which editing defects are prevented. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: My-Nuong Vo Markus Terrey Jeong Woong Lee Bappaditya Roy James J. Moresco Litao Sun Hongjun Fu Qi Liu Thomas G. Weber John R. Yates III Kurt Fredrick Paul Schimmel Susan L. Ackerman Source Type: research

The onset of star formation 250 million years after the Big Bang
The onset of star formation 250 million years after the Big Bang, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0117-zObservation of the emission line of doubly ionized oxygen at a redshift of 9.1096 reveals that star formation began at a redshift of about 15, around 250 million years after the Big Bang. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Takuya Hashimoto Nicolas Laporte Ken Mawatari Richard S. Ellis Akio K. Inoue Erik Zackrisson Guido Roberts-Borsani Wei Zheng Yoichi Tamura Franz E. Bauer Thomas Fletcher Yuichi Harikane Bunyo Hatsukade Natsuki H. Hayatsu Yuichi Matsuda Hiroshi Matsuo Taka Source Type: research

Pancreas regeneration
Pancreas regeneration, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0088-0Pancreas regeneration (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Qiao Zhou Douglas A. Melton Source Type: research

The pressure distribution inside the proton
The pressure distribution inside the proton, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0060-zMeasurements of the quark pressure distribution in the proton reveal a strong repulsive pressure near the proton’s centre (stronger than the pressure in neutron stars) and a binding pressure at greater distances. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: V. D. Burkert L. Elouadrhiri F. X. Girod Source Type: research

Romans would have denied robots legal personhood
Romans would have denied robots legal personhood, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05154-5Romans would have denied robots legal personhood (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Luciano Floridi Mariarosaria Taddeo Source Type: research

Europe is demolishing its dams to restore ecosystems
Europe is demolishing its dams to restore ecosystems, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05182-1The growing trend of dam removals calls for monitoring of environmental effects — both good and bad. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Quirin Schiermeier Source Type: research

Go beyond bias training
Go beyond bias training, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05144-7Ambiguity in expectations and evaluations harms progress, say Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton and colleagues. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton Colette Patt Mark Richards Source Type: research

How lab heads can learn to lead
How lab heads can learn to lead, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05156-3Lessons in leadership from outside the laboratory. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Roberta Kwok Source Type: research

Health tips for research groups
Health tips for research groups, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05146-5Nature asked scientists to recommend one thing that institutional and laboratory leaders could do to make science more productive, rigorous and happy. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: David Norris Ulrich Dirnagl Michael J. Zigmond Katherine Thompson-Peer Tracy T. Chow Source Type: research

Some hard numbers on science’s leadership problems
Some hard numbers on science’s leadership problemsSome hard numbers on science’s leadership problems, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05143-8A Nature survey of 3,200 scientists reveals the tensions bubbling in research groups around the world. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Richard Van Noorden Source Type: research

Nine pitfalls of research misconduct
Nine pitfalls of research misconduct, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05145-6Academic leaders must audit departments for flaws and strengths, then tailor practices to build good behaviour, say C. K. Gunsalus and Aaron D. Robinson. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: C. K. Gunsalus Aaron D. Robinson Source Type: research

Give every paper a read for reproducibility
Give every paper a read for reproducibility, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05140-xI was hired to ferret out errors and establish routines that promote rigorous research, says Catherine Winchester. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Catherine Winchester Source Type: research

How to grow a healthy lab
How to grow a healthy lab, Published online: 16 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05142-9A special issue on how to make lab groups productive, rigorous and happy. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 16, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Aluminium producers promise a cleaner smelting pot
Aluminium producers promise a cleaner smelting pot, Published online: 15 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05158-1Industrial partnership and new anode technology could provide a greener way to make the metal — but cleaner electricity sources are also needed. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 15, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Sacked Japanese biologist gets chance to retrain at Crick institute
Sacked Japanese biologist gets chance to retrain at Crick institute, Published online: 15 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05139-4Yoshinori Watanabe hopes to revive his career by attending a year-long retraining programme. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: David Cyranoski Source Type: research

A lab director sets out fixes for the scientific ecosystem
A lab director sets out fixes for the scientific ecosystem, Published online: 15 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05147-4Jonathan Adams is invigorated by a study on the nitty-gritty of research, from publishing to conferences. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jonathan Adams Source Type: research

Why it’s hard to prove gender discrimination in science
Why it’s hard to prove gender discrimination in scienceWhy it’s hard to prove gender discrimination in science, Published online: 15 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05109-wLack of transparency and unconscious biases make it hard to spot inequality. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 15, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Amy Maxmen Source Type: research

Stink bugs leave DNA footprints on produce
Stink bugs leave DNA footprints on produce, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05184-zGenetic detection is much more sensitive than conventional traps. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

A potential cure for the common cold
A potential cure for the common cold, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05181-2A designer compound stops rhinoviruses in their tracks. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

A geyser spurts from one of Jupiter’s icy moons
A geyser spurts from one of Jupiter’s icy moonsA geyser spurts from one of Jupiter’s icy moons, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05183-0Galileo spacecraft bolsters evidence for watery plumes on Europa. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

The effect of hydration number on the interfacial transport of sodium ions
The effect of hydration number on the interfacial transport of sodium ions, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0122-2A sodium ion hydrated with three (rather than one, two, four or five) water molecules diffuses orders of magnitude more quickly than the other ion hydrates owing to the interfacial symmetry mismatch. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Jinbo Peng Duanyun Cao Zhili He Jing Guo Prokop Hapala Runze Ma Bowei Cheng Ji Chen Wen Jun Xie Xin-Zheng Li Pavel Jel ínek Li-Mei Xu Yi Qin Gao En-Ge Wang Ying Jiang Source Type: research

An unexpected twist in ‘crystallized’ time
An unexpected twist in ‘crystallized’ timeAn unexpected twist in ‘crystallized’ time, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05170-5Compound’s bizarre pulsing behaviour challenges convention. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Blood, sweat and tears in biotech — the Theranos story
Blood, sweat and tears in biotech — the Theranos storyBlood, sweat and tears in biotech — the Theranos story, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05149-2Eric Topol extols a gripping account of the rise and fall of the US medical-testing company. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Eric Topol Source Type: research

Pancreatic cancer foiled by a switch of tumour subtype
Pancreatic cancer foiled by a switch of tumour subtype, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05129-6Mutations in the gene KDM6A drive an aggressive subtype of pancreatic cancer by causing repositioning of an enzyme complex that modifies histone proteins associated with DNA, leading to altered gene expression. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Fieke Froeling David Tuveson Source Type: research

Wikipedia’s top-cited scholarly articles — revealed
Wikipedia’s top-cited scholarly articles — revealedWikipedia’s top-cited scholarly articles — revealed, Published online: 14 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05161-6Gene collections and astronomy studies dominate the list of the most-cited publications with DOIs on the popular online encyclopaedia. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 14, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Giorgia Guglielmi Source Type: research

A map for fatal brain tumour may aid cures
A map for fatal brain tumour may aid cures, Published online: 11 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05168-zGuidebook provides fine-scale details that could inform work on new treatments. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 11, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Flesh-eating bacteria thrive on pain
Flesh-eating bacteria thrive on pain, Published online: 10 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05137-6Microbes weaken host’s immune response by triggering pain neurons. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 10, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Radar reveals North Korea’s nuclear test moved a mountain
Radar reveals North Korea’s nuclear test moved a mountainRadar reveals North Korea’s nuclear test moved a mountain, Published online: 10 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05118-9Mount Mantap shifted by more than 3 metres, but no indication of widespread collapse. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 10, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Mark Zastrow Source Type: research

DNA points to a frog-killer’s birthplace
DNA points to a frog-killer’s birthplaceDNA points to a frog-killer’s birthplace, Published online: 10 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05138-5Pathogen first appeared when the amphibian trade began to boom. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 10, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

AI recreates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigation
AI recreates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigation, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05133-wDeep-learning algorithm spontaneously mimicked the activity of specialized neurons that tell us where we are in space. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Alison Abbott Source Type: research

Genome sequence of the progenitor of wheat A subgenome Triticum urartu
Genome sequence of the progenitor of wheat A subgenome Triticum urartu, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0108-0The genome sequence of Triticum urartu, the progenitor of the A subgenome of hexaploid wheat, provides insight into genome duplication during grass evolution. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Hong-Qing Ling Bin Ma Xiaoli Shi Hui Liu Lingli Dong Hua Sun Yinghao Cao Qiang Gao Shusong Zheng Ye Li Ying Yu Huilong Du Ming Qi Yan Li Hongwei Lu Hua Yu Yan Cui Ning Wang Chunlin Chen Huilan Wu Yan Zhao Juncheng Zhang Yiwen Li Wenjuan Zhou Bairu Zhang W Source Type: research

Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period
Ancient hepatitis B viruses from the Bronze Age to the Medieval period, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0097-zPhylogenies reconstructed using 12 hepatitis B virus genomes, which were recovered from ancient human genome data, reveal a complex history of hepatitis B evolution that is not evident when using only modern samples. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Barbara M ühlemann Terry C. Jones Peter de Barros Damgaard Morten E. Allentoft Irina Shevnina Andrey Logvin Emma Usmanova Irina P. Panyushkina Bazartseren Boldgiv Tsevel Bazartseren Kadicha Tashbaeva Victor Merz Nina Lau V áclav Smrčka Dmitry Voyakin E Source Type: research

Next-generation sequencing may challenge antibody patent claims
Next-generation sequencing may challenge antibody patent claims, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05065-5Next-generation sequencing may challenge antibody patent claims (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Prabakaran Ponraj Source Type: research

Deadly dust storms, insect diseases and Nature’s new editor
Deadly dust storms, insect diseases and Nature’s new editorDeadly dust storms, insect diseases and Nature’s new editor, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05077-1The week in science: 4–10 May 2018. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Source Type: research

Australian budget delivers for science facilities and medical research
Australian budget delivers for science facilities and medical research, Published online: 09 May 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05119-8Scientists welcome relative windfall after years of stagnating funds. (Source: Nature AOP)
Source: Nature AOP - May 9, 2018 Category: Research Authors: Nicky Phillips Source Type: research