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CAREER COLUMN 08 October 2021 Eight career tips from Nobel Laureates Stefano Sandrone’s Nobel Life features interviews with 24 prizewinners on everything from handling rejection to seizing the moment. Sarah O’Meara 0 Sarah O’Meara Sarah O’Meara is a journalist based in London. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google
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The number and intensity of extreme weather events fueled by climate change that ravaged not just Australia, but many other regions of the world in the 2019-2020 era were unprecedented: massive fires, high heat, powerful cyclones, and devastating floods. The effects of severe weather on our health and well-being are becoming more pronounced. Nearly 500
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A new study discovered that some invasive species which are not native to a certain region can disturb lakes until it gets to the point of rapid ecosystem collapse, polluting drinking water, as well as water for aquaculture, and recreation.  (Photo : Getty Images) Invasive Species   Human activity and climate change are prompting invasive non-indigenous
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NEWS 07 October 2021 Climate change, science and COP26: have your say As countries prepare to negotiate over climate action at the COP26 summit, Nature takes readers’ temperature and questions. Jeff Tollefson Jeff Tollefson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share
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Alabama wildlife officials are on alert for reports of sick deer following reports of an increased rate of illness in neighboring Mississippi. (Photo : Getty Images) Potential Hemorrhagic Disease Outbreak  Workers at the Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries are keeping a close watch on a possible hemorrhagic disease outbreak among northern Alabama deer.
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CORRESPONDENCE 05 October 2021 Fund natural-history museums, not de-extinction Corrie S. Moreau  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1139-5792 0 & Jessica L. Ware  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4066-7681 1 Corrie S. Moreau Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Jessica L. Ware American Museum of Natural History, New York
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NEWS 04 October 2021 BepiColombo gets first close-up look at Mercury The European and Japanese mission performed the first of six slingshot manoeuvres around the planet. It will ultimately insert two probes into orbit in 2025. Davide Castelvecchi Davide Castelvecchi View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share
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Safer than cigarettes — that was the idea when vaping exploded in popularity several years ago. But since then, vaping devices, which can produce a nicotine-laced vapour, have been linked to more than 2,500 hospitalizations and dozens of deaths in the United States alone. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe
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Download PDF It was the ants, first of all. Little sugar ants, nothing stinging or biting. Not an insect you’d notice on their own — although they so rarely showed up on their own that it was moot. There was a little trail of them, tiny, innocuous, into everything. Into all your food, into your
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The record-breaking blazes of 2021 wildfire season resulted in a lot of widespread destruction, but AccuWeather experts reveal that the economic damage estimate is very different from that of previous years. (Photo : Getty Images) Total Damage For 2021 Wildfire Season  There’s nothing like a friendly wildfire season. Every year, thousands of structures are severely
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Plastic waste has been one of the biggest problems in our world today. They are used in our day to day lives but single use plastics are harmful for our environment and is one of the keys to global warming since sunlight and heat may cause the plastic to release greenhouse gases and plastics may
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Data reporting No statistical methods were used to predetermine sample size.  Data collection was performed by independent investigators. Prior to data analysis, all experiments were randomized and analysed by independent blinded observers. Analysis of human and macaque transcriptomic data Developing human and macaque brain RNA-seq data (counts file) with the metadata information were obtained from
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China’s gross domestic product suffered a loss of nearly 1% in 2019, after officials culled millions of pigs infected with a lethal virus1. Access options Access through your institution Change institution Buy or subscribe Subscribe to Journal Get full journal access for 1 year 199,00 € only 3,90 € per issue Subscribe Tax calculation will
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BOOK REVIEW 30 September 2021 Transformative hydrogen and wrestling with testosterone: Books in brief Andrew Robinson reviews five of the week’s best science picks. Andrew Robinson 0 Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson’s many books include Lost Languages: The Enigma of the World’s Undeciphered Scripts and Einstein on the Run: How Britain Saved the World’s Greatest Scientist.
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According to a new study, despite their commitments to address the climate problem, several of America’s most renowned corporations, including Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Disney, are supporting business groups that are blocking major climate legislation. (Photo : Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images) A slew of corporate lobbying groups and organizations have banded together to fight
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NEWS 01 October 2021 China’s clampdown on fake-paper factories picks up speed As part of a misconduct crackdown, Chinese funders are penalizing researchers who commission sham journal articles from ‘paper mills’, but some say the measures still don’t go far enough. Holly Else Holly Else View author publications You can also search for this author
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The newest tropical storm of the 2021 hurricane formed over the eastern Atlantic on Wednesday afternoon, earning Victor’s second-to-last designation on the initial list. Tropical Depression 20 had been assigned to the system, which formed Wednesday morning before swiftly developing throughout the day. It was spotted late Wednesday morning a few hundred miles south of
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NEWS 29 September 2021 This is what a solid made of electrons looks like Physicists have imaged elusive ‘Wigner crystals’ for the first time. Davide Castelvecchi Davide Castelvecchi View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share
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Khmer towns in mainland Southeast Asia (including Angkor) and Maya cities in Mesoamerica both fell between 900 and 1500CE, coinciding with periods of extreme climatic change. While many cities’ ceremonial and administrative urban centers were abandoned, the communities surrounding them may have survived because of long-term investments in resilient landscapes. Their work, published in the
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NEWS 29 September 2021 Arctic sea ice hits 2021 minimum This summer’s minimum ice cover was twelfth-lowest ever — and scientists warn that the long-term trend towards shrinking continues. Tosin Thompson Tosin Thompson View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on
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