Nature

Earth’s magnetic field (depicted as white lines in this artist’s impression) can be studied with observations from a constellation of commercial satellites. Credit: Mikkel Juul Jensen/Science Photo Library Geophysics 08 July 2021 Telecoms satellites’ new purpose: spying on Earth’s magnetic field Clues to the forces generated by the planet’s core emerge from observations intended for
0 Comments
NEWS 08 July 2021 Will COVID become a disease of the young? A growing share of infections among unvaccinated youths in countries with high vaccination rates is putting the spotlight on the role of young people in the pandemic. Smriti Mallapaty Smriti Mallapaty View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed
0 Comments
After 130 hours of artificial ageing by visible light, the painting Triton and Nereid has lost some of the purple tint to the figures’ right, but a graphene film kept the bright pink at upper left undimmed. Credit: M. Kotsidi et al./Nat. Nanotechnol. Materials science 07 July 2021 A graphene cloak keeps artworks’ colours ageless
0 Comments
1. Cheruvelil, K. S. & Soranno, P. A. Data-intensive ecological research is catalyzed by open science and team science. Bioscience 68, 813–822 (2018). Article  Google Scholar  2. Kelling, S. et al. Data-intensive science: a new paradigm for biodiversity studies. Bioscience 59, 613–620 (2009). Article  Google Scholar  3. Queiroz, N. et al. Global spatial risk assessment
0 Comments
A lubricant seeps from pores on the leg of a darkling beetle. Credit: K. Nadein et al./Proc. R. Soc. B (CC BY 4.0) Biomaterials 07 July 2021 Beetles make ‘Teflon’ to grease their knees The protein-based substance found in the leg joints of beetles and at least one other insect is a superb lubricant. Share
0 Comments
NEWS 06 July 2021 Biologist to lead Europe’s premier research funder Scientists hope Maria Leptin will bring stability to the European Research Council after predecessor Mauro Ferarri’s controversial tenure. Alison Abbott Alison Abbott View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on
0 Comments
CAREER FEATURE 05 July 2021 ‘We’re problem solvers’: research administrators offer guidance to working scientists Helping with grant applications, ensuring compliance and coordinating with funders is all part of the job. Sara Reardon 0 Sara Reardon Sara Reardon is a freelance writer in Bozeman, Montana. View author publications You can also search for this author
0 Comments
OBITUARY 01 July 2021 Ei-ichi Negishi (1935–2021) Organic chemist whose cross-coupling reaction builds many drugs. Kit Chapman 0 Kit Chapman Kit Chapman is a journalist and historian specializing in chemistry. He was due to interview Negishi in 2017 but the Nobel laureate decided he’d rather go for a walk. View author publications You can also
0 Comments
After close to a complete week of record-breaking, life-threatening heat, a community going through the worst conditions now has a new tragedy to deal with. (Photo : Getty Images) All-time Canadian High-temperature Record  The village of Lytton, situated in southern British Columbia, Canada, was the hottest region in the whole country for three successive days.
0 Comments
CAREER COLUMN 01 July 2021 Seek diversity to solve complexity A wide range of perspectives brings unique insight to societal problems, says Katrin Prager. Katrin Prager 0 Katrin Prager Katrin Prager is a senior lecturer and social scientist at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, UK. View author publications You can also search for this
0 Comments
NATURE PODCAST 02 July 2021 Coronapod: the biomarker that could change COVID vaccines Scientists get their first hint of a long-sought correlate of protection Noah Baker & Ewen Callaway Noah Baker View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Ewen Callaway View author publications You can also search for
0 Comments
Gone are the days when a hot summer day in the capital meant 30 degrees Celsius. When the sun is above, meteorologists anticipate temperatures of up to 49°C. The combination of global warming and Delhi’s severe climate has resulted in a difficult summer for the capital’s citizens. While Delhi residents are well aware of the
0 Comments
NEWS 01 July 2021 Mars’s glowing auroras snapped by Hope spacecraft Images from the orbiter are the most detailed yet of the planet’s discrete auroras, ultraviolet emissions that follow the patterns of a decaying magnetic field. Davide Castelvecchi Davide Castelvecchi View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share
0 Comments
Nature Video 01 July 2021 Why leaky pipes can be better for moving water Tiny 3D printed structures let water flow through them despite being open to the air Ellie Mackay Ellie Mackay View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on
0 Comments
California firefighters have been more in demand than usual as California wildfires occur more frequently than before. San Diego continues to recruit firefighters of the city’s largest firefighting agency, training them harder on defense against flames and sizzling heat on the outskirts of the region. For the past years, California’s firefighters face extreme wildfires, suffering
0 Comments
Long before when the era of dinosaurs was settled in the earth, these arachnids were living in the lands. They had different kinds of adapting to the wild surroundings and varied ecosystems. What distinguishes the various kinds of scorpions and tarantulas in terms of features or coping mechanisms? Around 900 species of tarantulas have been
0 Comments
A detector that measures photons without altering them includes two mirrors (white cones in round aperture) inside a vacuum chamber (silver enclosure). Credit: Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics Optics and photonics 30 June 2021 Tracking a photon without leaving a trace Conventional detectors often obliterate photons, but the particles can escape a vacuum-based device
0 Comments
A terrestrial mineral only previously discovered in extraterrestrial meteorites was mysteriously found near the shores of the Dead Sea. The mineral Allabogdanite, named after a Russian geologist Alla Bogdanova, was the only known natural high-pressure phase reported in the Fe-Ni-P system, previously described from a single meteorite, Onello iron. (Photo : Photo credit should read
0 Comments
CORRESPONDENCE 29 June 2021 Cameroon: doubt could mean vaccine doses expire Amani Adidja 0 , Yap Boum 1 & Pierre Ongolo-Zogo 2 Amani Adidja University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Yap Boum University of Yaoundé I, Yaoundé, Cameroon. View author publications
0 Comments