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Do Homeopathic Cures Work?

Discovery - November 27, 2020 - 12:33pm
Alternative medicine has proven tricky to study, and sometimes dangerous to patients. Doctors are divided as to whether or not it has any merit at all.
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Gravity signals could speedily warn of big quakes and save lives

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

The trick lies in capturing the weak gravitational shifts in the ground.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23045

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Huge haul of rare pterosaur eggs excites palaeontologists

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Embryos found in some fossil eggs suggest that hatchlings struggled to fly.

Nature 552 14 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23049

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China to roll back regulations for traditional medicine despite safety concerns

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Scientists fear plans to abandon clinical trials of centuries-old remedies will put people at risk.

Nature 551 552 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23038

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‘Alien’ DNA makes proteins in living cells for the first time

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Expanded genetic alphabet could allow for the production of new protein-based drugs.

Nature 551 550 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23040

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Rise in malaria cases sparks fears of a resurgence

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Progress in the fight against a curable disease that kills hundreds of thousands of children has stalled, according to the World Health Organization.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23046

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Health agency reveals scourge of fake drugs in developing world

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

WHO data suggest around 10% of medications in poorer countries are fraudulent or substandard.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23051

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How an underwater sensor network is tracking Argentina's lost submarine

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

An expert from a nuclear-test-monitoring system explains how his team is trying to help in the search for the ARA San Juan .

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23041

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United Kingdom relies on science to revive flagging economy

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Long-awaited industrial strategy pins hopes on commercial gains from research.

Nature 551 551 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23043

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European Union nations vote to keep using controversial weedkiller glyphosate

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

One agency has linked the widely used herbicide to cancer.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23044

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Nobel laureates demand release of Iranian scholar facing death sentence

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Letter from Nobel prizewinners denounces plight of Ahmadreza Djalali.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23037

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Zimbabwe’s researchers hope political change will revitalize science

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Academics optimistic that the end of Robert Mugabe’s authoritarian rule could boost research and international collaboration.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23039

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AI-controlled brain implants for mood disorders tested in people

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Researchers funded by the US military are developing appliances to record neural activity and automatically stimulate the brain to treat mental illness.

Nature 551 549 doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23031

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Lightning makes new isotopes

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Physicists show that thunderstorms trigger nuclear reactions in the atmosphere.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23033

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Hungary rewards highly cited scientists with bonus grants

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Some top researchers prosper in Hungary as country tries to improve its international standing in science.

Nature 551 425 doi: 10.1038/551425a

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Black academics soon to outnumber white researchers in South Africa

Nature.com - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am

Legacy of apartheid means academia has remained largely white.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.23030

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Gaia creates richest star map of our Galaxy – and beyond

ESA - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am
ESA's Gaia mission has produced the richest star catalogue to date, including high-precision measurements of nearly 1.7 billion stars and revealing previously unseen details of our home Galaxy.
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Hubble celebrates 28th anniversary with a trip through the Lagoon Nebula [heic1808]

ESA - May 2, 2018 - 6:37am
This colourful cloud of glowing interstellar gas is just a tiny part of the Lagoon Nebula, a vast stellar nursery. This nebula is a region full of intense activity, with fierce winds from hot stars, swirling chimneys of gas, and energetic star formation all embedded within a hazy labyrinth of gas and dust. Hubble used both its optical and infrared instruments to study the nebula, which was observed to celebrate Hubble's 28th anniversary.
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