Nature News & Comment

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Scientists in China have been central to their country’s conservation and economic-development journey. Their collective experience on what works, and what doesn’t, can provide important learning opportunities for other countries.

Coaxing tiny colloid particles into a diamond structure, and manipulating cell death and homeostasis in neurodegenerative disease.

Pictures created from old observations show the void’s stormy evolution over the past decade.

"As we weather the worst public-health crisis in living memory, now is the time for the United Kingdom to be leading and enhancing scientific collaborations with our European partners, not leaving them." - @LordMartinRees, @OfficeGSBrown et al #Brexit

Nature is tracking what readers care about most in the 2020 election.

As global temperatures rise, the minimum Arctic sea-ice extent has shrunk by an average of 13.4% per decade since 1979.

The dramatic shift to online learning as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic risks widening educational inequalities.

A peace accord between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is expected to lead to a surge in scientific collaboration between the countries.

Fun mathematical facts about the most famous of the not-particularly-interesting numbers. Plus: a menagerie of unconventional stem-cell models and questions about harassers at the US National Academy of Sciences.

Last year, the US National Academy of Sciences voted to amend its by-laws so that it could expel members for harassment. Nearly 16 months later, no one has been ousted and no one has used the new system to report known harassers. Why?

Latest #coronavirus research: 👉 Business-class passenger spreads coronavirus on US to Hong Kong flight. 👉An estimated 19% of infections in Hong Kong seeded 80% of local transmission. 👉Immunity to common-cold coronaviruses might only last a few months.

Heat waves, winds and thin ice contribute to a ‘new normal’ in the north’s climate.

As China prepares to take on a crucial role in the governance of global biodiversity, its researchers must be at the table.

“You might not need iPS cells if it’s easy to access animals or primary cells. But if not, iPS cells are the next best thing to study the intrinsic features of a species.”

The finding proves that planets can survive the death of their star, and offers a glimpse of what the far future of our own Solar System could look like.

Nearly half of the barbecue charcoal bought in Europe contains wood from tropical forests and is often incorrectly labelled, raising questions about whether it was logged illegally.

Any new vaccine will be in short supply while manufacturers scale up production – who should get early access?

Cyanobacteria-infected water killed at least 330 elephants in Botswana, and many questions remain. Plus: what the Israel–Arab peace accord means for scientific collaboration, and lessons from three centuries of vaccine opposition.

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