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CORRESPONDENCE 08 June 2021 Diagnostic genomic laboratories should share their data Kok-Siong Poon  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0873-2682 0 & Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay  ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6472-1462 1 Kok-Siong Poon National University Hospital, Singapore. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay National University of Singapore. View author publications You can
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CORRESPONDENCE 08 June 2021 Chilean polymath Humberto Maturana remembered Francisco J. Parada 0 , Alejandra Rossi 1 & Daniel Rojas-Líbano 2 Francisco J. Parada Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile. View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Alejandra Rossi Diego Portales University, Santiago, Chile. View author publications You can
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CAREER NEWS 07 June 2021 Feedback needed: take our salary and job-satisfaction survey Nature’s in-depth study of scientists’ troubles and triumphs will help us to identify and address barriers to research careers. Chris Woolston 0 Chris Woolston Chris Woolston is a freelance journalist in Billings, Montana. View author publications You can also search for this
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Download PDF I have been training astronauts at the European Space Agency (ESA) since 1992, when I was a computer engineer teaching them about information technology. I gradually took on more types of training, and have helped to design prospective human missions to Mars as well as missions to explore lunar caves. This picture was
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A suite of proteins in the blood could one day predict how much cardiovascular benefit a person will gain from a strenuous workout regime. Credit: Lars Baron/Getty Metabolism 04 June 2021 How fit can you get? These blood proteins hold a clue Scientists pinpoint almost 150 biomarkers linked to intrinsic cardiovascular fitness, and 100 linked
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A pedestrian seeks relief from searing temperatures in Spain, where a high proportion of heat-related deaths have been linked to climate change. Credit: SALAS/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock Climate change 04 June 2021 More than one-third of heat deaths blamed on climate change Warming resulting from human activities accounts for a high percentage of heat-related deaths, especially in southern
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NEWS 03 June 2021 ‘The perfect storm’: lax social distancing fuelled a coronavirus variant’s Brazilian surge Genomic analysis draws a link between a devastating second COVID wave in Brazil and increased travel and contact. Ewen Callaway Ewen Callaway View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Share on Twitter
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NATURE PODCAST 02 June 2021 On the origin of numbers The cross-discipline effort to work our how ancient humans learned to count. Nick Petrić Howe & Benjamin Thompson Nick Petrić Howe View author publications You can also search for this author in PubMed  Google Scholar Benjamin Thompson View author publications You can also search for
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According to a draft study acquired by the Visalia Times-Delta, a California wildfire that scorched the southern Sierra Nevada last year resulted in the destruction of a tenth of the world’s adult giant sequoias. Burning Sequoia (Photo : Wikimedia Commons) The Times-Delta analysis utilized satellite photos and modeling from prior fires to determine that between
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This work was supported by the US Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Science, Office of Nuclear Physics, under contract numbers DE-AC02-06CH11357 and DE-AC02-98CH10886 and grant numbers DE-FG02-97ER41041 and DE-FG02-97ER41033; the National Science Foundation under grant number PHY-1203100; and the Polish National Science Centre under grant number 2017/25/B/ST2/00901. This research used resources of Argonne National
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An elephant hoovers up rutabaga cubes, which it will hold in its trunk before manoeuvreing them into its mouth. Credit: Andrew Schulz, Jia Ning Wu Animal behaviour 01 June 2021 Elephants’ trunks are mighty suction machines The pachyderms can nab a treat lying nearly 5 centimetres away through sheer sucking power. Share on Twitter Share
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CORRESPONDENCE 01 June 2021 COVID: treatment trials are still urgent Steve Rauchman 0 Steve Rauchman North Valley Eye Medical Group, Mission Hills, California, USA. 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 via E-Mail Share via
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CORRESPONDENCE 01 June 2021 Academic bullying: mediatiors hear both sides Alastair Hay 0 Alastair Hay University of Leeds, Leeds, UK. 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 via E-Mail Share via E-Mail Download PDF I
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After the 2018 attempt to ban commercial plastic bags in Chile, environmental advocates supported by the government ultimately passed a plastic regulation bill to fight against plastic pollution and reduce Chile’s plastic waste by 2024. The law on single-use plastic ban, which will take effect on 2021, expects restaurants, bars, cafes, and other food industries
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NATURE BRIEFING 28 May 2021 Daily briefing: The NAS expels a member for the first time The US National Academy of Sciences has terminated astronomer Geoffrey Marcy’s membership, in light of sexual-harassment complaints. Plus, hundreds of gibberish papers lurk in the literature and a research-integrity specialist faces legal action. Flora Graham Flora Graham View author
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