Biology and other science news items from Nature News, the popular science syndication arm of the premier international science publisher, the Nature Publishing Group. Nature News is an authoritative and accessible online roundup of what's new in science research.
November 23, 2018
Roles on the screen largely reinforce the message that scientists are white men.
November 21, 2018
The bacterium Staphylococcus aureus is a leading cause of hard-to-treat human infections. It now seems that, if the bacterium is infected by a virus, a viral enzyme helps the microbe to evade detection by the immune system.
October 8, 2018
Humanity has a limited window in which it can hope to avoid the worst effects of climate change, according to climate report.
October 5, 2018
Plant cells pressed into service as swift and biodegradable couriers.v
September 27, 2018
The type of lung cell that spawns a particularly deadly form of cancer helps to determine how it spreads.
September 24, 2018
Female insects fail to reproduce after gene disruption.
August 15, 2018
Researchers have identified a molecule that increases plant growth while reducing the need for nitrogen.
August 15, 2018
Extreme heat events wreak havoc on marine ecosystems and will only get worse in coming decades.
August 13, 2018
The last known person to die from the virus was infected 40 years ago. Yet the disease remains a worry, and precautions should continue.
August 10, 2018
The US Food and Drug Administration's decision breathes new life into RNA-interference therapies.
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