ICYMI: Headlines From Nature News

Jun 4, 2018

Each month, we speak to our colleagues at the Journal Nature to hear about the stories they are following. This month we talk with Nature's Anna Nagle.

Million-dollar Kavli prize recognizes scientist scooped on CRISPR. 

The award goes to biochemists Virginijus Siksnys, whose lab independently developed the gene-editing tool, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna.

AI recreates activity patterns that brain cells use in navigation

Deep-learning algorithm spontaneously mimicked the activity of specialized neurons that tell us where we are in space.

Antarctic seals recruited to measure effects of climate change

Deep-diving animals collected data that could be used to sharpen projections of rising seas.

Muons: the little-known particles helping to probe the impenetrable

The ubiquitous particles are helping to map the innards of pyramids and volcanoes, and spot missing nuclear waste.

Hawaii volcano eruption holds clues to predicting similar events elsewhere

Scientists scramble to analyze data from Kilauea, which shot ash 9 kilometers into the atmosphere.