Nature Headlines

Biophysicist He Jiankui helped to create the world's first gene-edited babies. Now there is evidence that they may experience shortened lifespans.
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Each month we turn to our colleagues at the journal Nature for a tour of recent science headlines, complements of our friends at the journal Nature. This month, it's Flora Graham, Editor of  Nature Briefing. Here are the stories we covered:

Dongju Zhang, Lanzhou University

Each month, we check in with the editors at Nature News for a roundup of top science headlines. This time, we talk to multimedia editor Benjamin Thompson of the Nature News podcast and video team.

A palentologist has found a deposit of fossils in North Dakota that he says show the aftermath of the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs.
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Each month we check in with the reporters at Nature News for a roundup of recent science headlines. This month, Nature’s multi-media editor Shamini Bundell brings us these stories.

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Each month we take a tour of science headlines from our friends at the Journal Nature and the Nature podcast. 

Neuroscientist BethAnn McLaughlin has been recognized for her work against sexual harassment in science, but may lose her research position at Vanderbilt University.
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"The take-home message for anyone watching this from afar is: 'Ooh, you take a lot of risk when you report in a sexual harassment investigation.'"  - Meredith Wadman

This week on Living Lab Radio:

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It’s time for our monthly tour of science headlines from our friends at the Journal Nature and the Nature podcast. 

NASA

 

Each month we check in with the writers at Nature News to talk about the stories they've been following. This week we spoke with Benjamin Thompson from the Nature Podcast.

NASA

 

Each month, we check in with the writers at Nature News to talk about the stories they've been following. This week we spoke to senior reporter Davide Castelvechi. 

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Each month we check in with the journal Nature for a few headlines that they're following. 

Fifty years after discovering pulsars, astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell has been awarded one of the most lucrative prizes in science.
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Each month, we check in with the writers at Nature News to talk about the stories they've been following. This time we speak with Nisha Gaind, Nature News European bureau chief.

NOAA

Each month, we speak to our colleagues at the Journal Nature to hear about the stories they are following. Our guide this time around is Adam Levy, multi-media editor and host of the Nature Podcast.

Credit: NASA/Chris Gunn

Each month, we check in with the journalists at Nature News for a roundup of what they've been following. This month, we talk to Benjamin Thompson of the Nature podcast on these headlines.

A group of seals living off the coast of West Antarctica has provided scientists with data that could help to improve estimates of future sea-level rise.
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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.

The European Union has voted to ban three pesticides known as neonicotinoids based on evidence that they pose a risk to bees.
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Each month, Living Lab Radio checks in with Nature News to talk about some of the latest research headlines. This time we talk with senior reporter Lizzie Gibney at the London bureau.

A computer-generated image of the international prototype kilogram. The General Conference on Weights and Measures could vote on a more modern standard for the kilogram.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Greg_L / https://goo.gl/u4kikm

2017 brought a new president, a second gravitational wave detection, and advances in human gene editing. What science headlines might 2018 hold? Jane Lee, news editor for Nature News, talks through some of the likely candidates – from moon missions, to the spread of early humans, to the redefinition of the kilogram.

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