ISSN 0036-8733 (Print)
Publisher: Nature Publishing
Science Agenda Some enlightened drug companies have begun to share their data on clinical trials
Forum To figure out how the human era is shaping up, scientists turn to dinosaurs
Advances Polluting trees. Waves on Saturn's Titan. The tiniest optical tweezers. A phone programmed to lie
The Science of Health Gut bacteria may affect obesity
TechnoFiles Why would anyone want a smartwatch?
Good Habits, Bad Habits By deciphering the neural mechanisms that underlie our daily rituals, researchers are beginning to explain how we form habits and why breaking them can be such a struggle
Graybiel, A.M.; Smith, K.S.
How to Search for Life on Mars Future missions to the Red Planet may carry tools of microbiology that can reveal whether life once existed on our closest neighbor
McKay, C.P.; Garcia, V.P.
Germ Catcher New devices can quickly identify virtually any bacterium, virus or fungus. By installing them in a network of hospitals, health authorities could soon be able to spot disease outbreaks earlier than ever before
Summon the Rain Governments and farmers worldwide spend millions every year trying to control the weather: Recent data suggest that they might be on to something
Seeds of a Cure Clinical trials of herbal medicines are offering promising leads for novel drugs against malaria and other ailments
The Ponzi Economy Many perfectly legal business practices resemble the infamous con game writ large
The World without Free Will What happens when everyone believes that no one has conscious control over his or her actions?
Shariff, A.F.; Vohs, K.D.
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Anti Gravity Driving up the wall
Immigrants go gradually up the wealth ladder