WHY BIRD BRAINS ARE MORE BRILLIANT THAN ANYONE SUSPECTED

The secret may lie in a newly discovered brain structure

CRYO-ELECTRON MICROSCOPY BREAKS THE ATOMIC RESOLUTION BARRIER AT LAST

Improvements help the technique rival x-ray crystallography

 
 
 

STRICT BIODIVERSITY LAWS PREVENT INDIAN SCIENTISTS FROM SHARING NEW MICROBES WITH THE WORLD

Dozens of species remain unreported because India's biopiracy law clashes with international taxonomy rules

WACKY TUBE MEN COULD KEEP DINGOES AWAY FROM LIVESTOCK IN AUSTRALIA

Strategy shows promise, but has some drawbacks

 
 
 

U.S. CLIMATE REPORT MOVES AHEAD AFTER COMPLAINTS ABOUT DELAYS

Government starts recruiting authors for National Climate Assessment

NATURE FAMILY OF JOURNALS INKS FIRST OPEN-ACCESS DEAL WITH AN INSTITUTION

Four-year deal with Max Planck institutes is a first for a highly selective journal

 
 
 

COULD CERTAIN COVID-19 VACCINES LEAVE PEOPLE MORE VULNERABLE TO THE AIDS VIRUS?

Cold-causing adenovirus used in four experimental COVID-19 vaccines increased risk of HIV infection when used in AIDS vaccine trials

IN WYOMING, AN ECOLOGIST SEEKS A NEW NICHE AS A U.S. SENATOR

Democrat Merav Ben-David wants to “put science in the Senate”

 
 
 

DISTANT SEAS MIGHT PREDICT COLORADO RIVER DROUGHTS

New study links ocean temperatures to dry spells years later

ANSWER: COVFEFE? PLAY SCIENCE 'S ELECTION 2020 CROSSWORD PUZZLE!

Test your knowledge of the intersection of science and politics past and present

 
 
 

CHINA'S RARE BIRDS MAY MOVE NORTH AS THE CLIMATE CHANGES, NEW DATA SUGGEST

Citizen science database helped map birds' current ranges-and their likely ranges in 2070

DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY PICKS TWO ADVANCED NUCLEAR REACTORS FOR DEMONSTRATION PROJECTS

Commercial molten-salt and gas-cooled reactors to be built within 7 years

 
 
 

IN NEW YORK, CHEMIST NANCY GOROFF IS BATTLING A TRUMP LOYALIST FOR A SEAT IN CONGRESS

Stony Brook University professor could be first female Ph.D. chemist elected to House of Representatives

REMDESIVIR AND INTERFERON FALL FLAT IN WHO'S MEGASTUDY OF COVID-19 TREATMENTS

Solidarity fails to find mortality benefits in four treatments-but the global trial itself wins praise

 
 
 

ACT NOW, WAIT FOR PERFECT EVIDENCE LATER, SAYS ‘HIGH PRIESTESS' OF U.K. COVID-19 MASKING CAMPAIGN

Trisha Greenhalgh argues COVID-19 shows how too much weight on evidence-based medicine can be the enemy of good policy

THIS PRIMATE IS ON THE BRINK OF EXTINCTION. HUMANMADE BRIDGES COULD SAVE IT

Rope bridges could be a short-term, inexpensive solution to reconnect fragmented habitats

 
 
 

A BIDEN PRESIDENCY COULD HAVE A ‘REMARKABLE' IMPACT ON SCIENCE POLICY-BUT ALSO FACE HURDLES

A Republican Senate and conservative judges could limit agenda

'A FRAUD ON THE NATION:' CRITICS BLAST INDIAN GOVERNMENT'S PROMOTION OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE FOR COVID-19

New treatment protocol recommends butter, herbs, and other Ayurvedic remedies for coronavirus patients

 
 
 

EARLY APPROVAL OF A COVID-19 VACCINE COULD STYMIE THE HUNT FOR BETTER ONES

Ethical dilemmas will abound for efficacy trials that continue after one vaccine proves itself

MILLIONS OF ANIMALS MAY BE MISSING FROM SCIENTIFIC STUDIES

Analysis at Dutch university suggests researchers are not reporting a large number of animal experiments

 
 
 



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