Nature Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from Nature at a glance.

Genetically identical primates offer the best models of human disease, but raise ethical issues.

David Cyranoski

Nature, 2019

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There are reasons to be optimistic that the world will break its addiction to fossil fuels. But time is running out.

Jeff Tollefson

Nature, 2018

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Maintaining momentum is crucial as nations build a treaty to safeguard the high seas, argue Glen Wright, Julien Rochette, Kristina M. Gjerde and Lisa A. Levin.

Glen Wright et al.

Nature, 2018

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John C. Moore et al.

Nature, 2018

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Young people who are already struggling offline might experience greater negative effects of life online, writes Candice Odgers.

Candice Odgers

Nature, 2018

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Humans are masters of dexterity. But robots are catching up.

Richard Hodson

Nature, 2018

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Artificial intelligence and brain-computer interfaces must respect and preserve people’s privacy, identity, agency and equality, say Rafael Yuste, Sara Goering and colleagues.

Rafael Yuste and Sara Goering et al.

Nature, 2017

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Learning more about how pollutants enter and damage the body would reduce disease and deaths, say Jos Lelieveld and Ulrich Pöschl.

Jos Lelieveld and Ulrich Pöschl

Nature, 2017

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A campaign to increase preimplantation genetic diagnosis could put the country on the path towards eliminating certain diseases.

David Cyranoski

Nature, 2017

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Trace people, not papers; a new way to measure the impact of science on society.

Neil Savage

Nature, 2017

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