Nature Summaries and Reviews

See all summaries and reviews from Nature at a glance.

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

Neil Savage

Nature, 2017

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Artificial intelligence can speed up research into new photovoltaic, battery and carbon-capture materials, argue Edward Sargent, Alán Aspuru-Guzik and colleagues.

Phil De Luna et al.

Nature, 2017

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How Anne Wojcicki took the start-up firm from the brink of failure to scientific preeminence.

Erika Check Hayden

Nature, 2017

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Researchers are painting intricate pictures of individual memories and learning how the brain works in the process.

Helen Shen

Nature, 2018

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The womb was thought to be sterile. Some scientists argue it’s where the microbiome begins.

Cassandra Willyard

Nature, 2018

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A tour through the most studied genes in biology reveals some surprises.

Elie Dolgin

Nature, 2017

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Amid a tumultuous political landscape, a generation of black researchers is gearing up to transform South African science.

Linda Nordling

Nature, 2018

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Three ways that the digital revolution is reshaping workforces around the world.

Emily Anthes

Nature, 2017

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Extreme floods will become more common as sea levels rise.

Alexandra Witze

Nature, 2018

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Xuemei Bai and colleagues call for long-term, cross-disciplinary studies to reduce carbon emissions and urban risks from global warming.

Xuemei Bai et al.

Nature, 2018

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