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

Richard Hodson

Nature, 2018

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Governments must provide incentives for businesses to fix the global food system, not just punish them for acting irresponsibly, argues Lawrence Haddad.

Lawrence Haddad

Nature, 2018

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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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John C. Moore et al.

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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How flashing lights, pink noise or other non-invasive approaches to taming brainwaves might one day turn into treatments for neurodegenerative disease.

Helen Thomson

Nature, 2018

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Extreme floods will become more common as sea levels rise.

Alexandra Witze

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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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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