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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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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John C. Moore et al.

Nature, 2018

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The ability to become nearly any cell type is restricted to eggs, sperm and primitive stem cells in very early embryos. Maintaining this pluripotent state in vitro comes at a cost.

Thomas P. Zwaka

Nature, 2017

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Even the simplest networks of neurons defy understanding. So how do neuroscientists hope to untangle brains with billions of cells?

Kerri Smith

Nature, 2017

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Identify sources of inequity, de-bias training data and develop algorithms that are robust to skews in data, urge James Zou and Londa Schiebinger.

James Zou and Londa Schiebinger

Nature, 2018

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

Richard Hodson

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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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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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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