Nature Summaries and Reviews
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Mining the ocean floor could solve mineral shortages – and lead to epic extinctions in some of the most remote ecosystems on Earth.
After decades of assuming that pain works the same way in all sexes, scientists are finding that different biological pathways can produce an ‘ouch!’.
Jamie Morin sets out the elements required to track satellites and avoid crashes.
Amid the urgent need to decarbonize, the industry that delivers one-tenth of global electricity must consult the public on reactor research, design, regulation, location and waste.
A handful of experiments are raising questions about whether clumps of cells and disembodied brains could be sentient, and how scientists would know if they were.
Pregnant women fare worse than others, although the risks to the fetus are slight.
The brain’s immune system could be provoking Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. Can scientists get it back in check?
Chronotherapy – the specific timing of drug delivery – has shown promise in clinical trials. But that may not be enough to overcome the practical challenges.