Moulded or folded, this wood stays strong

Nature, Published online: 22 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02861-4 By tinkering with the structure of wood fibres, scientists have boosted the material’s flexibility and strength. Press Release Distribution Service

Rhino puzzle and China’s COVID vaccines — the week in infographics

Nature, Published online: 22 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02878-9 Nature highlights three key infographics from the week in science and research. Press Release Distribution Service

Climate change: Nature readers say their fears are growing

Nature, Published online: 22 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02862-3 Poll shows that 80% of respondents are more concerned in the run-up to the COP26 climate meeting than they were ahead of the Paris conference 6 years ago. Press Release Distribution Service

Researchers map neurons in the brain involved with social interactions with others in groups

In social experiments, three monkeys sat around a rotary table and took turns offering food to one of the other two monkeys. Certain neurons in the brain responded to the actions of other monkeys in the group and influenced an animal’s upcoming decisions to reciprocate or retaliate. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release…

Scientists part of team that points to strong connection between climate change, plastics pollution

At the root of global climate change and the worldwide plastics problem are two related carbon-based fuels — oil and natural gas. Not only are the two among the key drivers of climate change, they are instrumental in the manufacturing of plastics. As storms intensify and become more frequent, the movement of trash from land…

Bat study reveals secrets of the social brain

Neuroscientists used wireless devices to record the neural activity of freely interacting Egyptian fruit bats, providing researchers with the first glimpse into how the brains of social mammals process complex group interactions. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

Author Correction: Cotranslational prolyl hydroxylation is essential for flavivirus biogenesis

Nature, Published online: 21 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04102-0 Author Correction: Cotranslational prolyl hydroxylation is essential for flavivirus biogenesis Press Release Distribution Service

Immunogenicity and efficacy of heterologous ChadOx1/BNT162b2 vaccination

Nature, Published online: 21 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04120-y Immunogenicity and efficacy of heterologous ChadOx1/BNT162b2 vaccination Press Release Distribution Service

How to make your research reproducible

Nature, Published online: 21 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02887-8 Ensuring that your work is reproducible is not as daunting or complicated as you might think. Experts share their tips. Press Release Distribution Service

A new Earth bombardment model

A team has updated its asteroid bombardment model of the Earth with the latest geologic evidence of ancient, large collisions. These models have been used to understand how impacts may have affected oxygen levels in the Earth’s atmosphere in the Archean eon, 2.5 to 4 billion years ago. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press…

Some of the world’s oldest rubies linked to early life

While analyzing some of the world’s oldest colored gemstones, researchers discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

New galaxy images reveal a fitful start to the Universe

New images have revealed detailed clues about how the first stars and structures were formed in the Universe and suggest the formation of the Galaxy got off to a fitful start. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

Publisher Correction: A pan-serotype dengue virus inhibitor targeting the NS3–NS4B interaction

Nature, Published online: 20 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04123-9 Publisher Correction: A pan-serotype dengue virus inhibitor targeting the NS3–NS4B interaction Press Release Distribution Service

Evidence for unconventional superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene

Nature, Published online: 20 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04121-x Evidence for unconventional superconductivity in twisted bilayer graphene Press Release Distribution Service

Hybrid immunity improves B cells and antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants

Nature, Published online: 20 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04117-7 Hybrid immunity improves B cells and antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants Press Release Distribution Service

Origin of domestic horses finally established

The modern horse was domesticated around 2200 years BCE in the northern Caucasus. In the centuries that followed it spread throughout Asia and Europe. An international team of 162 scientists collected, sequenced and compared 273 genomes from ancient horses scattered across Eurasia to come up with this finding. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press…

Hit the sleep ‘sweet spot’ to keep brain sharp

Older adults who sleep short or long experienced greater cognitive decline than those who sleep a moderate amount, even when the effects of early Alzheimer’s disease were taken into account, according to a new study. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

Astronomers detect signs of an atmosphere stripped from a planet in a giant impact

A team has discovered evidence of a giant impact in the nearby HD 17255 star system, in which an Earth-sized terrestrial planet and a smaller impactor likely collided at least 200,000 years ago, stripping off part of one planet’s atmosphere. Continue Reading at ScienceDaily.com Click Here. Press Release Distribution Service

United States has several programmes for early-career leaders

Nature, Published online: 19 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02830-x United States has several programmes for early-career leaders Press Release Distribution Service

Countries of the Indo-Gangetic Plain must unite against air pollution

Nature, Published online: 19 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02829-4 Countries of the Indo-Gangetic Plain must unite against air pollution Press Release Distribution Service

Credit local authors fairly on international research papers

Nature, Published online: 19 October 2021; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-02831-w Credit local authors fairly on international research papers Press Release Distribution Service

Non-KREEP origin for Chang’E-5 basalts in the Procellarum KREEP Terrane

Nature, Published online: 19 October 2021; doi:10.1038/s41586-021-04119-5 Non-KREEP origin for Chang’E-5 basalts in the Procellarum KREEP Terrane Press Release Distribution Service

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