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Viruses cooperate to defeat bacteria

Viruses cooperate to defeat bacteria, Published online: 23 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05762-1

It emerges that viruses called phages, which infect bacteria, can suppress the bacterial immune system during an initial wave of unsuccessful infection, enabling subsequent viral infection to succeed.

Suicides rise with temperature in much of North America

Suicides rise with temperature in much of North America, Published online: 23 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05783-w

Thousands more people may die by their own hand as Earth’s climate warms.

Developing neurons are innately inclined to learn on the job

Developing neurons are innately inclined to learn on the job, Published online: 23 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05737-2

How genetic and environmental factors contribute to the generation of various subtypes of inhibitory neurons called interneurons in the brain is unclear. A study in mice provides new insight into this process.

Ecologists try to speed up evolution to save Australian marsupial from toxic toads

Ecologists try to speed up evolution to save Australian marsupial from toxic toads, Published online: 23 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05757-y

The strategy could also be used to bolster the defences of Tasmanian devils and corals on the Great Barrier Reef.

IVF at 40: revisiting the revolution in assisted reproduction

IVF at 40: revisiting the revolution in assisted reproduction, Published online: 23 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05792-9

Heidi Ledford tours an exhibition about the trailblazing technique and the 6 million babies born using it — including the first, Louise Brown.

Big Bang telescope finale marks end of an era in cosmology

Big Bang telescope finale marks end of an era in cosmology, Published online: 20 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05788-5

With the end of Europe’s major Planck mission, researchers are moving to smaller projects studying different aspects of the cosmic microwave background.

Eye evolution came easy for simple sea creatures

Eye evolution came easy for simple sea creatures, Published online: 20 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05755-0

Family tree shows that jellies and their relatives evolved eyes independently at least eight times.

Philippines sweetens deal for scientists who return home

Philippines sweetens deal for scientists who return home, Published online: 20 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05600-4

The government is trying to bolster its research workforce but academics say more needs to be done to improve the sector.

Medieval skeleton offers clues to bacterial killer’s origins

Medieval skeleton offers clues to bacterial killer’s origins, Published online: 19 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05784-9

Deadly type of Salmonella that is now rare in Europe is found in ancient Norwegian remains.

Injections lead to big strides for paralysed mice

Injections lead to big strides for paralysed mice, Published online: 19 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05778-7

Rodents regain mobility after key neurons’ activity is dampened.

Humans are altering seasonal climate cycles worldwide

Humans are altering seasonal climate cycles worldwide, Published online: 19 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05780-z

Nearly four decades of global temperature data collected by satellites reveal the atmospheric fingerprint of climate change.

Dutch publishing giant cuts off researchers in Germany and Sweden

Dutch publishing giant cuts off researchers in Germany and Sweden, Published online: 19 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05754-1

Negotiations with Elsevier have stalled over open-access deals.

3D image reveals hidden neurons in fruit-fly brain

3D image reveals hidden neurons in fruit-fly brain, Published online: 19 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05782-x

Researchers hope the data will speed the understanding of how the brain affects behaviour.

A mini-snake in amber is the oldest — and youngest — ever found

A mini-snake in amber is the oldest — and youngest — ever found, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05742-5

Specimen dating to 99 million years ago is the first known fossil of a baby snake.

Listen: AI robot mixes chemicals to discover reactions

Listen: AI robot mixes chemicals to discover reactions, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05776-9

Automated machine conducts, assesses and learns from experiments with random reagents.

Leukaemia hijacks a neural mechanism to invade the central nervous system

Leukaemia hijacks a neural mechanism to invade the central nervous system, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0342-5

Expression of α6 integrin enables acute lymphoblastic leukaemia cells to use neural migratory pathways to invade the central nervous system and metastasize to the brain.

Peptide secretion triggers diabetes

Peptide secretion triggers diabetes, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05710-z

An autoimmune attack on cells that make the hormone insulin causes type 1 diabetes. A mouse study reveals that pancreatic-cell release of insulin peptide fragments into the bloodstream triggers this harmful process.

Minuscule heat engine brings power to the nano-world

Minuscule heat engine brings power to the nano-world, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05734-5

Device harnesses a ‘quantum dot’ to produce electric power with high efficiency.

Controlling an organic synthesis robot with machine learning to search for new reactivity

Controlling an organic synthesis robot with machine learning to search for new reactivity, Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/s41586-018-0307-8

A robot instructed by a machine learning algorithm and coupled with real-time spectroscopic systems provides fast and accurate reaction outcome predictions and reactivity assessments, leading to the discovery of new reactions.

Podcast: DNA scaffolds, climate-altering microbes, and a robot chemist

Podcast: DNA scaffolds, climate-altering microbes, and a robot chemist , Published online: 18 July 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-05758-x

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