Nature

(ISSN: 0028-0836, 1476-4687)

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From Nature

2021 -

  • More than 100 centenarians help to reveal a biomarker for long life. 
  • A year of virtual science conferences: how are you managing? 
  • Million-year-old mammoth genomes shatter record for oldest ancient DNA. 
  • A mammoth discovery: oldest DNA on record from million-year-old teeth. 
  • Dear grant agencies: tell me where I went wrong. 
  • Oil licences undermine Norway's ocean leadership. 
  • Science diversified: Cosmopolitan campus. 
  • Cells use loop extrusion to weave and tie the genome. 
  • Million-year-old DNA provides a glimpse of mammoth evolution. 
  • Loop extrusion as a mechanism for formation of DNA damage repair foci. 
  • Glutamate transporters have a chloride channel with two hydrophobic gates. 
  • Structure and inhibition mechanism of the human citrate transporter NaCT. 
  • Million-year-old DNA sheds light on the genomic history of mammoths. 
  • Affinity-coupled CCL22 promotes positive selection in germinal centres. 
  • Daily briefing: How feuding map-makers stoked Mars mania. 
  • COVID vaccines and safety: what the research says. 
  • Give African research participants more say in genomic data, say scientists. 
  • Metabolic support of tumour-infiltrating regulatory T cells by lactic acid. 
  • CTLA-4 blockade drives loss of Treg stability in glycolysis-low tumours. 
  • COVID research updates: Drug can be a lifeline for people hospitalized for COVID. 
  • Daily briefing: The human genome sequence, 20 years on. 
  • Russian academics decry law change that threatens scientific outreach. 
  • Coronapod: Is mixing COVID vaccines a good idea? 
  • Science outreach in my mother tongue. 
  • Daily briefing: Mysterious spike in ozone-killing chemicals is over. 
  • Pay gap widens between female and male scientists in North America. 
  • How a scientist is addressing inequity in human-genomics research. 
  • Daily briefing: Scientists struggling to keep human genome data free. 
  • Non-coding deletions identify Maenli lncRNA as a limb-specific En1 regulator. 
  • Macrophages provide a transient muscle stem cell niche via NAMPT secretion. 
  • Cooperative epithelial phagocytosis enables error correction in the early embryo. 
  • The kinetic landscape of an RNA-binding protein in cells. 
  • mRNA vaccine-elicited antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 and circulating variants. 
  • SARS-CoV-2 infection is effectively treated and prevented by EIDD-2801. 
  • Daily briefing: The month's best science images. 
  • Hundreds of 'predatory' journals indexed on leading scholarly database. 
  • Active membrane rupture spurs a range of cell deaths. 
  • Signs of self-sustained inflammatory circuits in severe COVID pneumonia. 
  • Gaming helped my lab-mates and me to conquer the social-distancing blues. 
  • Tardigrade circus and a tree of life - January's best science images. 
  • Daily briefing: Einsteinium illuminates the edge of the periodic table. 
  • The future of grant proposals is video. 
  • Coronapod: Variants - what you need to know. 
  • SARS-CoV-2 evolution during treatment of chronic infection. 
  • Daily briefing: Call for fully open sharing of coronavirus genome. 
  • Mysterious einsteinium spills its secrets. 
  • Skin-resident innate lymphoid cells converge on a pathogenic effector state. 
  • Ubiquitin ligation to F-box protein targets by SCF-RBR E3-E3 super-assembly. 
  • BRCA1 and RNAi factors promote repair mediated by small RNAs and PALB2-RAD52. 
  • Dynamic regulation of TFH selection during the germinal centre reaction. 
  • A gene-environment-induced epigenetic program initiates tumorigenesis. 
  • IgA transcytosis and antigen recognition govern ovarian cancer immunity. 
  • India budget pledges billions for virus research amid COVID pandemic. 
  • Mutation alters chromatin changes during injury response to drive cancer. 
  • Immunogenic BNT162b vaccines protect rhesus macaques from SARS-CoV-2. 
  • Coronapod: Fixing the world's pandemic alarm. 
  • J&J's one-shot COVID vaccine offers hope for faster protection. 
  • Explaining the icy mystery of the Dyatlov Pass deaths. 
  • Cell Competition Constitutes a Barrier for Interspecies Chimerism. 
  • METTL3 regulates heterochromatin in mouse embryonic stem cells. 
  • Systematic analysis of binding of transcription factors to noncoding variants. 
  • AIM2 in regulatory T cells restrains autoimmune diseases. 
  • Single-neuronal predictions of others' beliefs in humans. 
  • A growth-factor-activated lysosomal K+ channel regulates Parkinson's pathology. 
  • How to put societal impact at the heart of your research. 
  • Largest-ever survey exposes career obstacles for LGBTQ scientists. 
  • Fossilised glider takes the origin of mammals back to the Triassic. 
  • De novo design of modular and tunable protein biosensors. 
  • Why you should consider becoming a doctoral representative. 
  • My 2020 as an 'alien' PhD student in New York. 
  • Global absence and targeting of protective immune states in severe COVID-19. 
  • Loss of furin cleavage site attenuates SARS-CoV-2 pathogenesis. 
  • Lifelong lessons from my unexpected encounter with a synchrotron. 
  • Wetting regulates autophagy of phase-separated compartments and the cytosol. 
  • Survey of spiking in the mouse visual system reveals functional hierarchy. 
  • Decoding and perturbing decision states in real time. 
  • Tracking break-induced replication shows that it stalls at roadblocks. 
  • Striatal activity topographically reflects cortical activity. 
  • Dopamine-based mechanism for transient forgetting. 
  • NINJ1 mediates plasma membrane rupture during lytic cell death. 
  • The latest on Biden's science team: biologist named as top adviser. 
  • The Card1 nuclease provides defence during type III CRISPR immunity. 
  • Evolution of antibody immunity to SARS-CoV-2. 
  • Joe Biden names top geneticist Eric Lander as science adviser. 
  • Coronavirus diaries: making plans in a changing world. 
  • China COVID vaccine reports mixed results - what does that mean for the pandemic? 
  • 'Can you work with less-qualified people?' and 19 other curveball questions to navigate at industry interviews. 
  • The power of a budget plan in grant writing. 
  • COVID reinfections are unusual - but could still help the virus to spread. 
  • Chaperone-mediated autophagy sustains haematopoietic stem-cell function. 
  • Functional refolding of the penetration protein on a non-enveloped virus. 
  • m6A RNA methylation regulates the fate of endogenous retroviruses. 
  • Dire wolves were the last of an ancient New World canid lineage. 
  • STING controls nociception via type I interferon signalling in sensory neurons. 
  • Structure and function of a neocortical synapse. 
  • My 11 part-time jobs made me a better PhD student. 
  • Vaccine makers in Asia rush to test jabs against fast-spreading COVID variant. 
  • My international career journey as a disabled scientist. 
  • Circuits between infected macrophages and T cells in SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia. 
  • My lockdown literature-review challenge. 
  • Active retirement keeps me involved in science and helps others. 
  • Genomic basis of geographical adaptation to soil nitrogen in rice. 
  • Platypus and echidna genomes reveal mammalian biology and evolution. 
  • Activation and disruption of a neural mechanism for novel choice in monkeys. 
 
 

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