Category: Science

The importance of being introspective in the lab

CAREER COLUMN 18 March 2019 Question your own point of view first to avoid career-damaging conflict, says Benjamin Tsang. Benjamin Tsang Benjamin Tsang is the laboratory manager for the Gerlai Behavioural Genetics Research Lab...

Liquid marbles self-assemble from a pile of powder

What looks like a floating disco ball is actually a ‘liquid marble’ formed from a water droplet coated in hexagonal plastic particles. Credit: F. Geyer et al./Adv. Funct. Mater. Materials science 15 March 2019...

Hybrid embryos, ketamine drug and dark photons

SEVEN DAYS 13 March 2019 The week in science: 8–14 March 2019. FUNDING US budget request On 11 March, US President Donald Trump released his budget request for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins...

From the archive

NEWS AND VIEWS 12 March 2019 How Nature reported the lack of women engineers in the United Kingdom in 1969, and the use of charcoal in gas masks in 1919. 50 Years Ago In...