Category: Science

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

NATURE PODCAST 19 July 2019 Nick Howe hosts our regular roundtable discussion, with guests Davide Castelvecchi, Anna Nagle, and Heidi Ledford. Related Articles http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nature/rss/current/~3/QHgCFgk8WoE/d41586-019-02236-w

More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

More women using cannabis daily before and during pregnancy, research finds

The number of women using cannabis in the year before they get pregnant and early in their pregnancies is increasing, and their frequency of use is also rising, according to new data from Kaiser...

Nations with strong women’s rights likely to have better population health and faster growth

Nations with strong women’s rights likely to have better population health and faster growth

Nations with strong women’s rights are more likely to have better health and faster growth than those who don’t promote and protect these values, finds research published in the online journal BMJ Open. This...

Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime to get better sleep

Take a bath 90 minutes before bedtime to get better sleep

Biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin may have found a way for people to get better shuteye. Systematic review protocols — a method used to search for and analyze relevant data...

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

NATURE PODCAST 19 July 2019 Nick Howe hosts our regular roundtable discussion, with guests Davide Castelvecchi, Anna Nagle, and Heidi Ledford. Related Articles http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nature/rss/current/~3/QHgCFgk8WoE/d41586-019-02236-w

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

Backchat: Breaking news, audience-led journalism and human gene editing

NATURE PODCAST 19 July 2019 Nick Howe hosts our regular roundtable discussion, with guests Davide Castelvecchi, Anna Nagle, and Heidi Ledford. Related Articles http://feeds.nature.com/~r/nature/rss/current/~3/QHgCFgk8WoE/d41586-019-02236-w

How to make development funds go further

EDITORIAL 18 July 2019 International grants for low-income countries should be matched by local sources. From left to right, Jim Yong Kim, Melinda Gates, Claver Gatete and Marie-Claude Bibeau discuss a World Bank Group...

Strong storms also play big role in Antarctic ice shelf collapse

Strong storms also play big role in Antarctic ice shelf collapse

Warming temperatures and changes in ocean circulation and salinity are driving the breakup of ice sheets in Antarctica, but a new study suggests that intense storms may help push the system over the edge....

Tiger mosquitoes tackled in a trial

NEWS AND VIEWS 17 July 2019 A fresh approach to suppressing the Asian tiger mosquito, a highly invasive species that transmits disease-causing viruses, has been used to nearly eradicate these insects from two test...