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  1. Ultrasound fingerprint scanners amplify securityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | NatureNews

    Smartphones, laptops and payment systems are among the technologies that can be unlocked by fingerprints instead of typed passcodes. But these security systems can be fooled by dirt and grease.


  2. Panda guts not suited to digesting bambooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | NatureNews

    Pandas make quick work of bamboo, using their powerful jaws to peel back the plant's tough outer stalk and reach the tender heart. But new research suggests that microorganisms in the bear's gut are not quite as adept at breaking down the species' primary food source.


  3. Rule rewrite aims to clean up scientific softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | NatureNews

    The finding seemed counterintuitive: warming in North America was driving plant species to lower elevations - not towards higher, cooler climes, as ecologists had long predicted. But the research published in Global Change Biology indeed turned out to be wrong.


  4. Core services: Reward bioinformaticiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | Nature

    Biological data will continue to pile up unless those who analyse it are recognized as creative collaborators in need of career paths, says Jeffrey Chang. The US Precision Medicine Initiative, announced in January, relies on bioinformatics.


  5. Petition calls for lay summaries in ecology journalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Nature

    In a bid to make research papers more accessible to non-scientists, journals should require scientists to write lay summaries of their articles. That is the proposal put forward in a recent opinion piece 1 and online petition that caught the attention of researchers on social media.


  6. British Isles mapped out by genetic ancestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | NatureNews

    Researchers have found genetic signatures among Britons that betray their historical roots in particular locales of the UK, leading to the finest-scale map of genetic variation yet created. The analysis - which shows a snapshot of clusters of genetic variation in the late 1800s, when people were less likely to migrate far from their region of birth - reflects historical waves of migration by different populations into the island.


  7. Microbiome: The bacterial tightropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Nature

    Imbalances in gut bacteria have been implicated in the progression from liver disease to cancer. This insight opens the way to preventive treatments.


  8. Systems NeuroscientistRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2014 | Nature Neuroscience

    Tenure Track Assistant Professor position, beginning Fall 2015. The Center for Neuroscience in conjunction with the Department of Neurology in the School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, are inviting applications for a junior faculty position.


  9. Unusual reference attracts notorietyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | Nature

    An editorial oversight has turned a report on fish pigmentation into one of the year's most talked-about papers. The study of poeciliid fishes, first published online in July by the journal Ethology , received scant attention until ecologist David Harris at the University of California, Davis, tweeted a screenshot of one of its pages, highlighting this phrase in parentheses: "Should we cite the crappy Gabor paper here?" Harris added his own comment on Twitter: "Not sure how this made it through proofreading, peer review and copy editing."


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