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Fieldwork is under way to excavate a rare, well-preserved specimen in central China.

Phages probably picked up DNA-cutting systems from microbial hosts, and might use them to fight other viruses.

Prolific generation of data drove the need for prefixes that denote 1027 and 1030.

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The open-source platform has added nearly half a million users in little more than a week — but should scientists make the leap? We examine the pros and cons.

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Detailed gene-activity map could pave way for more precise treatments for many more people with spinal-cord injuries.

The protein KRAS, mutated in many cancers, was deemed ‘undruggable’. Now scientists are hoping to save lives with a batch of new compounds that target it.

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Improved technique could provide fine-scale insights into how brain regions communicate.

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Rat–human hybrid brains offer new ways to study human neuro disorders, but also raise ethical questions.

Machine-learning technique improves computing efficiency and could have far-reaching applications.

Researchers are cautiously optimistic following companies’ announcement of positive results for lecanemab.

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