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Four charts show how pooling samples from many people can save time or resources.

Economists welcome the chance to see whether giving people cash to spend however they choose improves livelihoods.


The United States, China and the United Arab Emirates will soon launch missions to a notoriously dangerous destination for spacecraft.

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What the reproduction number can and can’t tell us about managing COVID-19.


Three studies showing large DNA deletions and reshuffling heighten safety concerns about heritable genome editing.

Detection of particles produced by the Sun’s core supports long-held theory about how our star is powered.


The virus can damage lung, liver and kidney tissue grown in the lab, which might explain some severe COVID-19 complications in people.

A new breed of researcher is turning to computation to understand society — and then change it.


A new framework for animal-behaviour research will help to avoid sampling bias — ten years on from the call to widen the pool of human participants in psychology studies beyond the WEIRD.


NASA’s New Horizons mission measures the distances of two stars from the outer reaches of the Solar System.