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Analysis finds that prenatal exposure to the pesticide is associated with a higher risk of severe autism with intellectual impairment.

Genome-editing technique enables researchers to trace lineage of cells in developing mice.

Haul thrills physicists, who previously knew of just a few hundred of these peculiar materials.

Research casts doubt on the idea that the FOXP2 gene — linked to language evolution — is special to modern humans.

In a dramatic restructuring, two teams have created versions of baker’s yeast with vastly reduced chromosome counts.

Weather forecasters will soon provide instant assessments of global warming’s influence on extreme events.

Nature talks to Brent Hecht, who says peer reviewers must ensure that researchers consider negative societal consequences of their work.

Scientists are racing to stamp out the disease in southeast Asia before unstoppable strains spread.

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s ninth outbreak of the deadly virus saw the early deployment of an experimental vaccine.

The strategy could also be used to bolster the defences of Tasmanian devils and corals on the Great Barrier Reef.