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Microorganisms in the human gut can affect immune-system cells. Gut bacterial strains have been discovered that boost immune cells that have cell-killing capacity and that can target cancer and protect against infection.

The surprise discovery of ancient crustaceans and tardigrades emerged from a rare mission to drill into a lake sealed off by a kilometre of ice.

Trees are supposed to slow global warming, but growing evidence suggests they might not always be climate saviours.

Erratic motion of north magnetic pole forces experts to update model that aids global navigation.

Deep-learning algorithm helps to diagnose conditions that aren’t readily apparent to doctors or researchers.

Misaligned stacks of the wonder material exhibit superconductivity and other curious properties.

Tracking moisture, snow and meltwater across the ‘third pole’ will help communities to plan for climate change, argue Jing Gao and colleagues.

High-pressure hydrogen materials could be a step towards a new era of superconductivity.

Fluffy pterosaurs offer vibrant insight into Mesozoic evolution.

Mouse tests confirm that sticky proteins associated with degenerative brain diseases can be transferred — but researchers say risks for humans are likely to be minimal.