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NASA has 35 kilograms of plutonium-238 to power its deep-space missions — but that will not get it very far.

Cold-tolerant crop enabled high-altitude agriculture some 3,600 years ago.

Crowdsourced disaster surveys strive for more reliability in online collaboration.

Disease sites targeted in assembly of more-complete version of the human genome sequence.

Depression causes a greater burden of disability than any other condition, yet it is widely undiagnosed and untreated. In this special collection of articles, Nature asks why that burden is so great, how science is helping and where research is running aground.

Vienna demonstration shows that the technology can boost data capacity of laser beams over long distances.

Rocket experiment captures glow attributed to renegade stars in intergalactic space.

Rate of infection in Liberia seems to plateau, raising questions over the usefulness of models in an outbreak.

Radical theory proposes that interactions between classical worlds can explain some quantum phenomena.

X-ray data hinting at axion particles draw interest and cautionary warnings.