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Nature is a British weekly scientific journal founded and based in London, England. As a multidisciplinary publication Nature features peer-reviewed research from a variety of academic disciplines, mainly in science, technology, and the natural sciences. It has core editorial offices across the United States, continental Europe, and Asia under the international scientific publishing company Springer Nature.Source
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Limited climate benefits of global recycling of pulp and paper

Limited climate benefits of global recycling of pulp and paper

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Modeling COVID-19 scenarios for the United States

Modeling COVID-19 scenarios for the United States

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Atomic-resolution protein structure determination by cryo-EM

Atomic-resolution protein structure determination by cryo-EM

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How China could be carbon neutral by mid-century

How China could be carbon neutral by mid-century

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How obesity could create problems for a COVID vaccine

How obesity could create problems for a COVID vaccine

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A global survey of potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine

A global survey of potential acceptance of a COVID-19 vaccine

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Spatial ultrasound modulation by digitally controlling microbubble arrays

Spatial ultrasound modulation by digitally controlling microbubble arrays

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Satellites could soon map every tree on Earth

Satellites could soon map every tree on Earth

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In vivo CRISPR/Cas9 targeting of fusion oncogenes for selective elimination of cancer cells

In vivo CRISPR/Cas9 targeting of fusion oncogenes for selective elimination of cancer cells

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Cryo-electron tomography of cardiac myofibrils reveals a 3D lattice spring within the Z-discs

Cryo-electron tomography of cardiac myofibrils reveals a 3D lattice spring within the Z-discs

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Optical framed knots as information carriers

Optical framed knots as information carriers

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An evolutionary explanation for ineffective altruism

An evolutionary explanation for ineffective altruism

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Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries

Magnitude, demographics and dynamics of the effect of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic on all-cause mortality in 21 industrialized countries

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An unexpectedly large count of trees in the West African Sahara and Sahel

An unexpectedly large count of trees in the West African Sahara and Sahel

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Strategies to revise agrosystems and breeding to control Fusarium wilt of banana

Strategies to revise agrosystems and breeding to control Fusarium wilt of banana

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Ending hunger: science must stop neglecting smallholder farmers

Ending hunger: science must stop neglecting smallholder farmers

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The first reported case of the rare mitochondrial haplotype H4a1 in ancient Egypt

The first reported case of the rare mitochondrial haplotype H4a1 in ancient Egypt

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First room-temperature superconductor excites — and baffles — scientists

First room-temperature superconductor excites — and baffles — scientists

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Estimating temperatures of heated Lower Palaeolithic flint artefacts

Estimating temperatures of heated Lower Palaeolithic flint artefacts

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Capturing the continuous complexity of behaviour in Caenorhabditis elegans

Capturing the continuous complexity of behaviour in Caenorhabditis elegans

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Pandemic of hunger

Pandemic of hunger

It’s 4 p.m. on a Friday, and dozens of children have begun to line up outside a home in a street in Delft, a working-class neighbourhood in Cape Town, South Africa. On a busy day, the queue will grow to be hundreds of metres long, sometimes snaking off into other streets. There is still an hour to go until the food is served — it’s chicken and vegetable curry with rice — but they are content to wait. They’re hungry.The day has been warm, but it turns chilly as the Sun dips behind the single-storey houses. The children wait patiently, some dressed only in shorts and T-shirts. They keep their...

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15 years of Nature Physics

15 years of Nature Physics

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Deep phenotyping of 34,128 adult patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in an international network study

Deep phenotyping of 34,128 adult patients hospitalised with COVID-19 in an international network study

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Alexa, do I have COVID-19?

Alexa, do I have COVID-19?

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Life on Venus? Scientists hunt for the truth

Life on Venus? Scientists hunt for the truth

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