• Nature Index |

    COVID-19 has brought new urgency to the study of infectious disease.

  • Nature Outlook |

    The mouth is home to some of the most common maladies known to humankind, including tooth decay and gum disease.

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  • Innovations In |

    Gene therapy has come a long way since its first proof-of-concept experiments in the 1990s.

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    This collection of highlights gives a taste of the innovative research that scientists at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) are conducting.

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  • Career Guide |

    How machine intelligence is becoming a powerful tool for interdisciplinary scientists.

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  • Collection |

    This November, world leaders will meet in Glasgow, UK for the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP26) to discuss action on the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

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  • Focal Point |

    Traditional Chinese Medicine has been advanced by scientific techniques designed for western-style medicine.

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    Four years ago, the NIH’s Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) was launched, aiming to identify and catalog the diverse cells types in human, monkey and mouse brain.

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  • Spotlight |

    Increased investment and a culture change in Chinese hospitals has brought biomedical engineers closer to patients in the country.

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  • Collection |

    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Chemistry has been awarded to Benjamin List and David MacMillan for the development of asymmetric organocatalysis.

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    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics has been awarded to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi for their advances in complex physical systems. In

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