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    The 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian "for their discoveries of receptors for temperature and touch."

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    Stem cells can self-renew and give rise to other cell types, and could therefore be the key to regenerating all manner of tissues damaged by injury or disease.

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    Many of the world’s leading science cities are active in research related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

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    Interspecies communication in complex microbiome environments occurs through the small molecules, peptides, and proteins produced by both the host and the microbial residents, as highlighted in this collection of recent articles from Nature Portfolio.

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    This reprint collection marks the tenth anniversary of the Institute for Basic Science (IBS) in South Korea.

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    Aquatic foods are an important component of many food systems, yet have received little attention in international food policy discourse.

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    COP15 will bring together governments from across the world to chart the course that could help transform society’s relationship with nature. As the host country, China stands ready to facilitate this landmark conference that will agree on goals and actions that put nature at the center of decision making.

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    When developing a research programme and direction, some scientists can find it helpful to create a mission statement to make clear their scientific ambitions. Nature speaks to working scientists about creating a research philosophy.

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    Everyone wants the best for their children, but sometimes biological miscues obstruct that hope. This is true for sickle-cell disease, a disorder in which red blood cells take on an abnormal shape — leading to pain, organ damage and shorter lives.

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