Murder hornets, park robots and planet formation — May's best science images

Murder hornets, park robots and planet formation — May’s best science images Nature, Published online:…

High-profile coronavirus retractions raise concerns about data oversight

High-profile coronavirus retractions raise concerns about data oversight Nature, Published online: 05 June 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01695-w…

Author Correction: A conserved dendritic-cell regulatory program limits antitumour immunity

Author Correction: A conserved dendritic-cell regulatory program limits antitumour immunity Nature, Published online: 05 June…

Why scientists are struggling to show how the coronavirus passed to people

Why scientists are struggling to show how the coronavirus passed to people Nature, Published online:…

Author Correction: Quantifying the dynamics of failure across science, startups and security

Author Correction: Quantifying the dynamics of failure across science, startups and security Nature, Published online:…

The pandemic mixed up what scientists study – and some won’t go back

The pandemic mixed up what scientists study – and some won’t go back Nature, Published…

Coronapod: The heavy toll on people of colour

Coronapod: The heavy toll on people of colour Nature, Published online: 05 June 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01698-7…

Scientists’ worlds will shrink in the wake of the pandemic

Scientists’ worlds will shrink in the wake of the pandemic Nature, Published online: 04 June…

How to come out to your parents as a science communicator

How to come out to your parents as a science communicator Nature, Published online: 04…

The coronavirus outbreak could make it quicker and easier to trial drugs

The coronavirus outbreak could make it quicker and easier to trial drugs Nature, Published online:…

Online directory makes free science talks easier to find in coronavirus era

Online directory makes free science talks easier to find in coronavirus era Nature, Published online:…

How to beat isolation? Academic feedback groups fit the bill, and promote growth as scholars and humans

How to beat isolation? Academic feedback groups fit the bill, and promote growth as scholars and…

Daily briefing: Some ‘non-lethal’ crowd-control weapons can cause serious harm

Daily briefing: Some ‘non-lethal’ crowd-control weapons can cause serious harm Nature, Published online: 04 June…

IGF1R is an entry receptor for respiratory syncytial virus

IGF1R is an entry receptor for respiratory syncytial virus Nature, Published online: 03 June 2020;…

Selective prebiotic formation of RNA pyrimidine and DNA purine nucleosides

Selective prebiotic formation of RNA pyrimidine and DNA purine nucleosides Nature, Published online: 03 June…

Molecular architecture of the human 17S U2 snRNP

Molecular architecture of the human 17S U2 snRNP Nature, Published online: 03 June 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2344-3…

Revealing enigmatic mucus structures in the deep sea using DeepPIV

Revealing enigmatic mucus structures in the deep sea using DeepPIV Nature, Published online: 03 June…

Structure of the ER membrane complex, a transmembrane-domain insertase

Structure of the ER membrane complex, a transmembrane-domain insertase Nature, Published online: 03 June 2020;…

SpaceX launch marks first new craft to carry people to orbit in 17 years

SpaceX launch marks first new craft to carry people to orbit in 17 years Nature,…

SpaceX’s astronaut launch is a boost for the International Space Station

SpaceX’s astronaut launch is a boost for the International Space Station Nature, Published online: 03…

Will the pandemic permanently alter scientific publishing?

Will the pandemic permanently alter scientific publishing? Nature, Published online: 03 June 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01520-4 The…

Oncometabolites suppress DNA repair by disrupting local chromatin signalling

Oncometabolites suppress DNA repair by disrupting local chromatin signalling Nature, Published online: 03 June 2020;…

Sputnik moment or budget breaker: How will the pandemic alter research funding?

Sputnik moment or budget breaker: How will the pandemic alter research funding? Nature, Published online:…

These methods from psychiatry can help you beat stress during the coronavirus pandemic

These methods from psychiatry can help you beat stress during the coronavirus pandemic Nature, Published…

Delaying COP26 is not a reason to delay climate action

Delaying COP26 is not a reason to delay climate action Nature, Published online: 02 June…

Thousands of people will help scientists to track the long-term health effects of the coronavirus crisis

Thousands of people will help scientists to track the long-term health effects of the coronavirus crisis …

What’s the risk that animals will spread the coronavirus?

What’s the risk that animals will spread the coronavirus? Nature, Published online: 01 June 2020;…

African scientists leverage open hardware

African scientists leverage open hardware Nature, Published online: 01 June 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01606-z A growing emphasis…

Artists explore new ways of knowing in a time of information overload

Artists explore new ways of knowing in a time of information overload Nature, Published online:…

Universities will never be the same after the coronavirus crisis

Universities will never be the same after the coronavirus crisis Nature, Published online: 01 June…

Is the reproducibility crisis fuelling poor mental health in science?

Is the reproducibility crisis fuelling poor mental health in science? Nature, Published online: 01 June…

Safety fears over hyped drug hydroxychloroquine spark global confusion

Safety fears over hyped drug hydroxychloroquine spark global confusion Nature, Published online: 29 May 2020;…

Author Correction: Topological quantum chemistry

Author Correction: Topological quantum chemistry Nature, Published online: 29 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2305-x Author Correction: Topological…

Daily briefing: Black holes lead to the discovery of a link between entropy and energy

Daily briefing: Black holes lead to the discovery of a link between entropy and energy …

Economists must collaborate courageously

Economists must collaborate courageously Nature, Published online: 29 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01505-3 To navigate pandemic trade-offs,…

Economists must collaborate courageously

Economists must collaborate courageously Nature, Published online: 29 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01505-3 To navigate pandemic trade-offs,…

Introducing the Zoom interview: tips for job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic

Introducing the Zoom interview: tips for job hunting during the coronavirus pandemic Nature, Published online:…

Coronavirus diaries: rejection under lockdown

Coronavirus diaries: rejection under lockdown Nature, Published online: 29 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01624-x John Tregoning overcomes…

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps

Ethical guidelines for COVID-19 tracing apps Nature, Published online: 28 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01578-0 Protect privacy,…

NASA’s isolation experts: Lockdown lessons from space

NASA’s isolation experts: Lockdown lessons from space Nature, Published online: 28 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01598-w Scientists…

The epic battle against coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories

The epic battle against coronavirus misinformation and conspiracy theories Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020;…

Radiocarbon reboot and a boost for virtual scientific conferences

Radiocarbon reboot and a boost for virtual scientific conferences Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020;…

Coronavirus misinformation needs researchers to respond

Coronavirus misinformation needs researchers to respond Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01550-y Researchers must…

Coronavirus conversations: Science communication during a pandemic

Coronavirus conversations: Science communication during a pandemic Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01589-x How…

How South Korea made itself a global innovation leader

How South Korea made itself a global innovation leader Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020;…

Daily briefing: How scientific illustrators have made the coronavirus visible

Daily briefing: How scientific illustrators have made the coronavirus visible Nature, Published online: 27 May…

Structural transitions in influenza haemagglutinin at membrane fusion pH

Structural transitions in influenza haemagglutinin at membrane fusion pH Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2333-6…

A structural variation reference for medical and population genetics

A structural variation reference for medical and population genetics Nature, Published online: 27 May 2020;…

A human neutralizing antibody targets the receptor binding site of SARS-CoV-2

A human neutralizing antibody targets the receptor binding site of SARS-CoV-2 Nature, Published online: 26…

Short-term tests validate long-term estimates of climate change

Short-term tests validate long-term estimates of climate change Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01484-5…

Human neutralizing antibodies elicited by SARS-CoV-2 infection

Human neutralizing antibodies elicited by SARS-CoV-2 infection Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2380-z Human…

Parkinson’s disease grafts benefit from well-timed growth factor

Parkinson’s disease grafts benefit from well-timed growth factor Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01486-3…

National COVID numbers — Benford’s law looks for errors

National COVID numbers — Benford’s law looks for errors Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020;…

Learn from Rwanda’s success in tackling COVID-19

Learn from Rwanda’s success in tackling COVID-19 Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01563-7 Learn…

Microbial matters: modelling the complex web of host–microbiome interactions

Microbial matters: modelling the complex web of host–microbiome interactions Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020;…

Coronavirus modelling — boost developing world capacity

Coronavirus modelling — boost developing world capacity Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01564-6 Coronavirus…

Scientific networks are helping African countries to access coronavirus lab supplies

Scientific networks are helping African countries to access coronavirus lab supplies Nature, Published online: 26…

Face to face with squat lobsters and swimming worms

Face to face with squat lobsters and swimming worms Nature, Published online: 26 May 2020;…

Ancient shelter reveals some of the world’s rarest rock art

Ancient shelter reveals some of the world’s rarest rock art Nature, Published online: 26 May…

Rehabilitating the Vandals, the bearded ladies of geology, and how to get a job in academia: Books in brief

Rehabilitating the Vandals, the bearded ladies of geology, and how to get a job in academia:…

Our planet’s heart is watery

Our planet’s heart is watery Nature, Published online: 25 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01488-1 The core might…

Research Says That the Simple Act of Planning a Trip Can Help Boost Your Mental Health

Research Says That the Simple Act of Planning a Trip Can Help Boost Your Mental Health …

Author Correction: Layered nanocomposites by shear-flow-induced alignment of nanosheets

Author Correction: Layered nanocomposites by shear-flow-induced alignment of nanosheets Nature, Published online: 23 May 2020;…

John Horton Conway (1937–2020)

John Horton Conway (1937–2020) Nature, Published online: 23 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01515-1 Playful master of games…

Scientists baffled by decision to stop a pioneering coronavirus testing project

Scientists baffled by decision to stop a pioneering coronavirus testing project Nature, Published online: 22…

‘Medications should be prescribed by doctors, not the president’: leading Brazilian scientist discusses the pandemic

‘Medications should be prescribed by doctors, not the president’: leading Brazilian scientist discusses the pandemic …

Coronavirus diaries: finding a place to have new ideas

Coronavirus diaries: finding a place to have new ideas Nature, Published online: 22 May 2020;…

Author Correction: The wide-binary origin of (2014) MU<sub>69</sub>-like Kuiper belt contact binaries

Author Correction: The wide-binary origin of (2014) MU<sub>69</sub>-like Kuiper belt contact binaries Nature, Published online:…

How lost lizards and Hurricane Irma are helping me get through coronavirus restrictions

How lost lizards and Hurricane Irma are helping me get through coronavirus restrictions Nature, Published…

Ten reasons why immunity passports are a bad idea

Ten reasons why immunity passports are a bad idea Nature, Published online: 21 May 2020;…

Structure of replicating SARS-CoV-2 polymerase

Structure of replicating SARS-CoV-2 polymerase Nature, Published online: 21 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2368-8 Structure of replicating…

Science superpowers after COVID-19 lockdowns lift: a letter of hope from China to the United States

Science superpowers after COVID-19 lockdowns lift: a letter of hope from China to the United States …

Julian Perry Robinson (1941–2020)

Julian Perry Robinson (1941–2020) Nature, Published online: 21 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01450-1 Chemist and lawyer who…

Daily briefing: Astronomers capture the birth of a planet

Daily briefing: Astronomers capture the birth of a planet Nature, Published online: 21 May 2020;…

How coronavirus dashed Ethiopia’s dream of hosting Africa’s first major AI conference

How coronavirus dashed Ethiopia’s dream of hosting Africa’s first major AI conference Nature, Published online:…

Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say

Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Here’s what the data say Nature, Published online:…

Extinct proteins resurrected to reconstruct the evolution of vertebrate haemoglobin

Extinct proteins resurrected to reconstruct the evolution of vertebrate haemoglobin Nature, Published online: 20 May…

Deciphering human macrophage development at single-cell resolution

Deciphering human macrophage development at single-cell resolution Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2316-7 Single-cell…

Neuroimaging results altered by varying analysis pipelines

Neuroimaging results altered by varying analysis pipelines Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01282-z Seventy…

How the coronavirus pandemic slashed carbon emissions — in five graphs

How the coronavirus pandemic slashed carbon emissions — in five graphs Nature, Published online: 20…

A cold, massive, rotating disk galaxy 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang

A cold, massive, rotating disk galaxy 1.5 billion years after the Big Bang Nature, Published…

Structure and mechanism of the mitochondrial Ca<sup>2+</sup> uniporter holocomplex

Structure and mechanism of the mitochondrial Ca<sup>2+</sup> uniporter holocomplex Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020;…

Daily briefing: Hope and caution greet coronavirus vaccine trial results

Daily briefing: Hope and caution greet coronavirus vaccine trial results Nature, Published online: 20 May…

Dogs catch coronavirus, suspicious images and an autopsy challenge

Dogs catch coronavirus, suspicious images and an autopsy challenge Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020;…

Coronavirus: everyone wins when patents are pooled

Coronavirus: everyone wins when patents are pooled Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01441-2 It…

Viral and host factors related to the clinical outcome of COVID-19

Viral and host factors related to the clinical outcome of COVID-19 Nature, Published online: 20…

Murder at the Tesseract House

Murder at the Tesseract House Nature, Published online: 20 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01351-3 A message from…

The first footprints on Mars could be this geologist’s

The first footprints on Mars could be this geologist’s Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020;…

Tax carbon to aid economic recovery

Tax carbon to aid economic recovery Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01500-8 Tax carbon…

Coronavirus: Lombardy lessons for policy and governance

Coronavirus: Lombardy lessons for policy and governance Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01502-6 Coronavirus:…

Reboot the economy for resilience

Reboot the economy for resilience Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01501-7 Reboot the economy…

To set coronavirus policy, model lives and livelihoods in lockstep

To set coronavirus policy, model lives and livelihoods in lockstep Nature, Published online: 19 May…

Coronavirus contact-tracing apps: can they slow the spread of COVID-19?

Coronavirus contact-tracing apps: can they slow the spread of COVID-19? Nature, Published online: 19 May…

Coronavirus vaccine trials have their first results — but their promise is still unclear

Coronavirus vaccine trials have their first results — but their promise is still unclear Nature,…

Six tips for data sharing in the age of the coronavirus

Six tips for data sharing in the age of the coronavirus Nature, Published online: 19…

Mighty seals humbled by prey that flickers and flashes

Mighty seals humbled by prey that flickers and flashes Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020;…

Tackle coronavirus in vulnerable communities

Tackle coronavirus in vulnerable communities Nature, Published online: 19 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01440-3 The pandemic has…

Animal source of the coronavirus continues to elude scientists

Animal source of the coronavirus continues to elude scientists Nature, Published online: 18 May 2020;…

How to address the coronavirus’s outsized toll on people of colour

How to address the coronavirus’s outsized toll on people of colour Nature, Published online: 18…

A welcoming space for joined-up thinking

A welcoming space for joined-up thinking Nature, Published online: 18 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01448-9 UK funding…

CRISPR tool scales up to interrogate a huge line-up of viral suspects

CRISPR tool scales up to interrogate a huge line-up of viral suspects Nature, Published online:…

Cross-neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 by a human monoclonal SARS-CoV antibody

Cross-neutralization of SARS-CoV-2 by a human monoclonal SARS-CoV antibody Nature, Published online: 18 May 2020;…

Learning to love virtual conferences in the coronavirus era

Learning to love virtual conferences in the coronavirus era Nature, Published online: 18 May 2020;…

Learning to love virtual conferences in the coronavirus era

Learning to love virtual conferences in the coronavirus era Nature, Published online: 18 May 2020;…

The new science of volcanoes harnesses AI, satellites and gas sensors to forecast eruptions

The new science of volcanoes harnesses AI, satellites and gas sensors to forecast eruptions Nature,…

Homeschooled 12-Year-old Boy Designs COVID-19 Protection Device – The Safe Touch Pro

Homeschooled 12-Year-old Boy Designs COVID-19 Protection Device – The Safe Touch Pro A 12-year-old San…

John Houghton (1931–2020)

John Houghton (1931–2020) Nature, Published online: 15 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01365-x An IPCC founder and tenacious…

Coronavirus diaries: We’ll meet again

Coronavirus diaries: We’ll meet again Nature, Published online: 15 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01476-5 A brief return…

Coronapod: Fighting the misinformation pandemic

Coronapod: Fighting the misinformation pandemic Nature, Published online: 15 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01475-6 With questionable coronavirus…

The sprint to solve coronavirus protein structures — and disarm them with drugs

The sprint to solve coronavirus protein structures — and disarm them with drugs Nature, Published…

Daily briefing: The vast ecosystem deep underground

Daily briefing: The vast ecosystem deep underground Nature, Published online: 15 May 2020; doi:10.1038/d41586-020-01478-3 Deep…

In splendid isolation: the research voyages that prepared us for the pandemic

In splendid isolation: the research voyages that prepared us for the pandemic Nature, Published online:…

Machine learning can help get COVID-19 aid to those who need it most

Machine learning can help get COVID-19 aid to those who need it most Nature, Published…

Blind people ‘read’ letters traced on their brains with electricity

Blind people ‘read’ letters traced on their brains with electricity Nature, Published online: 14 May…

Dozens of coronavirus drugs are in development — what happens next?

Dozens of coronavirus drugs are in development — what happens next? Nature, Published online: 14…

Pathogenesis and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in golden hamsters

Pathogenesis and transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in golden hamsters Nature, Published online: 14 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2342-5…

Proteomics of SARS-CoV-2-infected host cells reveals therapy targets

Proteomics of SARS-CoV-2-infected host cells reveals therapy targets Nature, Published online: 14 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2332-7…

Infection of dogs with SARS-CoV-2

Infection of dogs with SARS-CoV-2 Nature, Published online: 14 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2334-5 Infection of dogs…

Infection of dogs with SARS-CoV-2

Infection of dogs with SARS-CoV-2 Nature, Published online: 14 May 2020; doi:10.1038/s41586-020-2334-5 Infection of dogs…

Dogs caught coronavirus from their owners, genetic analysis suggests

Dogs caught coronavirus from their owners, genetic analysis suggests Nature, Published online: 14 May 2020;…