Latest Research

  • Letter |

    Analyses of a global dataset of plant root traits identify an ancestral conservative strategy based on thick roots and mycorrhizal symbiosis, and an evolutionarily more-recent opportunistic strategy of thin roots that efficiently use photosynthetic carbon for soil exploration.

    • Zeqing Ma
    • , Dali Guo
    • , Xingliang Xu
    • , Mingzhen Lu
    • , Richard D. Bardgett
    • , David M. Eissenstat
    • , M. Luke McCormack
    •  & Lars O. Hedin
  • Letter |

    Polycrystalline monolayer molybdenum disulfide is used to fabricate a multi-terminal device combining a memristor and a transistor, which can mimic biological neurons with multiple synapses for neuromorphic computing applications.

    • Vinod K. Sangwan
    • , Hong-Sub Lee
    • , Hadallia Bergeron
    • , Itamar Balla
    • , Megan E. Beck
    • , Kan-Sheng Chen
    •  & Mark C. Hersam
  • Article |

    A high-affinity complex of histone H1 and prothymosin-α reveals an unexpected interaction mechanism, where the large opposite net charge enables the two proteins to remain highly disordered even in the complex.

    • Alessandro Borgia
    • , Madeleine B. Borgia
    • , Katrine Bugge
    • , Vera M. Kissling
    • , Pétur O. Heidarsson
    • , Catarina B. Fernandes
    • , Andrea Sottini
    • , Andrea Soranno
    • , Karin J. Buholzer
    • , Daniel Nettels
    • , Birthe B. Kragelund
    • , Robert B. Best
    •  & Benjamin Schuler
  • Letter |

    An approach for the direct electrophilic C–H fluorination of arenes is reported, using a palladium catalyst and mild fluorinating reagents.

    • Kumiko Yamamoto
    • , Jiakun Li
    • , Jeffrey A. O. Garber
    • , Julian D. Rolfes
    • , Gregory B. Boursalian
    • , Jannik C. Borghs
    • , Christophe Genicot
    • , Jérôme Jacq
    • , Maurice van Gastel
    • , Frank Neese
    •  & Tobias Ritter
  • Article |

    Single-cell transcriptomics, fate assays and a computational theory enable prediction of cell fates during haematopoiesis, discovery of regulators of erythropoiesis and reveal coupling between the erythroid, basophil and mast cell fates.

    • Betsabeh Khoramian Tusi
    • , Samuel L. Wolock
    • , Caleb Weinreb
    • , Yung Hwang
    • , Daniel Hidalgo
    • , Rapolas Zilionis
    • , Ari Waisman
    • , Jun R. Huh
    • , Allon M. Klein
    •  & Merav Socolovsky
  • Letter |

    ‘Molecular anvil’ molecules consisting of a compressible mechanophore and incompressible ligands react under hydrostatic pressure to produce elemental metal via an unexplored mechanism.

    • Hao Yan
    • , Fan Yang
    • , Ding Pan
    • , Yu Lin
    • , J. Nathan Hohman
    • , Diego Solis-Ibarra
    • , Fei Hua Li
    • , Jeremy E. P. Dahl
    • , Robert M. K. Carlson
    • , Boryslav A. Tkachenko
    • , Andrey A. Fokin
    • , Peter R. Schreiner
    • , Giulia Galli
    • , Wendy L. Mao
    • , Zhi-Xun Shen
    •  & Nicholas A. Melosh
  • Article |

    Genome-wide ancient DNA data from 225 individuals who lived in southeastern Europe between 12000 and 500 bc reveals that the region acted as a genetic crossroads before and after the arrival of farming.

    • Iain Mathieson
    • , Songül Alpaslan-Roodenberg
    • , Cosimo Posth
    • , Anna Szécsényi-Nagy
    • , Nadin Rohland
    • , Swapan Mallick
    • , Iñigo Olalde
    • , Nasreen Broomandkhoshbacht
    • , Francesca Candilio
    • , Olivia Cheronet
    • , Daniel Fernandes
    • , Matthew Ferry
    • , Beatriz Gamarra
    • , Gloria González Fortes
    • , Wolfgang Haak
    • , Eadaoin Harney
    • , Eppie Jones
    • , Denise Keating
    • , Ben Krause-Kyora
    • , Isil Kucukkalipci
    • , Megan Michel
    • , Alissa Mittnik
    • , Kathrin Nägele
    • , Mario Novak
    • , Jonas Oppenheimer
    • , Nick Patterson
    • , Saskia Pfrengle
    • , Kendra Sirak
    • , Kristin Stewardson
    • , Stefania Vai
    • , Stefan Alexandrov
    • , Kurt W. Alt
    • , Radian Andreescu
    • , Dragana Antonović
    • , Abigail Ash
    • , Nadezhda Atanassova
    • , Krum Bacvarov
    • , Mende Balázs Gusztáv
    • , Hervé Bocherens
    • , Michael Bolus
    • , Adina Boroneanţ
    • , Yavor Boyadzhiev
    • , Alicja Budnik
    • , Josip Burmaz
    • , Stefan Chohadzhiev
    • , Nicholas J. Conard
    • , Richard Cottiaux
    • , Maja Čuka
    • , Christophe Cupillard
    • , Dorothée G. Drucker
    • , Nedko Elenski
    • , Michael Francken
    • , Borislava Galabova
    • , Georgi Ganetsovski
    • , Bernard Gély
    • , Tamás Hajdu
    • , Veneta Handzhyiska
    • , Katerina Harvati
    • , Thomas Higham
    • , Stanislav Iliev
    • , Ivor Janković
    • , Ivor Karavanić
    • , Douglas J. Kennett
    • , Darko Komšo
    • , Alexandra Kozak
    • , Damian Labuda
    • , Martina Lari
    • , Catalin Lazar
    • , Maleen Leppek
    • , Krassimir Leshtakov
    • , Domenico Lo Vetro
    • , Dženi Los
    • , Ivaylo Lozanov
    • , Maria Malina
    • , Fabio Martini
    • , Kath McSweeney
    • , Harald Meller
    • , Marko Menđušić
    • , Pavel Mirea
    • , Vyacheslav Moiseyev
    • , Vanya Petrova
    • , T. Douglas Price
    • , Angela Simalcsik
    • , Luca Sineo
    • , Mario Šlaus
    • , Vladimir Slavchev
    • , Petar Stanev
    • , Andrej Starović
    • , Tamás Szeniczey
    • , Sahra Talamo
    • , Maria Teschler-Nicola
    • , Corinne Thevenet
    • , Ivan Valchev
    • , Frédérique Valentin
    • , Sergey Vasilyev
    • , Fanica Veljanovska
    • , Svetlana Venelinova
    • , Elizaveta Veselovskaya
    • , Bence Viola
    • , Cristian Virag
    • , Joško Zaninović
    • , Steve Zäuner
    • , Philipp W. Stockhammer
    • , Giulio Catalano
    • , Raiko Krauß
    • , David Caramelli
    • , Gunita Zariņa
    • , Bisserka Gaydarska
    • , Malcolm Lillie
    • , Alexey G. Nikitin
    • , Inna Potekhina
    • , Anastasia Papathanasiou
    • , Dušan Borić
    • , Clive Bonsall
    • , Johannes Krause
    • , Ron Pinhasi
    •  & David Reich

Latest Reviews & Analysis

  • News & Views |

    Crystals have been made that undergo reactions when compressed. Computational simulations of these processes provide much-needed atomic-level insight into the mechanisms of mechanically induced reactions.

    • Stuart L. James
  • News & Views |

    A clever combination of techniques has enabled, for the first time, simultaneous visualization of the 3D waves of electrical and mechanical activity that are responsible for many cases of sudden cardiac death.

    • José Jalife
  • Analysis | | open

    Investing in adolescents as the parents of the next generation is important for the wellbeing of current and future generations.

    • George C. Patton
    • , Craig A. Olsson
    • , Vegard Skirbekk
    • , Richard Saffery
    • , Mary E. Wlodek
    • , Peter S. Azzopardi
    • , Marcin Stonawski
    • , Bruce Rasmussen
    • , Elizabeth Spry
    • , Kate Francis
    • , Zulfiqar A. Bhutta
    • , Nicholas J. Kassebaum
    • , Ali H. Mokdad
    • , Christopher J. L. Murray
    • , Andrew M. Prentice
    • , Nicola Reavley
    • , Peter Sheehan
    • , Kim Sweeny
    • , Russell M. Viner
    •  & Susan M. Sawyer
  • News & Views |

    A large-scale analysis of bird diversity and evolution on mountains around the globe explores the relationships between elevation, species richness and the rate of formation of new species.

    • Alexander Zizka
    •  & Alexandre Antonelli

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