Latest Research

  • Letter |

    Electron-scattering experiments reveal that the fraction of high-momentum protons in medium-to-heavy nuclei increases considerably with neutron excess, whereas that of high-momentum neutrons decreases slightly, in contrast to shell-model predictions.

    • M. Duer
    • , O. Hen
    • , E. Piasetzky
    • , H. Hakobyan
    • , L. B. Weinstein
    • , M. Braverman
    • , E. O. Cohen
    • , D. Higinbotham
    • , K. P. Adhikari
    • , S. Adhikari
    • , M. J. Amaryan
    • , J. Arrington
    • , A. Ashkenazi
    • , J. Ball
    • , I. Balossino
    • , L. Barion
    • , M. Battaglieri
    • , V. Batourine
    • , A. Beck
    • , I. Bedlinskiy
    • , A. S. Biselli
    • , S. Boiarinov
    • , W. J. Briscoe
    • , W. K. Brooks
    • , S. Bueltmann
    • , D. Bulumulla
    • , V. D. Burkert
    • , F. Cao
    • , D. S. Carman
    • , A. Celentano
    • , G. Charles
    • , T. Chetry
    • , G. Ciullo
    • , L. Clark
    • , B. A. Clary
    • , P. L. Cole
    • , M. Contalbrigo
    • , O. Cortes
    • , V. Crede
    • , R. Cruz-Torres
    • , A. D’Angelo
    • , N. Dashyan
    • , R. De Vita
    • , E. De Sanctis
    • , M. Defurne
    • , A. Deur
    • , C. Djalali
    • , G. Dodge
    • , R. Dupre
    • , H. Egiyan
    • , A. El Alaoui
    • , L. El Fassi
    • , P. Eugenio
    • , R. Fersch
    • , A. Filippi
    • , T. A. Forest
    • , G. Gavalian
    • , Y. Ghandilyan
    • , S. Gilad
    • , G. P. Gilfoyle
    • , K. L. Giovanetti
    • , F. X. Girod
    • , E. Golovatch
    • , R. W. Gothe
    • , K. A. Griffoen
    • , L. Guo
    • , N. Harrison
    • , M. Hattawy
    • , F. Hauenstein
    • , K. Hafidi
    • , K. Hicks
    • , M. Holtrop
    • , C. E. Hyde
    • , Y. Ilieva
    • , D. G. Ireland
    • , B. S. Ishkhanov
    • , E. L. Isupov
    • , K. Joo
    • , M. L. Kabir
    • , D. Keller
    • , G. Khachatryan
    • , M. Khachatryan
    • , M. Khandaker
    • , A. Kim
    • , W. Kim
    • , A. Klein
    • , F. J. Klein
    • , I. Korover
    • , S. E. Kuhn
    • , L. Lanza
    • , G. Laskaris
    • , P. Lenisa
    • , K. Livingston
    • , I. J. D. MacGregor
    • , C. Marchand
    • , N. Markov
    • , B. McKinnon
    • , S. Mey-Tal Beck
    • , T. Mineeva
    • , M. Mirazita
    • , V. Mokeev
    • , R. A. Montgomery
    • , A. Movsisyan
    • , C. Munoz-Camacho
    • , B. Mustapha
    • , S. Nadeeshani
    • , P. Nadel-Turonski
    • , S. Niccolai
    • , G. Niculescu
    • , M. Osipenko
    • , A. I. Ostrovidov
    • , M. Paolone
    • , E. Pasyuk
    • , M. Patsyuk
    • , A. Papadopoulou
    • , K. Park
    • , D. Payette
    • , W. Phelps
    • , O. Pogorelko
    • , J. Poudel
    • , J. W. Price
    • , S. Procureur
    • , Y. Prok
    • , D. Protopopescu
    • , M. Ripani
    • , A. Rizzo
    • , G. Rosner
    • , P. Rossi
    • , F. Sabatié
    • , A. Schmidt
    • , C. Salgado
    • , B. A. Schmookler
    • , R. A. Schumacher
    • , E. P. Segarra
    • , Y. G. Sharabian
    • , G. D. Smith
    • , D. Sokhan
    • , N. Sparveris
    • , S. Stepanyan
    • , S. Strauch
    • , M. Taiuti
    • , J. A. Tan
    • , M. Ungaro
    • , H. Voskanyan
    • , E. Voutier
    • , D. P. Watts
    • , X. Wei
    • , N. Zachariou
    • , J. Zhang
    • , X. Zheng
    •  & Z. W. Zhao
  • Letter |

    A topologically engineered graphene nanoribbon superlattice is presented that hosts a one-dimensional array of half-filled, in-gap localized electronic states, enabling band engineering.

    • Daniel J. Rizzo
    • , Gregory Veber
    • , Ting Cao
    • , Christopher Bronner
    • , Ting Chen
    • , Fangzhou Zhao
    • , Henry Rodriguez
    • , Steven G. Louie
    • , Michael F. Crommie
    •  & Felix R. Fischer
  • Letter |

    Age-dependent epithelial expression of the innate immune receptor TLR5 in the gut of newborn mice selects against the presence of flagellated bacteria and influences microbiota composition throughout life.

    • Marcus Fulde
    • , Felix Sommer
    • , Benoit Chassaing
    • , Kira van Vorst
    • , Aline Dupont
    • , Michael Hensel
    • , Marijana Basic
    • , Robert Klopfleisch
    • , Philip Rosenstiel
    • , André Bleich
    • , Fredrik Bäckhed
    • , Andrew T. Gewirtz
    •  & Mathias W. Hornef
  • Letter |

    A cryo-electron microscopy structure of the mammalian mitochondrial translation initiation complex reveals unique features that are necessary to initiate mitochondrial translation and highlights a possible membrane-targeting peptide.

    • Eva Kummer
    • , Marc Leibundgut
    • , Oliver Rackham
    • , Richard G. Lee
    • , Daniel Boehringer
    • , Aleksandra Filipovska
    •  & Nenad Ban
  • Article |

    The extent, origins and consequences of genetic variation within human cell lines are studied, providing a framework for researchers to measure such variation in efforts to support maximally reproducible cancer research.

    • Uri Ben-David
    • , Benjamin Siranosian
    • , Gavin Ha
    • , Helen Tang
    • , Yaara Oren
    • , Kunihiko Hinohara
    • , Craig A. Strathdee
    • , Joshua Dempster
    • , Nicholas J. Lyons
    • , Robert Burns
    • , Anwesha Nag
    • , Guillaume Kugener
    • , Beth Cimini
    • , Peter Tsvetkov
    • , Yosef E. Maruvka
    • , Ryan O’Rourke
    • , Anthony Garrity
    • , Andrew A. Tubelli
    • , Pratiti Bandopadhayay
    • , Aviad Tsherniak
    • , Francisca Vazquez
    • , Bang Wong
    • , Chet Birger
    • , Mahmoud Ghandi
    • , Aaron R. Thorner
    • , Joshua A. Bittker
    • , Matthew Meyerson
    • , Gad Getz
    • , Rameen Beroukhim
    •  & Todd R. Golub
  • Article |

    Stimulating the release of serotonin (5-HT) in the nucleus accumbens in wild-type mice promotes sociability, and rescues deficits in social behaviours in a mouse model of autism.

    • Jessica J. Walsh
    • , Daniel J. Christoffel
    • , Boris D. Heifets
    • , Gabriel A. Ben-Dor
    • , Aslihan Selimbeyoglu
    • , Lin W. Hung
    • , Karl Deisseroth
    •  & Robert C. Malenka
  • Letter |

    Experimental whole-ecosystem warming treatments of a PiceaSphagnum peat bog reveal the likely phenological consequences of future temperature increases that exceed those of historical climate regimes.

    • Andrew D. Richardson
    • , Koen Hufkens
    • , Thomas Milliman
    • , Donald M. Aubrecht
    • , Morgan E. Furze
    • , Bijan Seyednasrollah
    • , Misha B. Krassovski
    • , John M. Latimer
    • , W. Robert Nettles
    • , Ryan R. Heiderman
    • , Jeffrey M. Warren
    •  & Paul J. Hanson
  • Letter |

    A scalable thermal drawing process is used to integrate light-emitting and photodetecting diodes into textile-ready polymer fibres, which can be woven into fabrics with possible optical communication and health monitoring applications.

    • Michael Rein
    • , Valentine Dominique Favrod
    • , Chong Hou
    • , Tural Khudiyev
    • , Alexander Stolyarov
    • , Jason Cox
    • , Chia-Chun Chung
    • , Chhea Chhav
    • , Marty Ellis
    • , John Joannopoulos
    •  & Yoel Fink
  • Letter |

    Satellite data for the period 1982–2016 reveal changes in land use and land cover at global and regional scales that reflect patterns of land change indicative of a human-dominated Earth system.

    • Xiao-Peng Song
    • , Matthew C. Hansen
    • , Stephen V. Stehman
    • , Peter V. Potapov
    • , Alexandra Tyukavina
    • , Eric F. Vermote
    •  & John R. Townshend

Latest Reviews & Analysis

  • News & Views |

    Neutrinos are tiny, ghost-like particles that habitually change identity. A measurement of the rate of change in high-energy neutrinos racing through Earth provides a record-breaking test of Einstein’s special theory of relativity.

    • Matthew Mewes
  • News & Views |

    The route to the establishment of a beneficial microbial community in the gut after birth is not fully understood. It now emerges that a gut-cell protein in newborn mice shapes the long-term composition of this community.

    • Andrew J. Macpherson
    •  & Stephanie C. Ganal-Vonarburg
  • News & Views |

    An approach has been developed for incorporating optoelectronic devices into polymer fibres, which can be woven into fabrics. Such materials could have applications in both telecommunication and health monitoring.

    • Walter Margulis
  • News & Views |

    In materials known as graphene nanoribbons, topological states can be precisely engineered and probed, providing an experimental platform for studying electronic topology.

    • Katharina J. Franke
    •  & Felix von Oppen

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