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21 November 1996 Vol 384 No 6606 pp206-288
News in Brief
Scientific Correspondence
Book Reviews
New on the Market
News
Correspondence
News and Views
Articles
Letters to Nature
Errata

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News in Brief
News in brief 206
doi:10.1038/384206a0
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Scientific Correspondence
Feminization of male carp 221
Sylvia Gimeno, Anton Gerritsen, Tim Bowmer & Hans Komen
doi:10.1038/384221a0
References | PDF (730K)
Recovery of Antarctic ozone hole 222
D. J. Hofmann
doi:10.1038/384222a0
References | PDF (680K)
Genes from wild rice improve yield 223
Jinhua Xiao, Silvana Grandillo, Sang Nag Ahn, Susan R. McCouch, Steven D. Tanksley, Jiming Li & Longping Yuan
doi:10.1038/384223a0
References | PDF (515K)
Origin of oscillons 224
L. Stenflo & M. Y. Yu
doi:10.1038/384224a0
References | PDF (236K)
An essential bipolar mitotic motor 225
A. S. Kashina, J. M. Scholey, J. D. Leszyk & W. M. Saxton
doi:10.1038/384225a0
References | PDF (331K)
Arrival of rats in New Zealand 225
R. N. Holdaway
doi:10.1038/384225b0
References | PDF (674K)
Book Reviews
Past views of the planets 227
Stuart Ross Taylor reviews A History of Modern Planetary Physics. Three volumes * Vol. 1: Nebulous Earth – The Origin of the Solar System and the Core of the Earth from Laplace to Jeffreys. Vol. 2: Transmuted Past – The Age of the Earth and tne Evolution of the Elements from Lyell to Patterson. Vol. 3: Fruitful Encounters – The Origin of the Solar System and of the Moon from Chamberlin to Apollo.  By  Stephen G. Brush
doi:10.1038/384227a0
PDF (609K)
Mind traps 228
Stuart Sutherland reviews Kinds of Mind: Toward an Understanding of Consciousness  By  Daniel C. Dennett & William H. Calvin
doi:10.1038/384228a0
PDF (591K)
Plants phantastica 229
Michael J. Balick reviews One River: Explorations and Discoveries in the Amazon Rain Forest  By  Wade Davis
doi:10.1038/384229a0
PDF (595K)
Flight from reason 230
Mark A. Norell & Luis M. Chiappe reviews The Origin and Evolution of Birds  By  Alan Feduccia
doi:10.1038/384230a0
PDF (298K)
Addendum
Three-dimensional structure of human cytomegalovirus protease 288
Huey-Sheng Shieh, Ravi G. Kurumbail, Anna M. Stevens, Roderick A. Stegeman, Eric J. Sturman, Jina Y. Pak, Arthur J. Wittwer, Mark O. Palmier, Roger C. Wiegand, Barry C. Holwerda & William C. Stallings
doi:10.1038/384288c0
PDF (199K)
New on the Market
Gadgets for the lab that has everything 289
New on the market has holiday gift ideas for the colleague who has everything, including a geographic information system, a Raman imaging microscope, a phase-shifting interferometer and software for predicting crystal morphologies.
Brendan Norton
doi:10.1038/384289a0
PDF (2,408K)
News
Can Confucius excuse poor creativity? 197
Respect for authority is not conducive to the sceptical thinking that accompanies originality. But Korea's strong Confucian values are less of an impediment to the country's scientific progress than other, more commonplace obstacles.
doi:10.1038/384197a0
PDF (253K)
Lost Mars mission thrusts Russian space science further into crisis 199
Tony Reichhardt, Carl Levitin & Ehsan Masood
doi:10.1038/384199a0
PDF (242K)
US plans for weapons labs 'have ignored alternatives' 200
David Kramer
doi:10.1038/384200a0
PDF (368K)
Universities approve hospital merger 200
Sally Lehrman
doi:10.1038/384200b0
PDF (368K)
Greater exchange of scientists backed for Asia–Pacific 200
David Swinbanks
doi:10.1038/384200c0
PDF (368K)
Split over 'privatization' of UK observatories 201
David Dickson
doi:10.1038/384201a0
PDF (255K)
BSE meeting reflects growing distrust of expert panels 201
David Butler
doi:10.1038/384201b0
PDF (256K)
New Jersey outlaws genetic discrimination 202
Meredith Wadman
doi:10.1038/384202a0
PDF (558K)
Gene tests 'need research protocols' 202
MEREDITH WADMAN
doi:10.1038/384202b0
PDF (558K)
Germany keeps up the squeeze on CERN 203
Alison Abbott & David Dickson
doi:10.1038/384203a0
PDF (247K)
Decision deferred on modified maize 203
doi:10.1038/384203b0
PDF (247K)
NIH retains research funds for the future 203
Colin Macilwain
doi:10.1038/384203c0
PDF (247K)
Germany urges universities to sharpen competition 204
Quirin Schiermeier
doi:10.1038/384204a0
PDF (279K)
Canadian researchers hope for replacement for 'best' submersible 204
David Spurgeon
doi:10.1038/384204b0
PDF (279K)
Brookhaven feels the heat over reactors 205
Colin Macilwain
doi:10.1038/384205a0
PDF (301K)
Correspondence
Don't forget the Universe 208
Martin Rees, Rashid Sunyaev & Simon White
doi:10.1038/384208a0
PDF (284K)
First for biotech 208
Ola Myklebost
doi:10.1038/384208b0
PDF (284K)
Police yourselves 208
George E. Brown Jr
doi:10.1038/384208c0
PDF (284K)
Next step in space 208
Marc S. Allen
doi:10.1038/384208d0
PDF (284K)
News & Views
Focus on butterfly eyespot development 209
The beautiful eyespot patterns on the wings of butterflies help them to evade predators, but they also present biologists with a unique opportunity to investigate the reciprocal interactions of development and evolution.
H. F. Nijhout
doi:10.1038/384209a0
References | PDF (614K)
Transportin nuclear proteins 210
Colin Dingwall
doi:10.1038/384210a0
References | PDF (631K)
Cool gaze at heartless galaxies 211
Gerry Gilmore
doi:10.1038/384211a0
References | PDF (590K)
Three paths to stress relief 213
Christine E. Canman & Michael B. Kastan
doi:10.1038/384213a0
References | PDF (621K)
Spot the referee 214
doi:10.1038/384214a0
PDF (329K)
Reading garnet's signature 215
Marc Hirschmann
doi:10.1038/384215a0
References | PDF (666K)
Resolving a paradox of pain 217
Kenneth L. Casey
doi:10.1038/384217a0
References | PDF (529K)
Life on the edge of catastrophe 218
Stuart Nichol
doi:10.1038/384218a0
PDF (524K)
Size and shape 219
David Jones
doi:10.1038/384219a0
PDF (287K)
Geoffrey Wilkinson (1921–96) 220
John Meurig Thomas & Edward Abel
doi:10.1038/384220a0
PDF (250K)
Articles
Constraints on mantle melting at mid-ocean ridges from global 238U–230Th disequilibrium data 231
B. Bourdon, A. Zindler, T. Elliott & C. H. Langmuir
doi:10.1038/384231a0
Abstract & References | PDF (1,155K)
Development, plasticity and evolution of butterfly eyespot patterns 236
Paul M. Brakefield, Julie Gates, Dave Keys, Fanja Kesbeke, Pieter J. Wijngaarden, Antónia Montelro, Vernon French & Sean B. Carroll
doi:10.1038/384236a0
Abstract & References | PDF (2,194K)
Letters
Efficient detection of brown dwarfs using methane-band imaging 243
Edward D. Rosenthal, Mark A. Gurwell & Paul T. P. Ho
doi:10.1038/384243a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (613K)
Thermally stable nonlinear optical activity in a smectic-A liquid crystal 244
Hanlin Wang, Moon Y. Jin, Richard C. Jarnagin, Timothy J. Bunning, Wade Adams, Brian Cull, Yushan Shi, Satyendra Kumar & Edward T. Samulski
doi:10.1038/384244a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,209K)
Direct mechanical measurement of interatomic potentials 247
S. P. Jarvis, H. Yamada, S.-I. Yamamoto, H. Tokumoto & J. B. Pethica
doi:10.1038/384247a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (681K)
Self-assembly of organic films on a liquid metal 250
Olaf M. Magnussen, Benjamin M. Ocko, Moshe Deutsch, Michael J. Regan, Peter S. Pershan, Douglas Abernathy, Gerhard Grübel & Jean-François Legrand
doi:10.1038/384250a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (707K)
Prediction of global rainfall probabilities using phases of the Southern Oscillation Index 252
Roger C. Stone, Graeme L. Hammer & Torben Marcussen
doi:10.1038/384252a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (981K)
Estimates of ozone depletion and skin cancer incidence to examine the Vienna Convention achievements 256
Harry Slaper, Guus J. M. Velders, John S. Daniel, Frank R. de Gruijl & Jan C. van der Leun
doi:10.1038/384256a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (663K)
Functional imaging of an illusion of pain 258
A. D. Craig, E. M. Reiman, A. Evans & M. C. Bushnell
doi:10.1038/384258a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (853K)
Regulation of an extrathymic T-cell development pathway by oncostatin M 261
Christopher H. Clegg, Jeffrey T. Rulffes, Philip M. Wallace & Harald S. Haugen
doi:10.1038/384261a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (808K)
Alternative pathways for the selection of antigen-specific peripheral T cells 263
Biao Zheng, Shuhua Han, Qing Zhu, Richard Goldsby & Garnett Kelsoe
doi:10.1038/384263a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,043K)
Muscle progenitor cells failing to respond to positional cues adopt non-myogenic fates in myf-5 null mice 266
S. Tajbakhsh, D. Rocancourt & M. Buckingham
doi:10.1038/384266a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,464K)
Interactions of the LIM-domain-binding factor Ldbl with LIM homeodomain proteins 270
Alan D. Agulnick, Masanori Taira, Joseph J. Breen, Tomohiro Tanaka, Igor B. Dawid & Heiner Westphal
doi:10.1038/384270a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (833K)
Three distinct signalling responses by murine fibroblasts to genotoxic stress 273
Zheng-Gang Liu, Rajasekaran Baskaran, Elaine T. Lea-Chou, Lauren D. Wood, Yan Chen, Michael Karin & Jean Y. J. Wang
doi:10.1038/384273a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,427K)
20S cyclosome complex formation and proteolytic activity inhibited by the cAMP/PKA pathway 276
Yukiko M. Yamashita, Yukinobu Nakaseko, Itaru Samejima, Kazuki Kumada, Hiroshi Yamada, David Michaelson & Mitsuhiro Yanagida
doi:10.1038/384276a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,406K)
G2 cyclins are required for the degradation of G1 cyclins in yeast 279
Marc Blondel & Carl Mann
doi:10.1038/384279a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,149K)
Cell-cycle related regulation of poly(A) polymerase by phosphorylation 282
Diana Foukal Colgan, K. G. K. Murthy, Carol Prives & James L Manley
doi:10.1038/384282a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,133K)
Structural basis for the binding of a globular antifreeze protein to ice 285
Zongchao Jia, Carl I. DeLuca, Heman Chao & Peter L. Davies
doi:10.1038/384285a0
First paragraph & References | PDF (1,047K)
Errata
The CXC chemokine SDF-1 is the ligand for LESTR/fusin and prevents infection by T-cell-line-adapted HIV-1 288
Estelle Oberlin, Ali Amara, Françoise Bachelerie, Christine Bessia, Jean-Louis Virelizier, Fernando Arenzana-Seisdedos, Olivier Schwartz, Jean-Michel Heard, Ian Clark-Lewis, Daniel F. Legler, Marcel Loetscher, Marco Baggiolini & Bernhard Moser
doi:10.1038/384288a0
PDF (199K)
Specific cytotoxic T cells eliminate cells producing neutralizing antibodies 288
Oliver Planz, Peter Seiler, Hans Hengartner & Rolf M. Zinkernagel
doi:10.1038/384288b0
PDF (199K)
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