Latest Research

  • Letter |

    Monolayers of Fe3GeTe2 exhibit itinerant ferromagnetism with an out-of-plane magnetocrystalline anisotropy; ionic gating raises the ferromagnetic transition temperature of few-layer Fe3GeTe2 to room temperature.

    • Yujun Deng
    • , Yijun Yu
    • , Yichen Song
    • , Jingzhao Zhang
    • , Nai Zhou Wang
    • , Zeyuan Sun
    • , Yangfan Yi
    • , Yi Zheng Wu
    • , Shiwei Wu
    • , Junyi Zhu
    • , Jing Wang
    • , Xian Hui Chen
    •  & Yuanbo Zhang
  • Letter |

    A robust ceramic/refractory metal (ZrC/W)-based composite for use in heat exchangers in concentrated solar power plants above 1,023 kelvin is described, having attractive high-temperature thermal, mechanical and chemical properties combined with cost-effective processing.

    • M. Caccia
    • , M. Tabandeh-Khorshid
    • , G. Itskos
    • , A. R. Strayer
    • , A. S. Caldwell
    • , S. Pidaparti
    • , S. Singnisai
    • , A. D. Rohskopf
    • , A. M. Schroeder
    • , D. Jarrahbashi
    • , T. Kang
    • , S. Sahoo
    • , N. R. Kadasala
    • , A. Marquez-Rossy
    • , M. H. Anderson
    • , E. Lara-Curzio
    • , D. Ranjan
    • , A. Henry
    •  & K. H. Sandhage
  • Brief Communications Arising |

    • Wen Chen
    • , Bo OuYang
    •  & James J. Chou
  • Article |

    An experimental measurement of the electric dipole moment of the electron with sensitivity an order of magnitude better than previous studies increases the accessible mass range of fundamental particles by a factor of three.

    • V. Andreev
    • , D. G. Ang
    • , D. DeMille
    • , J. M. Doyle
    • , G. Gabrielse
    • , J. Haefner
    • , N. R. Hutzler
    • , Z. Lasner
    • , C. Meisenhelder
    • , B. R. O’Leary
    • , C. D. Panda
    • , A. D. West
    • , E. P. West
    •  & X. Wu
  • Letter | | open

    Long-read sequencing allows the assembly of antigen-gene arrays in Trypanosoma brucei and, coupled with deletion experiments, demonstrates that histone variants act as a molecular link between genome architecture, chromatin conformation and antigen variation.

    • Laura S. M. Müller
    • , Raúl O. Cosentino
    • , Konrad U. Förstner
    • , Julien Guizetti
    • , Carolin Wedel
    • , Noam Kaplan
    • , Christian J. Janzen
    • , Panagiota Arampatzi
    • , Jörg Vogel
    • , Sascha Steinbiss
    • , Thomas D. Otto
    • , Antoine-Emmanuel Saliba
    • , Robert P. Sebra
    •  & T. Nicolai Siegel
  • Letter |

    The flight of dandelion seeds is enabled by an extraordinary vortex ring, which was revealed by the visualization of the flow around the seed.

    • Cathal Cummins
    • , Madeleine Seale
    • , Alice Macente
    • , Daniele Certini
    • , Enrico Mastropaolo
    • , Ignazio Maria Viola
    •  & Naomi Nakayama
  • Letter |

    A downward expansion of oxygen depletion in the eastern Pacific Ocean during the last ice age suggests an increase in the respired carbon reservoir, contributing to the lower levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide during this period.

    • Babette A. A. Hoogakker
    • , Zunli Lu
    • , Natalie Umling
    • , Luke Jones
    • , Xiaoli Zhou
    • , Rosalind E. M. Rickaby
    • , Robert Thunell
    • , Olivier Cartapanis
    •  & Eric Galbraith
  • Article |

    Tracking analyses of tens of thousands of individual chromatophores in freely behaving cephalopods enable studies of behaviour and development at cellular resolution.

    • Sam Reiter
    • , Philipp Hülsdunk
    • , Theodosia Woo
    • , Marcel A. Lauterbach
    • , Jessica S. Eberle
    • , Leyla Anne Akay
    • , Amber Longo
    • , Jakob Meier-Credo
    • , Friedrich Kretschmer
    • , Julian D. Langer
    • , Matthias Kaschube
    •  & Gilles Laurent
  • Letter |

    Near-atomic resolution cryo-electron microscopy structures of the Zaire ebolavirus nucleoprotein indicate a complex transition from the RNA-free to RNA-bound forms of the protein, and reveal the mechanism of oligomer formation and helical assembly.

    • Yukihiko Sugita
    • , Hideyuki Matsunami
    • , Yoshihiro Kawaoka
    • , Takeshi Noda
    •  & Matthias Wolf
  • Article |

    Analyses of samples from patients with acute myeloid leukaemia reveal that drug response is associated with mutational status and gene expression; the generated dataset provides a basis for future clinical and functional studies of this disease.

    • Jeffrey W. Tyner
    • , Cristina E. Tognon
    • , Daniel Bottomly
    • , Beth Wilmot
    • , Stephen E. Kurtz
    • , Samantha L. Savage
    • , Nicola Long
    • , Anna Reister Schultz
    • , Elie Traer
    • , Melissa Abel
    • , Anupriya Agarwal
    • , Aurora Blucher
    • , Uma Borate
    • , Jade Bryant
    • , Russell Burke
    • , Amy Carlos
    • , Richie Carpenter
    • , Joseph Carroll
    • , Bill H. Chang
    • , Cody Coblentz
    • , Amanda d’Almeida
    • , Rachel Cook
    • , Alexey Danilov
    • , Kim-Hien T. Dao
    • , Michie Degnin
    • , Deirdre Devine
    • , James Dibb
    • , David K. Edwards V
    • , Christopher A. Eide
    • , Isabel English
    • , Jason Glover
    • , Rachel Henson
    • , Hibery Ho
    • , Abdusebur Jemal
    • , Kara Johnson
    • , Ryan Johnson
    • , Brian Junio
    • , Andy Kaempf
    • , Jessica Leonard
    • , Chenwei Lin
    • , Selina Qiuying Liu
    • , Pierrette Lo
    • , Marc M. Loriaux
    • , Samuel Luty
    • , Tara Macey
    • , Jason MacManiman
    • , Jacqueline Martinez
    • , Motomi Mori
    • , Dylan Nelson
    • , Ceilidh Nichols
    • , Jill Peters
    • , Justin Ramsdill
    • , Angela Rofelty
    • , Robert Schuff
    • , Robert Searles
    • , Erik Segerdell
    • , Rebecca L. Smith
    • , Stephen E. Spurgeon
    • , Tyler Sweeney
    • , Aashis Thapa
    • , Corinne Visser
    • , Jake Wagner
    • , Kevin Watanabe-Smith
    • , Kristen Werth
    • , Joelle Wolf
    • , Libbey White
    • , Amy Yates
    • , Haijiao Zhang
    • , Christopher R. Cogle
    • , Robert H. Collins
    • , Denise C. Connolly
    • , Michael W. Deininger
    • , Leylah Drusbosky
    • , Christopher S. Hourigan
    • , Craig T. Jordan
    • , Patricia Kropf
    • , Tara L. Lin
    • , Micaela E. Martinez
    • , Bruno C. Medeiros
    • , Rachel R. Pallapati
    • , Daniel A. Pollyea
    • , Ronan T. Swords
    • , Justin M. Watts
    • , Scott J. Weir
    • , David L. Wiest
    • , Ryan M. Winters
    • , Shannon K. McWeeney
    •  & Brian J. Druker
  • Letter |

    Species richness was found to increase temporal stability but decrease resistance to warming in an experiment involving 690 micro-ecosystems consisting of 1 to 6 species of bacterivorous ciliates that were sampled over 40 days.

    • Frank Pennekamp
    • , Mikael Pontarp
    • , Andrea Tabi
    • , Florian Altermatt
    • , Roman Alther
    • , Yves Choffat
    • , Emanuel A. Fronhofer
    • , Pravin Ganesanandamoorthy
    • , Aurélie Garnier
    • , Jason I. Griffiths
    • , Suzanne Greene
    • , Katherine Horgan
    • , Thomas M. Massie
    • , Elvira Mächler
    • , Gian Marco Palamara
    • , Mathew Seymour
    •  & Owen L. Petchey
  • Letter |

    A Bose–Einstein condensate is created in space that has sufficient stability to enable its characteristic dynamics to be studied.

    • Dennis Becker
    • , Maike D. Lachmann
    • , Stephan T. Seidel
    • , Holger Ahlers
    • , Aline N. Dinkelaker
    • , Jens Grosse
    • , Ortwin Hellmig
    • , Hauke Müntinga
    • , Vladimir Schkolnik
    • , Thijs Wendrich
    • , André Wenzlawski
    • , Benjamin Weps
    • , Robin Corgier
    • , Tobias Franz
    • , Naceur Gaaloul
    • , Waldemar Herr
    • , Daniel Lüdtke
    • , Manuel Popp
    • , Sirine Amri
    • , Hannes Duncker
    • , Maik Erbe
    • , Anja Kohfeldt
    • , André Kubelka-Lange
    • , Claus Braxmaier
    • , Eric Charron
    • , Wolfgang Ertmer
    • , Markus Krutzik
    • , Claus Lämmerzahl
    • , Achim Peters
    • , Wolfgang P. Schleich
    • , Klaus Sengstock
    • , Reinhold Walser
    • , Andreas Wicht
    • , Patrick Windpassinger
    •  & Ernst M. Rasel
  • Letter |

    The cerebellum is critical for the coding of future movement in the frontal cortex.

    • Zhenyu Gao
    • , Courtney Davis
    • , Alyse M. Thomas
    • , Michael N. Economo
    • , Amada M. Abrego
    • , Karel Svoboda
    • , Chris I. De Zeeuw
    •  & Nuo Li
  • Brief Communications Arising |

    • Benjamin P. Oestringer
    • , Juan H. Bolivar
    • , Mario Hensen
    • , Jolyon K. Claridge
    • , Chris Chipot
    • , François Dehez
    • , Nicole Holzmann
    • , Nicole Zitzmann
    •  & Jason R. Schnell
  • Letter |

    In contrast to a previous study of 3,700-million-year-old rocks of the Isua supracrustal belt in Greenland, which presented fossil evidence of stromatolites (macroscopic remains of layered microbial communities), this study shows that these ‘stromatolites’ are features of deformation unconnected to the processes of organic life.

    • Abigail C. Allwood
    • , Minik T. Rosing
    • , David T. Flannery
    • , Joel A. Hurowitz
    •  & Christopher M. Heirwegh
  • Letter |

    The receptor LILRB4 on monocytic leukaemia cells suppresses T cell activity and support the infiltration of tumour cells into tissues.

    • Mi Deng
    • , Xun Gui
    • , Jaehyup Kim
    • , Li Xie
    • , Weina Chen
    • , Zunling Li
    • , Licai He
    • , Yuanzhi Chen
    • , Heyu Chen
    • , Weiguang Luo
    • , Zhigang Lu
    • , Jingjing Xie
    • , Hywyn Churchill
    • , Yixiang Xu
    • , Zhan Zhou
    • , Guojin Wu
    • , Chenyi Yu
    • , Samuel John
    • , Kouyuki Hirayasu
    • , Nam Nguyen
    • , Xiaoye Liu
    • , Fangfang Huang
    • , Leike Li
    • , Hui Deng
    • , Haidong Tang
    • , Ali H. Sadek
    • , Lingbo Zhang
    • , Tao Huang
    • , Yizhou Zou
    • , Benjamin Chen
    • , Hong Zhu
    • , Hisashi Arase
    • , Ningshao Xia
    • , Youxing Jiang
    • , Robert Collins
    • , M. James You
    • , Jade Homsi
    • , Nisha Unni
    • , Cheryl Lewis
    • , Guo-Qiang Chen
    • , Yang-Xin Fu
    • , X. Charlene Liao
    • , Zhiqiang An
    • , Junke Zheng
    • , Ningyan Zhang
    •  & Cheng Cheng Zhang
  • Letter |

    Contrary to current expectation, eavesdropping on terahertz wireless data links is shown to be easier than expected, by placing an object in the path of the signal that scatters part of it to a receiver located elsewhere.

    • Jianjun Ma
    • , Rabi Shrestha
    • , Jacob Adelberg
    • , Chia-Yi Yeh
    • , Zahed Hossain
    • , Edward Knightly
    • , Josep Miquel Jornet
    •  & Daniel M. Mittleman
  • Article |

    The activation of the histone acetyltransferase p300 depends on the activation and oligomerization status of transcription factor ligands.

    • Esther Ortega
    • , Srinivasan Rengachari
    • , Ziad Ibrahim
    • , Naghmeh Hoghoughi
    • , Jonathan Gaucher
    • , Alex S. Holehouse
    • , Saadi Khochbin
    •  & Daniel Panne
  • Letter |

    Inhibition of the glycolytic enzyme PGK1 using a small molecular probe reveals a molecular link between glycolysis and the KEAP1–NRF2 signalling cascade.

    • Michael J. Bollong
    • , Gihoon Lee
    • , John S. Coukos
    • , Hwayoung Yun
    • , Claudio Zambaldo
    • , Jae Won Chang
    • , Emily N. Chin
    • , Insha Ahmad
    • , Arnab K. Chatterjee
    • , Luke L. Lairson
    • , Peter G. Schultz
    •  & Raymond E. Moellering
  • Letter |

    This methionine-selective functionalization strategy uses hypervalent iodine reagents to introduce new groups via the formation of a sulfonium intermediate, which can then undergo further visible-light-mediated reactions to form a diverse range of protein conjugates.

    • Michael T. Taylor
    • , Jennifer E. Nelson
    • , Marcos G. Suero
    •  & Matthew J. Gaunt
  • Letter |

    In the ant genus Pheidole the growth of rudimentary wing discs—which influence developmental allometry to produce castes with distinct morphologies—is socially regulated to determine the worker-to-soldier ratio in Pheidole colonies.

    • Rajendhran Rajakumar
    • , Sophie Koch
    • , Mélanie Couture
    • , Marie-Julie Favé
    • , Angelica Lillico-Ouachour
    • , Travis Chen
    • , Giovanna De Blasis
    • , Arjuna Rajakumar
    • , Dominic Ouellette
    •  & Ehab Abouheif
  • Article | | open

    Deep phenotype and genome-wide genetic data from 500,000 individuals from the UK Biobank, describing population structure and relatedness in the cohort, and imputation to increase the number of testable variants to 96 million.

    • Clare Bycroft
    • , Colin Freeman
    • , Desislava Petkova
    • , Gavin Band
    • , Lloyd T. Elliott
    • , Kevin Sharp
    • , Allan Motyer
    • , Damjan Vukcevic
    • , Olivier Delaneau
    • , Jared O’Connell
    • , Adrian Cortes
    • , Samantha Welsh
    • , Alan Young
    • , Mark Effingham
    • , Gil McVean
    • , Stephen Leslie
    • , Naomi Allen
    • , Peter Donnelly
    •  & Jonathan Marchini
  • Letter |

    Simulations of commonly proposed forest-management portfolios for Europe show that no single portfolio would meet all the requirements of the Paris Agreement, and climate benefits from forest management would be modest and local.

    • Sebastiaan Luyssaert
    • , Guillaume Marie
    • , Aude Valade
    • , Yi-Ying Chen
    • , Sylvestre Njakou Djomo
    • , James Ryder
    • , Juliane Otto
    • , Kim Naudts
    • , Anne Sofie Lansø
    • , Josefine Ghattas
    •  & Matthew J. McGrath
  • Article |

    Lipopeptides secreted by Bacillus bacteria block quorum sensing by Staphylococcus aureus and thereby inhibit the growth of this opportunistic pathogen in the gut, suggesting why people in rural Thailand who are colonized by Bacillus are not also colonized by S. aureus.

    • Pipat Piewngam
    • , Yue Zheng
    • , Thuan H. Nguyen
    • , Seth W. Dickey
    • , Hwang-Soo Joo
    • , Amer E. Villaruz
    • , Kyle A. Glose
    • , Emilie L. Fisher
    • , Rachelle L. Hunt
    • , Barry Li
    • , Janice Chiou
    • , Sujiraphong Pharkjaksu
    • , Sunisa Khongthong
    • , Gordon Y. C. Cheung
    • , Pattarachai Kiratisin
    •  & Michael Otto
  • Letter |

    A strategy for managing the compositional distribution in metal halide perovskite light-emitting diodes enables them to surpass 20% external quantum efficiency—a step towards their practical application in lighting and displays.

    • Kebin Lin
    • , Jun Xing
    • , Li Na Quan
    • , F. Pelayo García de Arquer
    • , Xiwen Gong
    • , Jianxun Lu
    • , Liqiang Xie
    • , Weijie Zhao
    • , Di Zhang
    • , Chuanzhong Yan
    • , Wenqiang Li
    • , Xinyi Liu
    • , Yan Lu
    • , Jeffrey Kirman
    • , Edward H. Sargent
    • , Qihua Xiong
    •  & Zhanhua Wei
  • Article |

    A global model finds that the environmental impacts of the food system could increase by 60–90% by 2050, and that dietary changes, improvements in technologies and management, and reductions in food loss and waste will all be needed to mitigate these impacts.

    • Marco Springmann
    • , Michael Clark
    • , Daniel Mason-D’Croz
    • , Keith Wiebe
    • , Benjamin Leon Bodirsky
    • , Luis Lassaletta
    • , Wim de Vries
    • , Sonja J. Vermeulen
    • , Mario Herrero
    • , Kimberly M. Carlson
    • , Malin Jonell
    • , Max Troell
    • , Fabrice DeClerck
    • , Line J. Gordon
    • , Rami Zurayk
    • , Peter Scarborough
    • , Mike Rayner
    • , Brent Loken
    • , Jess Fanzo
    • , H. Charles J. Godfray
    • , David Tilman
    • , Johan Rockström
    •  & Walter Willett
  • Letter |

    Conditional deletion of Insm1 in mice demonstrates that INSM1 is the key switch that causes the maturation of outer hair cells in the cochlea, with its absence resulting in an increase in inner hair cells instead.

    • Teerawat Wiwatpanit
    • , Sarah M. Lorenzen
    • , Jorge A. Cantú
    • , Chuan Zhi Foo
    • , Ann K. Hogan
    • , Freddie Márquez
    • , John C. Clancy
    • , Matthew J. Schipma
    • , Mary Ann Cheatham
    • , Anne Duggan
    •  & Jaime García-Añoveros
  • Letter |

    A fundamental electronic noise—beyond electronic thermal noise and voltage-activated shot noise—that is generated by temperature differences across nanoscale conductors is demonstrated, with possible implications for thermometry and electronics.

    • Ofir Shein Lumbroso
    • , Lena Simine
    • , Abraham Nitzan
    • , Dvira Segal
    •  & Oren Tal
  • Letter |

    In human and mouse models of ovarian cancer, endoplasmic reticulum stress and the activation of the IRE1α–XBP1 pathway decreases the metabolic fitness of T cells and limits their anti-tumour functions.

    • Minkyung Song
    • , Tito A. Sandoval
    • , Chang-Suk Chae
    • , Sahil Chopra
    • , Chen Tan
    • , Melanie R. Rutkowski
    • , Mahesh Raundhal
    • , Ricardo A. Chaurio
    • , Kyle K. Payne
    • , Csaba Konrad
    • , Sarah E. Bettigole
    • , Hee Rae Shin
    • , Michael J. P. Crowley
    • , Juan P. Cerliani
    • , Andrew V. Kossenkov
    • , Ievgen Motorykin
    • , Sheng Zhang
    • , Giovanni Manfredi
    • , Dmitriy Zamarin
    • , Kevin Holcomb
    • , Paulo C. Rodriguez
    • , Gabriel A. Rabinovich
    • , Jose R. Conejo-Garcia
    • , Laurie H. Glimcher
    •  & Juan R. Cubillos-Ruiz
  • Letter |

    The formation of submicrometre-scale structure in perovskite light-emitting diodes can raise their external quantum efficiency beyond 20%, suggesting the possibility of both high efficiency and high brightness.

    • Yu Cao
    • , Nana Wang
    • , He Tian
    • , Jingshu Guo
    • , Yingqiang Wei
    • , Hong Chen
    • , Yanfeng Miao
    • , Wei Zou
    • , Kang Pan
    • , Yarong He
    • , Hui Cao
    • , You Ke
    • , Mengmeng Xu
    • , Ying Wang
    • , Ming Yang
    • , Kai Du
    • , Zewu Fu
    • , Decheng Kong
    • , Daoxin Dai
    • , Yizheng Jin
    • , Gongqiang Li
    • , Hai Li
    • , Qiming Peng
    • , Jianpu Wang
    •  & Wei Huang
  • Letter |

    A large-scale survey of fast radio bursts—short pulses of radio waves that seem to come from cosmological distances—finds 20 such events, including both the nearest and the most energetic bursts observed so far.

    • R. M. Shannon
    • , J.-P. Macquart
    • , K. W. Bannister
    • , R. D. Ekers
    • , C. W. James
    • , S. Osłowski
    • , H. Qiu
    • , M. Sammons
    • , A. W. Hotan
    • , M. A. Voronkov
    • , R. J. Beresford
    • , M. Brothers
    • , A. J. Brown
    • , J. D. Bunton
    • , A. P. Chippendale
    • , C. Haskins
    • , M. Leach
    • , M. Marquarding
    • , D. McConnell
    • , M. A. Pilawa
    • , E. M. Sadler
    • , E. R. Troup
    • , J. Tuthill
    • , M. T. Whiting
    • , J. R. Allison
    • , C. S. Anderson
    • , M. E. Bell
    • , J. D. Collier
    • , G. Gürkan
    • , G. Heald
    •  & C. J. Riseley
  • Article | | open

    Genome-wide association studies of brain imaging data from 8,428 individuals in UK Biobank show that many of the 3,144 traits studied are heritable, and genes associated with individual phenotypes are identified.

    • Lloyd T. Elliott
    • , Kevin Sharp
    • , Fidel Alfaro-Almagro
    • , Sinan Shi
    • , Karla L. Miller
    • , Gwenaëlle Douaud
    • , Jonathan Marchini
    •  & Stephen M. Smith
  • Letter |

    A population of cervical interneurons is identified that can regulate diaphragm function by modulating phrenic motor neurons; targeting this small population of neurons may be a functional strategy to restore breathing after traumatic spinal cord injury.

    • Kajana Satkunendrarajah
    • , Spyridon K. Karadimas
    • , Alex M. Laliberte
    • , Gaspard Montandon
    •  & Michael G. Fehlings
  • Letter |

    Neural blastocyst complementation creates a vacant forebrain niche in host embryos that can be populated by donor embryonic stem cell-derived dorsal telencephalic progenitors, resulting in a mouse brain organogenesis model.

    • Amelia N. Chang
    • , Zhuoyi Liang
    • , Hai-Qiang Dai
    • , Aimee M. Chapdelaine-Williams
    • , Nick Andrews
    • , Roderick T. Bronson
    • , Bjoern Schwer
    •  & Frederick W. Alt
  • Letter |

    A part-light, part-matter exciton-polariton topological insulator is created in an array of semiconductor microcavities.

    • S. Klembt
    • , T. H. Harder
    • , O. A. Egorov
    • , K. Winkler
    • , R. Ge
    • , M. A. Bandres
    • , M. Emmerling
    • , L. Worschech
    • , T. C. H. Liew
    • , M. Segev
    • , C. Schneider
    •  & S. Höfling
  • Letter |

    When basal cell carcinoma is treated with a Smoothened inhibitor, a subset of cancer cells evades treatment by switching identity, allowing residual tumours to regrow when treatment is discontinued.

    • Brian Biehs
    • , Gerrit J. P. Dijkgraaf
    • , Robert Piskol
    • , Bruno Alicke
    • , Soufiane Boumahdi
    • , Franklin Peale
    • , Stephen E. Gould
    •  & Frederic J. de Sauvage
  • Letter |

    Integrating an optical Kerr frequency comb source with an electronically excited laser pump produces a battery-powered comb generator that does not require external lasers, moveable optics or laboratory set-ups.

    • Brian Stern
    • , Xingchen Ji
    • , Yoshitomo Okawachi
    • , Alexander L. Gaeta
    •  & Michal Lipson
  • Letter |

    Treatment of basal cell carcinoma with Smoothened inhibitors leaves a small population of quiescent cells that can drive relapse but can be eliminated by additional treatment with a Wnt signalling inhibitor.

    • Adriana Sánchez-Danés
    • , Jean-Christophe Larsimont
    • , Mélanie Liagre
    • , Eva Muñoz-Couselo
    • , Gaëlle Lapouge
    • , Audrey Brisebarre
    • , Christine Dubois
    • , Mariano Suppa
    • , Vijayakumar Sukumaran
    • , Véronique del Marmol
    • , Josep Tabernero
    •  & Cédric Blanpain
  • Letter |

    By intercalating large ammonium molecules to exfoliate MoS2 with preservation of the 2H-phase, highly uniform solutionprocessable 2D semiconductor nanosheets are obtained for the scalable fabrication of large-area thin-film electronics.

    • Zhaoyang Lin
    • , Yuan Liu
    • , Udayabagya Halim
    • , Mengning Ding
    • , Yuanyue Liu
    • , Yiliu Wang
    • , Chuancheng Jia
    • , Peng Chen
    • , Xidong Duan
    • , Chen Wang
    • , Frank Song
    • , Mufan Li
    • , Chengzhang Wan
    • , Yu Huang
    •  & Xiangfeng Duan
  • Review Article |

    The current state of the search for dark-matter particles is reviewed, and a broader experimental and theoretical approach is proposed to solve the dark-matter problem.

    • Gianfranco Bertone
    •  & Tim M. P. Tait
  • Letter |

    The transcription factor OTX2 ensures that germline induction is initially kept in check and only proceeds after OTX2 downregulation.

    • Jingchao Zhang
    • , Man Zhang
    • , Dario Acampora
    • , Matúš Vojtek
    • , Detian Yuan
    • , Antonio Simeone
    •  & Ian Chambers
  • Letter |

    Observations of teraelectronvolt γ-rays accelerated by the jets of the miniature quasar SS 433 are reported.

    • A. U. Abeysekara
    • , A. Albert
    • , R. Alfaro
    • , C. Alvarez
    • , J. D. Álvarez
    • , R. Arceo
    • , J. C. Arteaga-Velázquez
    • , D. Avila Rojas
    • , H. A. Ayala Solares
    • , E. Belmont-Moreno
    • , S. Y. BenZvi
    • , C. Brisbois
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  • Letter |

    This approach introduces an aryl substituent to the α-carbon of amino acids without a transition-metal catalyst, and uses the inherent chirality of the amino acid itself as the source of asymmetry.

    • Daniel J. Leonard
    • , John W. Ward
    •  & Jonathan Clayden
  • Letter |

    Crystal structures of DltB, a bacterial membrane-bound O-acyltransferase, are reported both alone and in complex with the d-alanyl donor protein DltC.

    • Dan Ma
    • , Zhizhi Wang
    • , Christopher N. Merrikh
    • , Kevin S. Lang
    • , Peilong Lu
    • , Xin Li
    • , Houra Merrikh
    • , Zihe Rao
    •  & Wenqing Xu
  • Letter |

    Low soil moisture may reduce, or even reverse, the potential benefits of climate warming on photosynthesis in mesic, seasonally cold environments, both during drought and in regularly occurring, modestly dry periods during the growing season.

    • Peter B. Reich
    • , Kerrie M. Sendall
    • , Artur Stefanski
    • , Roy L. Rich
    • , Sarah E. Hobbie
    •  & Rebecca A. Montgomery