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    The discovery of the quantum Hall effect in 1980 marked a turning point in condensed matter physics.

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    How cells, tissues and organisms interpret the information encoded in the genome has vital implications for our understanding of development, health and disease. Launched in 2003, the ENCyclopedia of DNA Elements (ENCODE) project aims to map the functional elements in the human genome (later expanded to include model organisms).

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    Research has a diversity problem. Many groups are under-represented in research including women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities and socially disadvantaged populations. This collection highlights the issues women and minority groups face in science and how these problems are currently being addressed.

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    The application of science to real-world problems drives economies and improves lives. Nature is shining a spotlight on some of the brightest entrepreneurial ventures by profiling the 12 finalists of The Spinoff Prize – a new competition showcasing start-ups originating in academic labs.

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    How China’s history in medical robotics research has lightened the load on its healthcare system, and helped the country cope during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    RNA — the molecule best known for its part in translating genetic code into protein-making instructions — is finding a new role in medicine.

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    This collection of resources offers advice from Nature’s global community of working scientists on how to cope with the coronavirus’ impact on scientific careers.

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    In 2019, the Thai government launched the Genomics Thailand Initiative to sequence the genomes of 50,000 Thai people and build infrastructure to harness genomic information.

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    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) held the 10th Annual Forum for Medical Research under the slogan “Improving healthcare through high standard clinical trials.”