Collections

  • Spotlight |

    Hong Kong is using its proximity to science hubs in mainland China to encourage innovation, but barriers to collaboration remain.
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  • Insight |

    New advances in harnessing the body’s ability to regenerate as well as how tuneable biomaterials will generate new treatments for a large range of diseases are discussed.
    Image: Nik Spencer
  • Collection |

    Nature explores how the working environment shapes research quality and morale
    Image: Marco Goran Romano
  • Spotlight |

    Tax breaks have boosted Australian biotechnology and fuelled overseas investment, but industry insiders fear that threatened budget cuts could slow growth.
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  • Spotlight |

    Designing machines that can grasp and manipulate objects with anything approaching human levels of dexterity is first on the to-do list for robotics.
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  • Innovations In |

    In recent centuries we have learned so much about the worlds around and within us that it may sometimes seem that no nook is left unexplored. The truth is, though, that every new discovery leads us to ever deeper questions. Innovations In: The Biggest Questions in Science is a special report on the state of inquiry into these questions—the latest research on the nature of spacetime, the identity of dark matter, the origins of life, the source of consciousness, and more.
    Image: Chris Gash
  • Collection |

    Popularization of super-resolution imaging techniques has allowed cell biologists to probe cell structure and function in previously unattainable detail. These methodologies continue to evolve, with new improvements that allow tailoring the available techniques to a particular need and application. This collection showcases primary research articles, reviews and protocols and highlights these recent developments by exemplifying the new, interesting applications of super-resolution microscopy as well as related tool development.
    Image: Bertocchi et al., Nature Cell Biology volume 19, pages 28–37 (2017).
  • Collection |

    This collection includes recent articles from across the Nature group of journals and showcases both the latest advances in the methodologies used to study genome organization, and our recent understanding of how genome organization and nuclear architecture regulate gene expression, cell fate and cell function in physiology and disease.
    Image: V. Summersby
  • Collection |

    Science’s hyper-competitive environment and its ‘publish or perish’ culture can breed anxiety and depression. This online resource aims to highlight this important issue and provides support and advice, not only to scientists struggling with poor mental health but also their colleagues, mentors, and supervisors.
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