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Volume 564 Issue 7736, 20 December 2018

One year. Ten stories.

As 2018 draws to a close, we once again select Nature’s 10—ten people who made a difference in research this year. The cover design highlights advances in studies of atom-thick materials with unusual properties. The image represents two graphene sheets offset by a ‘magic’ angle, an arrangement that can behave as a superconductor in certain conditions.

Cover image: JVG

This Week

News in Focus




  • Career Feature |

    If you’re looking to move labs, countries or sectors this year, or seeking general career inspiration, here’s some advice from five researchers who featured in Nature Careers in 2018.

    • Chris Woolston

    Career Guide:


  • Futures |

    An unusual invitation.

    • John Gilbey


Amendments & Corrections


  • Career Guide |

    Events Guide

    Conferences remain an essential part of any scientist's life.

  • Nature Outline |

    Liver cirrhosis

    Long considered to be permanent, the extensive scarring found in livers with cirrhosis is now thought to be reversible.

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