Scientific community and society

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Scientific community and society encompasses research and material which directly concerns, or is relevant to, members of the community of scientists in particular or society at large.

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    The solutions adopted by the high-energy physics community to foster reproducible research are examples of best practices that could be embraced more widely. This first experience suggests that reproducibility requires going beyond openness.

    • Xiaoli Chen
    • , Sünje Dallmeier-Tiessen
    • , Robin Dasler
    • , Sebastian Feger
    • , Pamfilos Fokianos
    • , Jose Benito Gonzalez
    • , Harri Hirvonsalo
    • , Dinos Kousidis
    • , Artemis Lavasa
    • , Salvatore Mele
    • , Diego Rodriguez Rodriguez
    • , Tibor Šimko
    • , Tim Smith
    • , Ana Trisovic
    • , Anna Trzcinska
    • , Ioannis Tsanaktsidis
    • , Markus Zimmermann
    • , Kyle Cranmer
    • , Lukas Heinrich
    • , Gordon Watts
    • , Michael Hildreth
    • , Lara Lloret Iglesias
    • , Kati Lassili-Perini
    •  & Sebastian Neubert
  • Research | | open

    The Paris Agreement includes bottom-up pledges and top-down warming threshold. Under this setting where countries effectively choose their own fairness principle, this article assesses the global warming implied by each Nationally Determined Contribution to inform the future ratcheting-up process.

    • Yann Robiou du Pont
    •  & Malte Meinshausen
  • Research | | open

    Managing forests for the supply of multiple ecosystem services (ES) is key given potential trade-offs among services. Here, the authors analyse how forest stand attributes generate trade-offs among ES and the relative contribution of forest attributes and environmental factors to predict services.

    • María R. Felipe-Lucia
    • , Santiago Soliveres
    • , Caterina Penone
    • , Peter Manning
    • , Fons van der Plas
    • , Steffen Boch
    • , Daniel Prati
    • , Christian Ammer
    • , Peter Schall
    • , Martin M. Gossner
    • , Jürgen Bauhus
    • , Francois Buscot
    • , Stefan Blaser
    • , Nico Blüthgen
    • , Angel de Frutos
    • , Martin Ehbrecht
    • , Kevin Frank
    • , Kezia Goldmann
    • , Falk Hänsel
    • , Kirsten Jung
    • , Tiemo Kahl
    • , Thomas Nauss
    • , Yvonne Oelmann
    • , Rodica Pena
    • , Andrea Polle
    • , Swen Renner
    • , Michael Schloter
    • , Ingo Schöning
    • , Marion Schrumpf
    • , Ernst-Detlef Schulze
    • , Emily Solly
    • , Elisabeth Sorkau
    • , Barbara Stempfhuber
    • , Marco Tschapka
    • , Wolfgang W. Weisser
    • , Tesfaye Wubet
    • , Markus Fischer
    •  & Eric Allan
  • Research | | open

    Theodore Kalbfleisch et al. present an improved genome assembly for the domestic horse by combining short- and long-read data, as well as proximity ligation data. They improve contiguity of the assembly by 40-fold, with a 10-fold reduction in gaps.

    • Theodore S. Kalbfleisch
    • , Edward S. Rice
    • , Michael S. DePriest Jr.
    • , Brian P. Walenz
    • , Matthew S. Hestand
    • , Joris R. Vermeesch
    • , Brendan L. O′Connell
    • , Ian T. Fiddes
    • , Alisa O. Vershinina
    • , Nedda F. Saremi
    • , Jessica L. Petersen
    • , Carrie J. Finno
    • , Rebecca R. Bellone
    • , Molly E. McCue
    • , Samantha A. Brooks
    • , Ernest Bailey
    • , Ludovic Orlando
    • , Richard E. Green
    • , Donald C. Miller
    • , Douglas F. Antczak
    •  & James N. MacLeod
  • Research |

    Climate model simulations reveal that recent destructive tropical cyclones would have been equally intense in terms of wind speed but would have produced less rainfall if these events had occurred in pre-industrial climates, and in future climates they would have greater wind speeds and rainfall.

    • Christina M. Patricola
    •  & Michael F. Wehner
    Nature 563, 339–346

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