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  • Career Column |

    Networking is a crucial skill for all scientists. Ruth Gotian offers tips for those who struggle to make it work.

    • Ruth Gotian
  • Nature Briefing |

    Partial revival of pig brains hours after death raises a whole host of scientific and ethical questions. Plus: an experimental gene-therapy success, and lightning’s striking structure.

    • Anna Nagle
  • Publisher Correction |

    • Oleg Korablev
    • , Ann Carine Vandaele
    • , Franck Montmessin
    • , Anna A. Fedorova
    • , Alexander Trokhimovskiy
    • , François Forget
    • , Franck Lefèvre
    • , Frank Daerden
    • , Ian R. Thomas
    • , Loïc Trompet
    • , Justin T. Erwin
    • , Shohei Aoki
    • , Séverine Robert
    • , Lori Neary
    • , Sébastien Viscardy
    • , Alexey V. Grigoriev
    • , Nikolay I. Ignatiev
    • , Alexey Shakun
    • , Andrey Patrakeev
    • , Denis A. Belyaev
    • , Jean-Loup Bertaux
    • , Kevin S. Olsen
    • , Lucio Baggio
    • , Juan Alday
    • , Yuriy S. Ivanov
    • , Bojan Ristic
    • , Jon Mason
    • , Yannick Willame
    • , Cédric Depiesse
    • , Laszlo Hetey
    • , Sophie Berkenbosch
    • , Roland Clairquin
    • , Claudio Queirolo
    • , Bram Beeckman
    • , Eddy Neefs
    • , Manish R. Patel
    • , Giancarlo Bellucci
    • , Jose-Juan López-Moreno
    • , Colin F. Wilson
    • , Giuseppe Etiope
    • , Lev Zelenyi
    • , Håkan Svedhem
    • , Jorge L. Vago
    • , Gustavo Alonso-Rodrigo
    • , Francesca Altieri
    • , Konstantin Anufreychik
    • , Gabriele Arnold
    • , Sophie Bauduin
    • , David Bolsée
    • , Giacomo Carrozzo
    • , R. Todd Clancy
    • , Edward Cloutis
    • , Matteo Crismani
    • , Fabiana Da Pieve
    • , Emiliano D’Aversa
    • , Natalia Duxbury
    • , Therese Encrenaz
    • , Thierry Fouchet
    • , Bernd Funke
    • , Didier Fussen
    • , Maia Garcia-Comas
    • , Jean-Claude Gérard
    • , Marco Giuranna
    • , Leo Gkouvelis
    • , Francisco Gonzalez-Galindo
    • , Davide Grassi
    • , Sandrine Guerlet
    • , Paul Hartogh
    • , James Holmes
    • , Benoît Hubert
    • , Jacek Kaminski
    • , Ozgur Karatekin
    • , Yasumasa Kasaba
    • , David Kass
    • , Igor Khatuntsev
    • , Armin Kleinböhl
    • , Nikita Kokonkov
    • , Vladimir Krasnopolsky
    • , Ruslan Kuzmin
    • , Gaétan Lacombe
    • , Orietta Lanciano
    • , Emmanuel Lellouch
    • , Stephen Lewis
    • , Mikhail Luginin
    • , Giuliano Liuzzi
    • , Manuel López-Puertas
    • , Miguel López-Valverde
    • , Anni Määttänen
    • , Arnaud Mahieux
    • , Emmanuel Marcq
    • , Javier Martin-Torres
    • , Igor Maslov
    • , Alexander Medvedev
    • , Ehouarn Millour
    • , Boris Moshkin
    • , Michael J. Mumma
    • , Hiromu Nakagawa
    • , Robert E. Novak
    • , Fabrizio Oliva
    • , Dmitry Patsaev
    • , Arianna Piccialli
    • , Cathy Quantin-Nataf
    • , Etienne Renotte
    • , Birgit Ritter
    • , Alexander Rodin
    • , Frédéric Schmidt
    • , Nick Schneider
    • , Valery Shematovich
    • , Michael D. Smith
    • , Nicholas A. Teanby
    • , Ed Thiemann
    • , Nicolas Thomas
    • , Jean Vander Auwera
    • , Luis Vazquez
    • , Geronimo Villanueva
    • , Matthieu Vincendon
    • , James Whiteway
    • , Valérie Wilquet
    • , Michael J. Wolff
    • , Paulina Wolkenberg
    • , Roger Yelle
    • , Roland Young
    • , Ludmila Zasova
    •  & Maria Paz Zorzano
  • Publisher Correction |

    • Ann Carine Vandaele
    • , Oleg Korablev
    • , Frank Daerden
    • , Shohei Aoki
    • , Ian R. Thomas
    • , Francesca Altieri
    • , Miguel López-Valverde
    • , Geronimo Villanueva
    • , Giuliano Liuzzi
    • , Michael D. Smith
    • , Justin T. Erwin
    • , Loïc Trompet
    • , Anna A. Fedorova
    • , Franck Montmessin
    • , Alexander Trokhimovskiy
    • , Denis A. Belyaev
    • , Nikolay I. Ignatiev
    • , Mikhail Luginin
    • , Kevin S. Olsen
    • , Lucio Baggio
    • , Juan Alday
    • , Jean-Loup Bertaux
    • , Daria Betsis
    • , David Bolsée
    • , R. Todd Clancy
    • , Edward Cloutis
    • , Cédric Depiesse
    • , Bernd Funke
    • , Maia Garcia-Comas
    • , Jean-Claude Gérard
    • , Marco Giuranna
    • , Francisco Gonzalez-Galindo
    • , Alexey V. Grigoriev
    • , Yuriy S. Ivanov
    • , Jacek Kaminski
    • , Ozgur Karatekin
    • , Franck Lefèvre
    • , Stephen Lewis
    • , Manuel López-Puertas
    • , Arnaud Mahieux
    • , Igor Maslov
    • , Jon Mason
    • , Michael J. Mumma
    • , Lori Neary
    • , Eddy Neefs
    • , Andrey Patrakeev
    • , Dmitry Patsaev
    • , Bojan Ristic
    • , Séverine Robert
    • , Frédéric Schmidt
    • , Alexey Shakun
    • , Nicholas A. Teanby
    • , Sébastien Viscardy
    • , Yannick Willame
    • , James Whiteway
    • , Valérie Wilquet
    • , Michael J. Wolff
    • , Giancarlo Bellucci
    • , Manish R. Patel
    • , Jose-Juan López-Moreno
    • , François Forget
    • , Colin F. Wilson
    • , Roland Young
    • , Håkan Svedhem
    • , Jorge L. Vago
    • , Daniel Rodionov
    • , Ann Carine Vandaele
    • , Jose-Juan López-Moreno
    • , Giancarlo Bellucci
    • , Manish R. Patel
    • , Gustavo Alonso-Rodrigo
    • , Shohei Aoki
    • , Francesca Altieri
    • , Sophie Bauduin
    • , David Bolsée
    • , Giacomo Carrozzo
    • , R. Todd Clancy
    • , Edward Cloutis
    • , Matteo Crismani
    • , Frank Daerden
    • , Fabiana Da Pieve
    • , Emiliano D’Aversa
    • , Cédric Depiesse
    • , Justin T. Erwin
    • , Giuseppe Etiope
    • , Anna A. Fedorova
    • , Bernd Funke
    • , Didier Fussen
    • , Maia Garcia-Comas
    • , Anna Geminale
    • , Jean-Claude Gérard
    • , Marco Giuranna
    • , Leo Gkouvelis
    • , Francisco Gonzalez-Galindo
    • , James Holmes
    • , Benoît Hubert
    • , Nicolay I. Ignatiev
    • , Jacek Kaminski
    • , Ozgur Karatekin
    • , Yasumasa Kasaba
    • , David Kass
    • , Armin Kleinböhl
    • , Orietta Lanciano
    • , Franck Lefèvre
    • , Stephen Lewis
    • , Giuliano Liuzzi
    • , Manuel López-Puertas
    • , Miguel López-Valverde
    • , Arnaud Mahieux
    • , Jon Mason
    • , Michael J. Mumma
    • , Hiromu Nakagawa
    • , Lori Neary
    • , Eddy Neefs
    • , Robert E. Novak
    • , Fabrizio Oliva
    • , Arianna Piccialli
    • , Etienne Renotte
    • , Birgit Ritter
    • , Séverine Robert
    • , Frédéric Schmidt
    • , Nick Schneider
    • , Giuseppe Sindoni
    • , Michael D. Smith
    • , Nicholas A. Teanby
    • , Ed Thiemann
    • , Ian R. Thomas
    • , Alexander Trokhimovskiy
    • , Loïc Trompet
    • , Jean Vander Auwera
    • , Geronimo Villanueva
    • , Sébastien Viscardy
    • , James Whiteway
    • , Valerie Wilquet
    • , Yannick Willame
    • , Michael J. Wolff
    • , Paulina Wolkenberg
    • , Roger Yelle
    • , Juan Alday
    • , Francesca Altieri
    • , Konstantin Anufreychik
    • , Gabriele Arnold
    • , Lucio Baggio
    • , Denis A. Belyaev
    • , Jean-Loup Bertaux
    • , Natalia Duxbury
    • , Anna A. Fedorova
    • , François Forget
    • , Thierry Fouchet
    • , Davide Grassi
    • , Alexey V. Grigoriev
    • , Sandrine Guerlet
    • , Paul Hartogh
    • , Nikolay I. Ignatiev
    • , Yasumasa Kasaba
    • , Igor Khatuntsev
    • , Nikita Kokonkov
    • , Oleg Korablev
    • , Vladimir Krasnopolsky
    • , Ruslan Kuzmin
    • , Gaétan Lacombe
    • , Franck Lefèvre
    • , Emmanuel Lellouch
    • , Miguel López-Valverde
    • , Igor Maslov
    • , Mikhail Luginin
    • , Anni Määttänen
    • , Emmanuel Marcq
    • , Javier Martin-Torres
    • , Alexander Medvedev
    • , Ehouarn Millour
    • , Franck Montmessin
    • , Boris Moshkin
    • , Kevin S. Olsen
    • , Manish R. Patel
    • , Andrey Patrakeev
    • , Dmitry Patsaev
    • , Cathy Quantin-Nataf
    • , Daniel Rodionov
    • , Alexander Rodin
    • , Alexey Shakun
    • , Valery Shematovich
    • , Ian R. Thomas
    • , Nicolas Thomas
    • , Alexander Trokhimovsky
    • , Luis Vazquez
    • , Matthieu Vincendon
    • , Valérie Wilquet
    • , Colin F. Wilson
    • , Ludmila Zasova
    • , Lev Zelenyi
    •  & Maria Paz Zorzano
  • Books & Arts |

    Jared Diamond’s latest explores national resilience in the face of catastrophe. Richard Rhodes critiques it.

    • Richard Rhodes
  • Article |

    A specialized technology can restore and preserve microcirculation and cellular functions hours post-mortem in an isolated pig brain.

    • Zvonimir Vrselja
    • , Stefano G. Daniele
    • , John Silbereis
    • , Francesca Talpo
    • , Yury M. Morozov
    • , André M. M. Sousa
    • , Brian S. Tanaka
    • , Mario Skarica
    • , Mihovil Pletikos
    • , Navjot Kaur
    • , Zhen W. Zhuang
    • , Zhao Liu
    • , Rafeed Alkawadri
    • , Albert J. Sinusas
    • , Stephen R. Latham
    • , Stephen G. Waxman
    •  & Nenad Sestan
  • Comment |

    Researchers need guidance on animal use and the many issues opened up by a new study on whole-brain restoration, argue Nita A. Farahany, Henry T. Greely and Charles M. Giattino.

    • Nita A. Farahany
    • , Henry T. Greely
    •  & Charles M. Giattino
  • Letter |

    Studies of the planetary nebula NGC 7027, using an upgraded spectrometer onboard a high-altitude observatory, have identified the rotational ground-state transition of the helium hydride ion—the first molecule to form after the Big Bang and an essential precursor to molecular hydrogen.

    • Rolf Güsten
    • , Helmut Wiesemeyer
    • , David Neufeld
    • , Karl M. Menten
    • , Urs U. Graf
    • , Karl Jacobs
    • , Bernd Klein
    • , Oliver Ricken
    • , Christophe Risacher
    •  & Jürgen Stutzki
  • Letter |

    A low-power, fixed microwave signal in combination with an optical-pump signal generates an optical frequency comb that spans the whole wavelength range of the telecommunications C-band, with possible applications ranging from spectroscopy to optical communications.

    • Alfredo Rueda
    • , Florian Sedlmeir
    • , Madhuri Kumari
    • , Gerd Leuchs
    •  & Harald G. L. Schwefel
  • Letter |

    A systematic proteomic investigation of disease mediators secreted by pancreatic stellate cells identifies leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) as a key factor that acts on cancer cells, promoting tumour progression and chemoresistance.

    • Yu Shi
    • , Weina Gao
    • , Nikki K. Lytle
    • , Peiwu Huang
    • , Xiao Yuan
    • , Amanda M. Dann
    • , Maya Ridinger-Saison
    • , Kathleen E. DelGiorno
    • , Corina E. Antal
    • , Gaoyang Liang
    • , Annette R. Atkins
    • , Galina Erikson
    • , Huaiyu Sun
    • , Jill Meisenhelder
    • , Elena Terenziani
    • , Gyunghwi Woo
    • , Linjing Fang
    • , Thom P. Santisakultarm
    • , Uri Manor
    • , Ruilian Xu
    • , Carlos R. Becerra
    • , Erkut Borazanci
    • , Daniel D. Von Hoff
    • , Paul M. Grandgenett
    • , Michael A. Hollingsworth
    • , Mathias Leblanc
    • , Sarah E. Umetsu
    • , Eric A. Collisson
    • , Miriam Scadeng
    • , Andrew M. Lowy
    • , Timothy R. Donahue
    • , Tannishtha Reya
    • , Michael Downes
    • , Ronald M. Evans
    • , Geoffrey M. Wahl
    • , Tony Pawson
    • , Ruijun Tian
    •  & Tony Hunter
  • News & Views |

    Structural features have been identified on positively charged lightning channels that are not present on negatively charged ones. The discovery could explain why these two types of channel have different behaviours.

    • Earle Williams
    •  & Joan Montanyà
  • Futures |

    Making a connection.

    • George Zebrowski
  • Letter |

    Micro-computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging of a growth series of the coelacanth Latimeria chalumnae traces the ontogeny of the brain and neurocranium, which sheds light on neurocranial evolution in sarcopterygian fishes.

    • Hugo Dutel
    • , Manon Galland
    • , Paul Tafforeau
    • , John A. Long
    • , Michael J. Fagan
    • , Philippe Janvier
    • , Anthony Herrel
    • , Mathieu D. Santin
    • , Gaël Clément
    •  & Marc Herbin
  • Letter |

    Chiral polar-skyrmion bubbles are observed in superlattices of titanium-based perovskite oxides at room temperature.

    • S. Das
    • , Y. L. Tang
    • , Z. Hong
    • , M. A. P. Gonçalves
    • , M. R. McCarter
    • , C. Klewe
    • , K. X. Nguyen
    • , F. Gómez-Ortiz
    • , P. Shafer
    • , E. Arenholz
    • , V. A. Stoica
    • , S.-L. Hsu
    • , B. Wang
    • , C. Ophus
    • , J. F. Liu
    • , C. T. Nelson
    • , S. Saremi
    • , B. Prasad
    • , A. B. Mei
    • , D. G. Schlom
    • , J. Íñiguez
    • , P. García-Fernández
    • , D. A. Muller
    • , L. Q. Chen
    • , J. Junquera
    • , L. W. Martin
    •  & R. Ramesh
  • Nature Briefing |

    Leading a lab from the other side of the globe, new evidence for dramatic ocean-plastic rise, malaria vaccine field trial.

    • Anna Nagle
  • News & Views |

    An electrical analogue of the magnetic-skyrmion bubble — a swirling arrangement of magnetic moments — has been unveiled in an artificially layered oxide material, raising prospects of new physics and applications.

    • Pavlo Zubko
  • Review Article |

    This Review discusses particle injection pumps, which inject suspended and sinking particles to different ocean depths and may sequester as much carbon as the biological gravitational pump.

    • Philip W. Boyd
    • , Hervé Claustre
    • , Marina Levy
    • , David A. Siegel
    •  & Thomas Weber
  • Article |

    The lipid transporter FATP2 reprograms neutrophils to polymorphonuclear myeloid-derived suppressor cells by mediating the uptake of arachidonic acid and promoting the synthesis of prostaglandin E2.

    • Filippo Veglia
    • , Vladimir A. Tyurin
    • , Maria Blasi
    • , Alessandra De Leo
    • , Andrew V. Kossenkov
    • , Laxminarasimha Donthireddy
    • , Tsun Ki Jerrick To
    • , Zach Schug
    • , Subhasree Basu
    • , Fang Wang
    • , Emanuela Ricciotti
    • , Concetta DiRusso
    • , Maureen E. Murphy
    • , Robert H. Vonderheide
    • , Paul M. Lieberman
    • , Charles Mulligan
    • , Brian Nam
    • , Neil Hockstein
    • , Gregory Masters
    • , Michael Guarino
    • , Cindy Lin
    • , Yulia Nefedova
    • , Paul Black
    • , Valerian E. Kagan
    •  & Dmitry I. Gabrilovich
  • Letter |

    Radio interferometric observations of lightning over the Netherlands reveal small needle-shaped plasma structures associated with the positive leader channels, explaining why cloud-to-ground lightning connects to the ground multiple times.

    • B. M. Hare
    • , O. Scholten
    • , J. Dwyer
    • , T. N. G. Trinh
    • , S. Buitink
    • , S. ter Veen
    • , A. Bonardi
    • , A. Corstanje
    • , H. Falcke
    • , J. R. Hörandel
    • , T. Huege
    • , P. Mitra
    • , K. Mulrey
    • , A. Nelles
    • , J. P. Rachen
    • , L. Rossetto
    • , P. Schellart
    • , T. Winchen
    • , J. Anderson
    • , I. M. Avruch
    • , M. J. Bentum
    • , R. Blaauw
    • , J. W. Broderick
    • , W. N. Brouw
    • , M. Brüggen
    • , H. R. Butcher
    • , B. Ciardi
    • , R. A. Fallows
    • , E. de Geus
    • , S. Duscha
    • , J. Eislöffel
    • , M. A. Garrett
    • , J. M. Grießmeier
    • , A. W. Gunst
    • , M. P. van Haarlem
    • , J. W. T. Hessels
    • , M. Hoeft
    • , A. J. van der Horst
    • , M. Iacobelli
    • , L. V. E. Koopmans
    • , A. Krankowski
    • , P. Maat
    • , M. J. Norden
    • , H. Paas
    • , M. Pandey-Pommier
    • , V. N. Pandey
    • , R. Pekal
    • , R. Pizzo
    • , W. Reich
    • , H. Rothkaehl
    • , H. J. A. Röttgering
    • , A. Rowlinson
    • , D. J. Schwarz
    • , A. Shulevski
    • , J. Sluman
    • , O. Smirnov
    • , M. Soida
    • , M. Tagger
    • , M. C. Toribio
    • , A. van Ardenne
    • , R. A. M. J. Wijers
    • , R. J. van Weeren
    • , O. Wucknitz
    • , P. Zarka
    •  & P. Zucca
  • News Feature |

    Researchers from under-represented groups are making genomics more inclusive by working with communities that have been overlooked or abused.

    • Giorgia Guglielmi