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Nanoparticle asymmetry shapes an immune response

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03806-7

The chirality, or handedness, of nanoparticles is shown to be a key factor in determining how well such particles engage with the immune system — a finding that might help to inform the design of vaccines and anticancer therapeutics.

Silicon qubits move a step closer to achieving error correction

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00047-0

A silicon-based quantum-computing platform has met key standards for reducing error — setting the stage for quantum devices that could benefit from established semiconductor microchip technologies.

Ageing

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00069-8

A fact of life that continues to fascinate.

Synaesthetics

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-021-03748-0

Artistic vision.

Support for LGBTQ+ people in later life

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00073-y

The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the importance of tailoring health-care services to older lesbian, gay and trans people as they age.

How the COVID-19 pandemic might age us

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00071-0

Infectious disease, loneliness and stress can affect cellular ageing, making us less healthy and shortening lifespans.

Research round-up: Ageing

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00076-9

Frailty measures, microbial ‘fountains of youth’, screening for social isolation, and other highlights from studies into ageing.

Tackling the crisis of care for older people: lessons from India and Japan

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00074-x

Family ties in the world’s second-most-populous country are loosening as more Indians move for work. Farther east, one in three Japanese people will be over 65 by 2036. What can these countries teach us?

Robots rise to meet the challenge of caring for old people

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00072-z

Robotics technology is improving, but its routine use in the home, hospital and care settings could be a long way off.

Turning back time with epigenetic clocks

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00077-8

If biological ageing can be slowed, halted or rewound, are the machine-learning algorithms the best way to measure it? Some experts are unconvinced.

Does the human lifespan have a limit?

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00070-1

Super-centenarians offer clues as demographers and scientists lock horns over one of the world’s oldest research questions.

The biological clean-ups that could combat age-related disease

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00075-w

Could targeting autophagy — often likened to a cellular trash management system — extend life? Some researchers are unconvinced.

The ‘war on cancer’ isn’t yet won

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00109-3

The US National Cancer Act of 1971 has fostered tremendous progress in our understanding of the biology that underlies cancer. However, scientific and social challenges remain.

Fossil-record bias and huge research database

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00103-9

The latest science news, in brief.

Biodiversity faces its make-or-break year, and research will be key

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Nature, Published online: 19 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00110-w

A new action plan to halt biodiversity loss needs scientific specialists to work with those who study how governments function.

Daily briefing: ‘Kungas’ might be first known human-made hybrid animal

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Nature, Published online: 18 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00139-x

A donkey-like animal beloved by Bronze Age rulers might be the earliest known hybrid animal bred by humans. Plus, the pandemic’s true death toll and hear from US federal researchers who blew the whistle on political interference in science.

Thwarted vaccines, strange metals — the week in infographics

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Nature, Published online: 18 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00130-6

Nature highlights three key infographics from the week in science and research.

Owning, not doing: my transition from master’s to PhD student

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Nature, Published online: 18 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00135-1

Yuning Wang learned to rely less on her supervisor’s guidance during her doctoral programme, an important step on the road to research autonomy.

From the archive

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Nature, Published online: 18 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00049-y

Nature’s pages feature an example of how science aided the turkey industry, and report observations of a solar eclipse.

What Charles Lieber’s conviction means for science

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Nature, Published online: 18 January 2022; doi:10.1038/d41586-022-00107-5

After Harvard chemist’s trial, scientists report ripple effects for federal funding and research itself.

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