Dutch elections signal next test for rise in populism ""

Science is already losing out in the Netherlands. 

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Open-data contest unearths scientific gems — and controversy ""

Hundreds of researchers pick through clinical trial from a major blood-pressure study, to the dismay of some who collected the information.

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Quantum microscope offers MRI for molecules ""

Diamond-based imaging system uses magnetic resonance of electrons to detect charged atoms and peer at chemical reactions in real time.

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IBM’s quantum cloud computer goes commercial ""

Company plans a bigger, better system aimed at creating a market for the still-immature technology.

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Commercialize early quantum technologies ""

Masoud Mohseni, Peter Read, Hartmut Neven and colleagues at Google’s Quantum AI Laboratory set out investment opportunities on the road to the ultimate quantum machines.

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Dying woolly mammoths were in ‘genetic meltdown’ ""

Genomic study of extinction in progress may offer insights for modern conservation.

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Amazon rainforest was shaped by an ancient hunger for fruits and nuts ""

People living in the area thousands of years ago may have changed the forest around them in ways that are still visible today.

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Hepatitis C drugs re-energize global fight over patents ""

Lawsuits in India and Argentina seek to reduce drug costs by allowing generic versions of antiviral treatments.

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Peer-review activists push psychology journals towards open data ""

Editor asked to resign from journal for saying he’ll review only papers whose data he can see.

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A giant neuron found wrapped around entire mouse brain ""

3D reconstructions show a ‘crown of thorns’ shape stemming from a region linked to consciousness.

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