The Epic Games Store launched last week, meaning now we’ve reached the point where Epic hopes to lure you away from Steam. And one of Epic’s primary strategies? Borrowing from EA’s long-running “On the House” program, Epic is giving away free games every two weeks for the next year, or 26 free games total. After …
Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American.
While visiting Arlington National Cemetery, President Trump weighed in on the recent ruling by a federal judge in Texas that the Affordable Care Act’s individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law therefore cannot stand.
As Rep. Nancy Pelosi took the stage in a noisy hotel ballroom in Washington on election night she was greeted with chants of “Speaker! Speaker! Speaker!”
We did it. Today marks the release of Capy’s Below, and with that? The end of 2018, at least so far as video games are concerned. Sure, there may be a few smaller Steam releases in the remaining weeks, but I’m drawing the line here. Game of the Year lists are locked in, and it’s …
Listen up, Apple Music subscribers—HomePod isn’t the only smart speaker that can handle your tunes anymore. Apple has teamed up with Amazon to allow streaming on Echo devices, so all of your songs, albums, and playlists are good to go. Here’s how to set it all up: Open the Alexa app on your iPhone or …
Daily briefing: Chemist sent mercenaries to save her PhD student from ISIS Daily briefing: Chemist sent mercenaries to save her PhD student from ISIS, Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07813-z Thesis advisor sends in the cavalry, ‘buried’ genetic networks linked to mental illness and the best science photos of 2018.
China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct , Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07740-z Offending researchers could face restrictions on jobs, loans and business opportunities under a system tied to the controversial social credit policy.
Mini-tumours tell of immune cells’ role in cancer Mini-tumours tell of immune cells’ role in cancer, Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07752-9 3D cultures detail the complex relationship between a tumour and its environment.
South Korean university delays vote on whether to suspend president South Korean university delays vote on whether to suspend president, Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07795-y KAIST president Shin Sung-Chul has been referred to prosecutors for allegedly misusing public funds — an accusation he denies.
Massive ocean carbon sink spotted burping CO2 on the sly Massive ocean carbon sink spotted burping CO2 on the sly, Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07784-1 Data from robotic ocean floats reveal that waters off Antarctica don’t absorb as much carbon as scientists thought.
Conference attendance boosts authorship opportunities Conference attendance boosts authorship opportunities , Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07772-5 Scientists who travel to meetings are more likely to co-author papers than are those who stay at home.
2018: Choice cuts from this year’s News & Views articles 2018: Choice cuts from this year’s News & Views articles, Published online: 14 December 2018; doi:10.1038/d41586-018-07686-2 Extracts from selected News & Views articles published this year.
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