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The week in science: 23–29 October 2015
Nature 526, 7575 (2015). http://www.nature.com/doifinder/10.1038/526614a
Martian landing-site selected; telescope shuttered in Hawaii; and Hurricane Patricia pounds Mexico.
Microbiology: Create a global microbiome effort
Nature 526, 7575 (2015). doi:10.1038/526631a
Authors: Nicole Dubilier, Margaret McFall-Ngai & Liping Zhao
Understanding how microbes affect health and the biosphere requires an international initiative, argue Nicole Dubilier, Margaret McFall-Ngai and Liping Zhao.
Institutions: Revive universities of the Muslim world
Nature 526, 7575 (2015). doi:10.1038/526634a
Authors: Nidhal Guessoum & Athar Osama
To boost science, higher-education institutes must give students a broad education and become meritocratic, say Nidhal Guessoum and Athar Osama.
Science Daily: New Species - Thu, 2015-10-29 11:22
A new discovery suggests why one relationship evolved in appearance and how one parasite turned more aggressive but also protective toward its host over millions of years.