Volume 559 Issue 7713


No place for bullies in science p.151

High-profile allegations of bullying at a German research institute highlight the need for better systems to protect young scientists.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05683-z


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The heat is on for Majorana fermions p.189

Exotic particles called Majorana fermions have potential applications in quantum computing, but their existence has yet to be definitively confirmed. Two groups have now glimpsed these particles.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05637-5

How rats wreak havoc on coral reefs p.190

The introduction of non-native rats can devastate island ecosystems. It now emerges that these rats also harm a complex web of interactions linking seabirds with the algae and fishes of nearby coral reefs.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05355-y




Evolution of cooperation in stochastic games p.246

Cooperation is more likely to evolve in a public-goods-distribution game when payoffs can change between rounds so that the stakes increase when players cooperate and decrease when players defect.

doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0277-x