Volume 580 Issue 7805



News Features

News & Views

Tracking inequalities in education around the globe p.591

Tools have been developed to project inequalities in education around the world to 2030. They reveal that overall inequality will decline, but that all world regions will fall short of achieving universal secondary education.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-00750-w

Gut pain sensors help to combat infection p.594

The mammalian gut must defend against a variety of infectious agents. Neurons, cells not usually thought of as first-responders during infection, are now found to aid the gut’s barrier function and stop bacteria from spreading elsewhere.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-020-01105-1