Volume 558 Number 7710



News Features

News & Views

Cell umbrella protects stem cells from DNA damage p.374

Adult stem cells reside in niches that maintain, regulate and protect them. Fresh light has now been shed on how the need for protection has driven changes in the locations of these niches during evolution.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05166-1

Missing matter found in the cosmic web p.375

The location of nearly half of the ordinary matter in the Universe is unknown. X-ray observations suggest that this elusive ‘baryonic’ matter is hidden in the filamentary structure of the cosmic web.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05432-2

New windows open for immunotherapy in lung cancer p.376

Activating immune cells to destroy tumours is an effective strategy for treating an advanced lung cancer — but only for some people. Evidence that this approach has potential in early disease and as a combination therapy has now emerged.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-05312-9

Sea-level rise could overwhelm coral reefs p.378

An assessment of the capacity of coral reefs to grow fast enough to keep up with projected rises in sea level finds that most reefs will fall behind if nothing is done to restore them.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-04879-7