Volume 562 Issue 7726



News Features

News & Views

Biobank for the masses p.194

UK Biobank contains a wealth of data on genetics, health and more from 500,000 participants. A detailed overview of the biobank and an analysis of its brain-imaging data show the value of this resource.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06948-3

A dual origin for blood vessels p.195

Contrary to previous assumptions, it seems the cells that line blood vessels are derived from more than one source. In addition to their known developmental path, they can arise from progenitors of embryonic blood cells.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06199-2

LED technology breaks performance barrier p.197

Light-emitting diodes made from perovskite semiconductors have reached a milestone in the efficiency with which they emit light — potentially ushering in a new platform for lighting and display technology.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06923-y

Foraging skills develop over generations in the wild p.198

The movements of relocated wild animals reveal that a lost migratory skill was regained over successive generations. This suggests that skill improvements can occur over time as animals learn expertise from each other.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06867-3

Unexpected noise from hot electrons p.200

Experiments reveal a previously unreported type of electronic noise that is caused by temperature gradients. The finding has practical implications, and could help in detecting unwanted hotspots in electrical circuits.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-018-06932-x