Volume 572 Issue 7770


Don’t rush India’s health-care reforms p.415

India’s doctors and its government are at loggerheads over much-needed changes to medical education. Differences must be settled and cool heads must prevail.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02469-9


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Regulatory T cells subdue an autoimmune disease p.443

A type of immune cell called a CD8 T cell, which usually kills disease-causing agents, has been found instead to suppress self-reactive immune cells, thereby offering protection against an autoimmune disease in mice.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02271-7

Genetics and mechanics combine to guide the embryonic gut p.446

An analysis of gut formation in the fruit fly has revealed how gene expression and mechanical forces are coordinated in adjacent populations of cells. The findings highlight the tissue-level control of embryonic development.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-019-02398-7