Volume 601 Issue 7893

리서치 하이라이트



The ‘war on cancer’ isn’t yet won p.297

The US National Cancer Act of 1971 has fostered tremendous progress in our understanding of the biology that underlies cancer. However, scientific and social challenges remain.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00109-3


News Features

News & Views

A blood test to predict complications of pregnancy p.319

Cell-free RNA transcripts in maternal blood can be analysed to monitor the progression of pregnancy and to predict a potentially harmful pregnancy-specific condition called pre‑eclampsia.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-03801-y

Nanoparticle asymmetry shapes an immune response p.323

The chirality, or handedness, of nanoparticles is shown to be a key factor in determining how well such particles engage with the immune system — a finding that might help to inform the design of vaccines and anticancer therapeutics.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-03806-7

Future ice loss captured by historical snapshots p.325

Archival images of glacial ice on a Norwegian archipelago, together with the islands’ climatic diversity, enable application of an innovative method for making long-term projections of ice loss using short-term observations.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00046-1

A radiocarbon revolution sheds light on the Vikings p.326

Advances in the precision of radiocarbon dating can offer year-specific data. Analyses of archaeological sites in Denmark and Canada provide insights into the chronology of the global networks of the Viking Age.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-021-03769-9