Volume 602 Issue 7896



News Features

News & Views

A hard graft problem solved for key global food crops p.214

Grafting has long been used to join tissues of different plants in horticulture and research. Methods have now been devised to extend the technique to plants called monocotyledons, which include major crops such as cereals and bananas.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00050-5

Electrons go loopy in a family of superconductors p.216

Measurements indicate that electrons move in loops between the atoms of an intriguing class of superconducting material. Such dynamics breaks key symmetries of the crystal lattice — suggesting the material hosts a rare state of matter.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00305-1