Volume 604 Issue 7906

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Insights from orangutans into the evolution of tool use p.427

Gaining the ability to make stone tools was a useful development for early human ancestors in the hominin branch of the evolutionary tree. Could studying orangutans provide clues to how this behaviour arose?

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00872-3

Versatile neutral atoms take on quantum circuits p.429

Neutral atoms are fast becoming prime candidates for use in quantum computers. Two studies involving multiple quantum bits show how this platform enables creative solutions for building quantum circuits.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-01029-y

Mutational clocks tick differently across species p.435

Throughout life, cells accrue mutations. It now emerges that longer-lived animals acquire mutations at a slower rate than do short-lived species, potentially explaining why cancer risk does not increase with lifespan.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-022-00976-w