Volume 614 Issue 7946

리서치 하이라이트




What time is it on the Moon? p.13

Satellite navigation systems for lunar settlements will require local atomic clocks. Scientists are working out what time they will keep.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00185-z

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Spontaneous behaviour is shaped by dopamine in two ways p.36

The neurotransmitter dopamine has well-established roles in reward-driven behaviours, such as searching for food. The discovery that it also shapes spontaneous behaviour reveals parallels between these two phenomena.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00004-5

Bacterial defence repurposed to fight blight p.39

The discovery of bacterial compounds that have antifungal properties opens up opportunities for the development of agents that protect crops from a devastating disease.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00195-x

Time of day shapes the success of a cancer treatment p.41

Daily rhythms affect many aspects of mammalian biology. A discovery in mice that the activity of a key type of immune cell is shaped by such rhythms might have implications for clinical efforts to tackle cancer.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00068-3

Serine deficiency causes complications in diabetes p.42

Impaired sensory-nerve function is a common complication of diabetes. Evidence in mice indicates that deficiency of the amino acid serine causes these complications — and suggests that supplements could help to treat them.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00054-9