Volume 615 Issue 7950

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News Features

News & Views

A gut reaction can tune tumour fate during chemotherapy p.36

The discovery that molecules produced by gut microorganisms can affect immune cells, and thus the success of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer, points the way towards the use of nutritional interventions to improve outcomes.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00476-5

Black holes and neutron stars beat alike when bright p.38

Multi-wavelength observations of radiation from a bright neutron-star system show signatures similar to that of a black-hole binary, suggesting that the accretion mechanism is the same for all such sources at high luminosities.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00532-0

Rainfall affects interactions between plant neighbours p.39

Neighbouring plants affect the performance both of their own species and that of other species. How these interactions vary with rainfall might explain patterns of plant diversity and predict responses to global environmental change.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00267-y

The genomic history of ice-age Europeans p.41

An extensive genomic time series has been produced for 356 humans from across ice-age Europe. The data reveal how climate change affected the ranges of hunter-gatherer populations as they developed diverse cultures.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00371-z

Drug trial for Alzheimer’s disease is a game changer p.42

An antibody treatment reduces measurements of brain abnormalities called amyloid plaques in people with Alzheimer’s disease, and lessens clinical decline. This result will help in developing therapies to treat and prevent the disease.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00393-7