Volume 615 Issue 7953



News Features

News & Views

Political endorsements can affect scientific credibility p.590

In 2020, Nature endorsed Joe Biden in the US presidential election. A survey finds that viewing the endorsement did not change people’s views of the candidates, but caused some to lose confidence in Nature and in US scientists generally.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00799-3

Hazards help autonomous cars to drive safely p.594

Collecting training data by focusing on dangerous scenarios offers an efficient way for artificial intelligence to improve the safety of autonomous vehicles. Augmented reality allows the approach to be tested without risking lives.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00798-4