Volume 616 Issue 7956

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

Earth’s molten youth had long-lasting consequences p.251

A model shows that key physical properties of our planet, from the density of its iron core to its water, could have been set by interactions between a magma ocean and an early hydrogen atmosphere that was lost to space.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00979-1

Swift progress for robots over complex terrain p.252

A four-legged robot has learnt to run on sand at a faster pace than humans jog on solid ground. With low energy use and few failures, this rapid robot shows the value of combining data-driven learning with accurate, yet simple, models.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00710-0

Mix-and-match tools for protein injection into cells p.254

An injection system from bacteria has been re-engineered in an effort to develop a programmable system for protein delivery into cells. Its customizability opens the door to a multitude of biomedical applications.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00847-y

A metabolic vulnerability of pancreatic cancer p.257

Unusual metabolic pathways used by cancer cells offer possible targets for the development of clinical treatments. One such pathway, involving molecules called polyamines, has been found for pancreatic cancer.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-00848-x