Volume 620 Issue 7974

리서치 하이라이트




News Features

News & Views

European river recovery might have run out of steam p.493

How has river quality in Europe changed over time? A detailed analysis of invertebrate data provides a picture of biological recovery from past problems, but also points to remaining challenges.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02488-7

Clues to rain formation found in droplet images p.494

X-ray and optical imaging have revealed the intricate process through which droplets freeze during the formation of rain. The results could help to explain how clouds are able to produce enough ice particles to make rain.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02353-7

Replication study casts doubt on magnetic sensing in flies p.496

It has long been thought that the fly Drosophila melanogaster can detect Earth’s magnetic field and offers an ideal system in which to examine this enigmatic sense. However, a rigorous replication of key studies fails to support this idea.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02489-6

The immunology that underlies picky eating p.497

Humans can be picky eaters. One such behaviour is an aversion to food associated with food allergy. The immunological basis for this response has been uncovered in mice, revealing the role of neuroimmune connections.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02179-3

The great melt will shape unprotected ecosystems p.499

Glaciers should be prioritized in conservation agendas — and soon. Analysis suggests that glaciers could lose around half their area by the century’s end, with uncertain consequences for postglacial ecosystems.

doi: 10.1038/d41586-023-02490-z