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Young people interested in a scientific career should find something in nature that fascinates them, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, a 2009 Nobel laureate and researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, tells the Guardian.

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Social media is changing how scientists discuss research, as tweets from University of Chicago's Yoav Gilad about a Mouse ENCODE paper have shown, Nature reports.

In Nature this week: factors affecting the success of whole-genome sequencing for routine clinical diagnosis, and more.

A large meta-analysis from an international team reports that nature and nurture have about an equal overall influence on human traits.

The Lasker Foundation's Claire Pomeroy laments the state of NIH funding at Forbes.