This Thursday, officials will gather in Namur, Belgium, to plant the EuroTree. Kicked off four years ago, the EuroTree project aims to "celebrate the writing of the European Constitution, the arrival of new countries into the EU, and to remind ourselves of the importance of the European project [in] the first place," writes Marc Vidal of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston.

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In Nature this week: paternal age associated with de novo mutations in children, and more.

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