Skip to main content
Premium Trial:

Request an Annual Quote

There's an App for Nature

Euan Adie, a Nature Publishing Group product development manager, has a post over at the Nascent blog where he's beaming with pride about the new Nature.com application for the iPhone, iPod, and the recently unveiled iPad. Users will be able to search, browse, read, and bookmark full text content from Nature and Nature News, as well as PubMed. The Nature.com app will be freely available at the iPhone App Store and on Nature.com starting today. Nature has also announced today that it will support the EPUB (electronic publication) open standard for e-book readers — these files will be available for download just like HTML and PDF versions. Adie also says to keep an eye out for more Nature.com mobile applications later in the year that will work with Android, the Linux-based mobile operating system.

The Scan

Another Resignation

According to the Wall Street Journal, a third advisory panel member has resigned following the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of an Alzheimer's disease drug.

Novavax Finds Its Vaccine Effective

Reuters reports Novavax's SARS-CoV-2 vaccine is more than 90 percent effective in preventing COVID-19.

Can't Be Used

The US Food and Drug Administration says millions of vaccine doses made at an embattled manufacturing facility cannot be used, the New York Times reports.

PLOS Papers on Frozen Shoulder GWAS, Epstein-Barr Effects on Immune Cell Epigenetics, More

In PLOS this week: genome-wide association study of frozen shoulder, epigenetic patterns of Epstein-Barr-infected B lymphocyte cells, and more.