In The Field


The new face of Nature News.

Our news site has been redesigned to make the stories even more timely, easier to find, and open to comment and conversation from our readers. Check out our homepage to see what has changed and get all the latest news.

Here are some highlights of the new site:


The Great Beyond rounds up the world of science news as reported elsewhere, letting you know what’s hot, and who’s got the best scoop.

In the Field delivers diary reports from our reporters as they trawl conference floors or attend exciting science events.


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Nature News online editor

Nicola Jones.


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