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Read About Revolutionary RNA Vaccines

COVID expedited the review and approval of the first RNA vaccine, something 30 years in the making. The era of RNA vaccines has arrived.

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Coding as part of your career

Coding as Part of Your Career

Coding is increasingly becoming a skill needed for modern scientists to maximise their ability to analyse data. You’ve got to start somewhere, and this Nature Careers webinar is a good place to have a first look (nb: you will need to register for the webinar to be able to access the recording)

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Furry Genes

Furry Genes

All our ancestors had plenty of fur. According to a new study on relatively hairless mammals, we still have the means to be hirsute. Those genes, it seems, have simply been switched off.

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Census Data

Census Data

If you’re a scientist doing research that involves humans in Australia, it’s important to understand the demographic.

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Learn About Your Biases

Learn About Your Biases

Take the Harvard implicit bias test here. Everyone has implicit biases – thoughts and feelings outside your conscious awareness and control which influence your decisions. Once you’re aware of them, you can start taking steps to address them.

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US Sets Open-access Policy

US Sets Open-access Policy

The US is the world’s biggest research funder – all US agencies will have to provide immediate public access to federally funded research after it is published, starting in 2026.

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