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One ID to rule them all

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 519 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4178

Some Springer Nature journals, including Nature Physics, are mandating Open Researcher and Contributor IDs (ORCIDs) for the corresponding authors of accepted papers. We provide some context to this initiative.

Boundary effects on currents around ciliated larvae

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 520 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4154

Authors: George von Dassow, Richard Emlet & Daniel Grünbaum

Reply to 'Boundary effects on currents around ciliated larvae'

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 521 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4166

Authors: William Gilpin, Vivek N. Prakash & Manu Prakash

Four decades of open science

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 523 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4160

Author: Bernard L. Hecker

INSPIRE, the central information resource of the high-energy physics community, pioneered the open dissemination of scientific literature. It has been evolving to keep up with the new technologies and it is not slowing down.

The origin of cell division

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 526 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4164

Author: Mark Buchanan

The right answer

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 527 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4161

Author: Iulia Georgescu

Exhibition: The road to bionic man

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 527 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4162

Author: Luke Fleet

Special relativity: Ticking clocks

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 529 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4169

Author: Iulia Georgescu

Complexity: Minority report

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 529 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4170

Author: Abigail Klopper

Topological materials: Top of the hour

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 529 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4171

Author: Luke Fleet

Ultracold gases: Search for the seed

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 529 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4172

Author: Yun Li

Collective phenomena: Honeybee house-hunt

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 529 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4173

Author: Bart Verberck

Quantum electrodynamics: Hyperfine puzzle?

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 533 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4159

Author: Jean-Philippe Karr

Improved-accuracy measurements of the ground-state hyperfine splitting in highly charged bismuth ions reveal a surprising discrepancy with the predictions of quantum electrodynamics.

Quantifying the quantum

Fri, 02/06/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 618 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4158

Author: Stephan Schlamminger

Stephan Schlamminger looks at the origins of the Planck constant and its current role in redefining the kilogram.

Topological photonics: Come to light

Mon, 08/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 532 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4123

Author: Alexander B. Khanikaev

Topological concepts have been demonstrated in microwave photonic systems but laser-written waveguides show the way to topological physics for light at optical frequencies.

Meet the editors

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 415 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4137

Like all journals based on Nature's editorial philosophy, Nature Physics relies on a dedicated team of full-time editors. We briefly describe who they are and what they do.

Nanotube mystery

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 416 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4127

Author: Mark Buchanan

Dance: The light fantastic

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 417 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4115

Authors: Elizaveta Dubrovina & Lina Persechini

Television: Big brains on the small screen

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 418 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4125

Author: Abigail Klopper

Primordial Black Holes: Still missing

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 00:00

Nature Physics 13, 419 (2017). doi:10.1038/nphys4132

Author: Iulia Georgescu

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