As creation, the universe; also heredity, birth, hereditary circumstance; Human nature ); nature personified, Mother Nature. Specifically as material world beyond human civilization or society from 1660s. Researchers are cutting short travel, ending collaborations and rethinking their US ties. A Nature supplement explores the latest work on the often invisible condition. Artificial-intelligence programs harness game-theory strategies and deep learning to defeat human professionals in two-player hold'em. People living in the area thousands of years ago may have changed the forest around them in ways that are still visible today. Genomic study of extinction in progress may offer insights for modern conservation. Lawsuits in India and Argentina seek to reduce drug costs by allowing generic versions of antiviral treatments. Editor asked to resign from journal for saying he’ll review only papers whose data he can see. The week in science: 24 February–1 March 2017. A report in Science Translational Medicine provides the first example of using universal engineered chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells from human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-mismatched donors. Canadian university boosts its diversity hiring efforts. Those with PhD and master's degrees win another year to get work or a green card. Political change is causing scientists worldwide to worry about how immigration law might affect their ability to do research. Powers of growth; from Old French nature nature, being, principle of life; Natural character, constitution, quality; Nature should be avoided in such vague expressions as 'a lover of nature, ' 'poems about nature. ' Unless more specific statements follow, the reader cannot tell whether the poems have to do with natural scenery, rural life, the sunset, the untouched wilderness, or the habits of squirrels. [Strunk & White, The Elements of Style, 3rd ed., 1979]The world and its naturally occurring phenomena, together with all of the physical laws that govern them. Living organisms and their environments.
Essential qualities, innate disposition (e. g.
Nature and nurture have been contrasted since 1874.
Follow Dictionary. comlate 13c., restorative powers of the body, bodily processes;
The universe, literally birth, from natus born, past participle of nasci to be born, from PIE *gene- to give birth, beget (see genus ).
From late 14c. Character, essence, from Latin natura course of things;