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Science  28 Jan 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6016, pp. 382-383
DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6016.382-a

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In science news around the world this week, a melanoma drug was found to extend life, JPL scientists were ruled to be subject to background checks, Japan's solar sail mission was extended, Egypt demanded the return of a famous bust of Queen Nefertiti, Ecuador stepped up its fight against invasive rats in the Galápagos, the MD Anderson Cancer Center received the largest donation in its history, and stem-cell researchers were asked to share data, materials, and intellectual property.