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Science  25 Feb 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6020, pp. 992-993
DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6020.992-b

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In science news around the world this week, a student lab worker has become the first person in the United States to catch cowpox, India may join the U.S. MoonRise mission, Japan's whaling season was cut short, IBM's factoid-spewing supercomputer Watson is turning its talents to medicine, and the U.S. House of Representatives approved a budget that would trim roughly $5 billion from current federal spending on research.