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Science  11 Mar 2011:
Vol. 331, Issue 6022, pp. 1246-1247
DOI: 10.1126/science.331.6022.1246-b

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In science news around the world this week, a new long-term study of a generation was announced in London, China is beefing up its space program, a rocket failure sent a NASA satellite plunging into the South Pacific, U.K. funding bodies decided the weight of research "impact," a Brazilian panel reassessed the country's R&D spending, a U.S. bioethics panel examined global clinical trials, and Costa Rica expanded a marine management area.