News of the Week

Around the World

+ See all authors and affiliations

Science  22 Apr 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6028, pp. 402-403
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6028.402-b

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

In science news around the world this week, officials with Tokyo Electric Power Co. say it could take up to 9 months to end the threat of radioactive releases from the stricken reactors at Fukushima Daiichi, researchers have released new criteria for diagnosing Alzheimer's disease, some 30 ring-tailed lemurs are headed to a private island, deep-sea drilling is 50 years old, a promising HIV strategy has fallen short in trials in Africa, a Canadian safe-injection facility has been found to cut the death rate from overdoses, and the 2011 U.S. federal budget will create a key satellite data gap in 2017.

Related Content