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Science  20 May 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6032, pp. 900-901
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6032.900-b

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In science news around the world this week, an ethics commission has called for Germany to phase out nuclear power by 2021, a new vaccine against deadly bacterial meningitis A will be rolled out in three more African countries, fewer grant applications may be funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health than ever, funding for the Australian Synchrotron is up in the air, a U.K. parliamentary committee has warned that budget cuts planned for astronomy and particle physics will jeopardize Britain's ability to stay at the forefront of those disciplines, and rinderpest, which has decimated cattle herds for millennia, has been eradicated worldwide.