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Science  29 Jul 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6042, pp. 504-505
DOI: 10.1126/science.333.6042.504-b

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In science news around the world this week, the Royal Society will be reluctantly playing the role of U.K. border guard, the U.S. government has added new protections for human subjects research, research activism and rural development have netted Blue Planet Prizes, the U.K. government is establishing a commission to help regulate experiments involving "animals containing human material," and Australian researchers under threat from pirates have enlisted naval muscle to plug a critical gap in climate monitoring in the Indian Ocean.