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Science  12 Aug 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6044, pp. 807-808
DOI: 10.1126/science.333.6044.807-b

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The U.K. Nuclear Decommissioning Authority has announced the closure of the 15-year-old nuclear reprocessing plant in Sellafield. The newly opened Great American Hall of Wonders exhibition will be on display at the Smithsonian American Art Museum through 8 January 2012. Researchers attempted to recreate the final few seconds of a traditional bison hunt by ancestors of the Blackfeet tribe of Montana using old tires. And this week's numbers quantify years of publication of arXiv, cubic kilometers of groundwater extracted each year, and the chance that a woman with a faulty copy of the gene RAD51D will develop ovarian cancer.