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Science  30 Sep 2011:
Vol. 333, Issue 6051, pp. 1806
DOI: 10.1126/science.333.6051.1806-b

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In science news around the world this week, a mouse phenotyping project has been launched, U.S. plant scientists are seeking to improve global food supplies and better understand how plants work, Europe's first embryonic stem cell trial has been approved, the German ethics council has weighed in on human-animal chimeras, a Senate panel has trimmed the NIH budget by $190 million, orphan crops will be sequenced for African plant breeders, and South Korea plans to boost stem cell research.