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Science  07 Oct 2011:
Vol. 334, Issue 6052, pp. 22-24
DOI: 10.1126/science.334.6052.22-b

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In science news around the world this week, Germany returned 20 colonial-era skulls to Namibia, Canada's top court has ruled to keep an injecting drug use site open, Japan's ministry of education wants to boost overall science-related spending next year while reducing spending on nuclear-related research, the inhabitants of the Faroe Islands could become the world's first fully sequenced population, a new branch of Jackson Lab will be built in Connecticut, a House bill would boost NIH's 2012 budget by 3.3%, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands declared its waters off-limits to shark fishing and banned the import and export of shark products.