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Science  14 Oct 2011:
Vol. 334, Issue 6053, pp. 160-161
DOI: 10.1126/science.334.6053.160-b

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In science news around the world this week, a task force has found that a prostate cancer test does more harm than good, the European Space Agency will launch two missions to study the sun and the mysterious dark energy that is speeding the universe's expansion, the U.K. has pledged £20 million to rid the world of guinea worm, the Indian government announced the creation of a research center to battle future food crises, a dictator's new try for a UNESCO award has been rebuffed, a North Korean university is hosting an international science conference, and a backup insecticide has shown promise against malaria.