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Science  18 Nov 2011:
Vol. 334, Issue 6058, pp. 880-881
DOI: 10.1126/science.334.6058.880-b

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In science news around the world this week, Russia's first solar system exploration mission since 1996 remains stranded in Earth orbit, Geron is stopping its work on human embryonic stem cells, Germany is looking for a new site to store nuclear waste, members of the Turkish Academy of Sciences are resigning in protest of what they see as government intrusion on the autonomy of the organization, and the first 2012 budget bill contains surprisingly good news for the U.S. scientific community