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Science  10 Feb 2012:
Vol. 335, Issue 6069, pp. 641-643
DOI: 10.1126/science.335.6069.641

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From 20 to 22 April, the winners of GE's 2011 IN Cell Analyzer Image Competition will appear on NBC Universal's high-definition screen of Times Square in New York City. On 2 February, scientists at the Paranal Observatory in Chile for the first time successfully linked all four telescopes of the Very Large Telescope array. Alan Stern, the principal investigator of NASA's New Horizons mission to the dwarf planet, and Dan Durda, an astronomer and space artist, have posted a petition on the website change.org urging the U.S. Postal Service to issue an official stamp in 2015 honoring the mission's arrival at Pluto. And this week's numbers quantify the annual cost of a new cystic fibrosis drug and the amount raised for pediatric cancer research at a disco dance party.