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Science  02 Mar 2012:
Vol. 335, Issue 6072, pp. 1024-1025
DOI: 10.1126/science.335.6072.1024-b

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In science news around the world this week, a deal is taking shape to save the Australian synchrotron; a fire at Brazil's Comandante Ferraz Antarctic Station caused an explosion that killed two people, injured another, and destroyed about 70% of the station; ITER has dodged trouble with its superconducting cables; data from a declassified sub are shedding light on the Arctic; the World Bank is teaming up with major environmental groups and international nongovernmental organizations to raise $1.5 billion to improve ocean health; and space scientists in India are protesting colleagues' blacklisting.