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Science  20 Apr 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6079, pp. 280-282
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6079.280-c

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For the second year in a row, Thomson Reuters named Eric Lander of the Broad Institute the year's most influential researcher. A group of undergraduates at Case Western Reserve University designed a non-Newtonian fluid to fill potholes. And this week's numbers quantify the new record for most retractions by a single author and the number of coral species in U.S. waters that likely face extinction by 2100.