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Science  22 Jun 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6088, pp. 1486-1487
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6088.1486-b

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In science news around the world this week, North Carolina voted to require that predictions of future sea level rise be based on linear rates of increase, a U.K. panel backed open access to research publications, Australia will create the world's largest network of marine reserves, Bahrain has sentenced 20 medics accused of fomenting revolution, a Senate panel has given NIH a $100 million boost for 2013, and an NRC committee has found that fracking is triggering earthquakes.