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Science  29 Jun 2012:
Vol. 336, Issue 6089, pp. 1624-1625
DOI: 10.1126/science.336.6089.1624-b

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In science news around the world this week, a U.S. House panel is set to slash funding for climate and environmental research, the investment surge in so-called neglected tropical diseases is reportedly paying off in research papers, the U.S. Senate created a foundation for agricultural research, a Dutch psychologist has resigned in the wake of fraud allegations, and a foundation wants to privatize the search for near-Earth asteroids.