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Science  17 Aug 2012:
Vol. 337, Issue 6096, pp. 782-783
DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6096.782-b

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In science news around the world this week, Curiosity sent its first color, 360-degree look at Gale Crater to scientists at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory; an unusual influenza virus is spreading from pigs to children in the U.S. Midwest; a pancreatic cancer therapy has failed; most people oppose using genetically engineered male mosquitoes to control wild mosquito populations; and a National Research Council report lays out a wish list from the heliophysics community.