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Science  17 Aug 2012:
Vol. 337, Issue 6096, pp. 783-784
DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6096.783-a

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Researchers with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey III last week released the largest three-dimensional map of black holes and massive galaxies yet produced, which pinpoints the locations and distances to more than 1 million galaxies. A bioinformatician has begun a crowdfunding effort, hoping to raise $20,000 to sequence his own and his family's entire genomes. And this week's numbers quantify coral depth, research funding in sub-Saharan Africa, and the extinction rate for freshwater fish species in North America from 1900–2010 compared with the rate found in the fossil record.