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Science  31 Aug 2012:
Vol. 337, Issue 6098, pp. 1024-1026
DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6098.1024-b

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In science news around the world this week, Iran has forbidden women to study dozens of subjects, a U.S. appeals court ruled that federally funded research on human embryonic stem cells is legal, the Bank of Canada apologized for expunging an Asian-looking scientist from a new $100 banknote, researchers with more than $1 million a year in grants will get extra scrutiny from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, a promising hepatitis C drug has been scuttled, "the most primitive cheetah known to date" was found to be a false composite of much older bones, and Canada has earmarked more than CAD $140 million for a new research station in the High Arctic.