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Science  21 Sep 2012:
Vol. 337, Issue 6101, pp. 1439-1440
DOI: 10.1126/science.337.6101.1439-a

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A pet monkey in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has turned out to belong to a new species. Former assistant professor of biology Amy Bishop pleaded guilty last week to capital murder charges. An interactive Web site is asking ordinary people to help spot interesting critters and objects in photographs of the ocean floor. And this week's numbers quantify the hottest official temperature on Earth and the projected increase in global urban land area by 2030.