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Science  05 Oct 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6103, pp. 22-23
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6103.22-b

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In science news around the world this week, prison terms are being sought for seven Italian earthquake experts who allegedly downplayed the risk of the deadly earthquake that struck L'Aquila in 2009, billions of euros in Spanish research funding remain unspent, a new Ebola-like virus has been discovered in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and a Japanese team has claimed discovery of element 113.