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Science  16 Nov 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6109, pp. 868-869
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6109.868-b

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In science news around the world this week, the Dutch government has created an online forum where "climate experts representing the full range of views" can discuss climate change; the U.S. Agency for International Development will support "development labs" that will design innovative, low-cost approaches to improving health and reducing poverty and conflicts; two of Berlin's largest biomedical research centers will form the Berlin Institute of Health; Britain's chief finance minister announced that the government would increase spending on space by 30%, or £60 million per year; and Californians voted against Proposition 37, which called for the mandatory labeling of genetically modified food sold in the state.