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Science  14 Dec 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6113, pp. 1400-1402
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6113.1400-b

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In science news around the world this week, a 15-year-old global agreement to curb greenhouse gas emissions is weakened but alive after the U.N. conference on climate change, the European Union is poised to get a unified patent system, a review of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine says it has provided a creative new source of funding but could do more to prevent conflicts of interest, Japanese efforts to reintroduce short-tailed albatrosses to a safer breeding site are a success, the final report on the investigation into Diederik Stapel's fraud is under fire from fellow social psychologists, a new report questions if NASA has a plan, the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention released the results of an investigation into a controversial experiment that gave genetically modified rice to Chinese schoolchildren, and the United Kingdom will give £600 million of new money to research over the next 3 years.