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Science  14 Dec 2012:
Vol. 338, Issue 6113, pp. 1401-1403
DOI: 10.1126/science.338.6113.1401

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The first images released from the Carnegie Airborne Observatory wowed scientists, and the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience officially opened its new, Jupiter, Florida–facility. In other news, cactuses use spines as outdoor plumbing to efficiently trap fog and scientists say an ancient lizard named for President Barack Obama died in a mass extinction. And this week's numbers detail the latest census of mountain gorillas and the Fundamental Physics Prize.