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Science  28 Mar 2014:
Vol. 343, Issue 6178, pp. 1413-1414
DOI: 10.1126/science.343.6178.1413-a

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Scientists aboard the Danish Eel Expedition study declining populations in the Sargasso Sea, while diplomats sign a nonbinding international agreement to protect the open-ocean region from pollution and overfishing. And German-based biotech company CureVac plans to honor Friedrich Miescher, the little-known discoverer of DNA, by converting his old lab in the kitchen of a medieval castle into a public exhibit.