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Science  27 Jun 2014:
Vol. 344, Issue 6191, pp. 1432-1434
DOI: 10.1126/science.344.6191.1432

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In science news around the world, an Ebola outbreak in Africa has set a worrying record for victims, and a university chemist in California settles a criminal case related to the death of an assistant in a lab fire, while a former AIDS researcher in Iowa faces new criminal charges related to the alleged misuse of federal grant money. U.S. officials are investigating sloppy lab practices that may have exposed 84 workers to anthrax in Atlanta, and Russia launched a rocket with 37 satellites, including one that aims to track wildlife. Workers blasted away a mountaintop in Chile for a giant new telescope, Science chats with science historian Naomi Oreskes about her new climate change novel, and more.

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