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Science  13 Feb 2015:
Vol. 347, Issue 6223, pp. 696-698
DOI: 10.1126/science.347.6223.696

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In science news around the world, the Institute of Medicine gives chronic fatigue syndrome a new name and recommends new diagnostics, the National Synchrotron Light Source II is dedicated, a National Institutes of Health idea to create an "emeritus award" for aging scientists is panned in the blogosphere, a South Korean newspaper reports that disgraced stem cell scientist Woo Suk Hwang is teaming up with respected researcher Shoukhrat Mitalipov on a new venture to work on cloning mechanisms, the U.S. Department of Energy pulls out of the country's planned first commercial-scale carbon capture and storage plant, and a just-released report details the reasoning behind three judges' decision to acquit six Italian scientists of manslaughter for failing to warn the public of the L'Aquila earthquake. Also, the U.S. Congress pushes for greater protections for farm animals in scientific research. And a "shattered" chromosome cures a woman born with a serious genetic disease.