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Science  21 Aug 2015:
Vol. 349, Issue 6250, pp. 772-773
DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6250.772

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In science news around the world, an animal advocacy group uses crowdsourcing and public records requests to hunt for violations of National Institutes of Health animal research rules; a Global Food Security report warns that climate change will increase weather-related crop disasters; patient advocates and scientists join forces to call for more research into myalgic encephalomyelitis, or chronic fatigue syndrome; and climatologists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are forecasting a "Godzilla El Niño" for the winter of 2015 to 2016. Also, scientists link gut microbes to a debilitating eye disease. And new evidence supports the existence of the "exercise" hormone irisin in humans.