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Science  04 Sep 2015:
Vol. 349, Issue 6252, pp. 1030-1031
DOI: 10.1126/science.349.6252.1030

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In science news around the world, President Barack Obama urges action on climate change and calls for more icebreakers for the United States, China adopts new rules for stem cell clinical trials, the World Health Organization confirms that India has eliminated maternal and neonatal tetanus in the country, scientists spot a "fuzzy nautilus" in the Pacific Ocean off Papua New Guinea for the first time in 30 years, and U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon expresses frustration that only 56 countries have so far submitted pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to the United Nations ahead of the climate change talks in Paris this December. Also, NASA selects a Kuiper belt object as the next target for its spacecraft New Horizons, which passed by Pluto in July. And a report by the International Atomic Energy Agency finds that hubris was partially responsible for the multiple meltdowns at Japan's Fukushima nuclear power plant.