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Science  20 Nov 2015:
Vol. 350, Issue 6263, pp. 892-893
DOI: 10.1126/science.350.6263.892

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In science news around the world, a slow-motion mudslide along the Doce River in Brazil destroys towns and water sources as a result of two collapsed dams, Russian scientists launch a new foundation in an effort to boost science in their country, the European Food Safety Authority reports that the herbicide glyphosate is unlikely to increase cancer risk, the last known Ebola victim in Guinea has recovered and been released from a treatment center, and Chilean scientists protest poor working conditions. Also, researchers show that a type of fish parasite is actually more closely related to jellyfish than protists. And on the stranger side of things, scientists train pigeons to identify microscope images of cancerous versus noncancerous tissue.