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Science  15 Jan 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6270, pp. 208-210
DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6270.208

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In science news around the world, astronomers map out the age of the Milky Way, Indian scientists express frustration with unscientific papers presented at the annual Indian Science Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the first time evaluates the threat of a pesticide to honey bee colonies, acrid haze from peat and forest fires again threatens to blanket parts of Southeast Asia, and more. Also, a new report urges the world to revamp how it collectively responds to infectious disease crises. And Science talks with Iraq's antiquities chief about the Islamic State group, the recent reopening of the Iraq Museum 12 years after its 2003 looting, and more.