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Science  19 Feb 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6275, pp. 792-795
DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6275.792

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In science news around the world, the vice-chancellor of the Stockholm-based Karolinska Institute resigns in the wake of a widening scandal around surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, Brazil begins a national campaign to combat the Zika virus, three scientists at Arizona State University, Tempe, put out an online petition against sexual misconduct in academia, the United Kingdom issues new guidelines for research involving using human material in animals, the United States includes genome editing in its list of weapons of mass destruction, a Texas panel recommends a ban on using analyses of bite marks in convictions, and more. Also, a Scottish astronomer will be the first nonroyal woman to appear on a Scottish banknote. And the former chair of the International Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, is again facing charges of sexual harassment.