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Science  26 Feb 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6276, pp. 896-898
DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6276.896

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In science news around the world, the Indian government gives a green light to construct a Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory lab in the country, the National Institutes of Health prepares to review nonhuman primate research in U.S. labs, NASA announces that the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope will be its next major astrophysics project, Japan launches a new x-ray observatory into space, a new report finds that fungal toxins in food are stunting the growth of children in Africa and parts of Asia, and more. Also, new research shows that global sea levels rose faster in the 20th century than at any time in the last 2000 years. And Science talks with optical physicist Massimo Inguscio, the new head of Italy's National Research Council, about the agency's funding woes and the need for fresh talent.