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Science  04 Mar 2016:
Vol. 351, Issue 6277, pp. 1009-1011
DOI: 10.1126/science.351.6277.1009

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In science news around the world, Indian scientists decry a new spending plan announced by the government, worrisome findings about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continue to emerge, the first company to bring nanopore DNA sequencing to market is facing a patent infringement lawsuit, a new report overturns preconceptions about the demographics of the average U.S. innovator, a budget crunch at the University of California, Berkeley, might lead to the disbanding of its historic College of Chemistry, and more. Also, controversial surgeon Paolo Macchiarini now faces dismissal from the Stockholm-based Karolinska Institute. And monarch butterfly populations may be slowly rebounding, according to the latest count of butterfly numbers following their winter migration to Mexico.