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Science  29 Apr 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6285, pp. 498-500
DOI: 10.1126/science.352.6285.498

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In science news around the world, the European Commission pledges €1 billion for its third Flagship project, quantum technologies, the German government extends funding for its Excellence Initiative to create a German "Ivy League" indefinitely, an independent report finds that the Mexican government obstructed an investigation into the disappearance of 43 students from a rural teaching college in 2014, the Spanish National Research Council pushes back against lawsuits levied by postdoc and other employees seeking permanent employment, and more. Also, Science talks with Nobel laureate Richard Roberts about an upcoming science diplomacy mission to North Korea. And a sophisticated new wind tunnel constructed at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, aims to capture the details of bird flight—and could help drone engineers design more maneuverable machines.