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Science  03 Jun 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6290, pp. 1148-1150
DOI: 10.1126/science.352.6290.1148

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In science news around the world, a controversial new study is reviving fears that cellphone radiation may be linked to cancer, a Department of Energy report urges the United States to continue its participation in the international fusion experiment ITER, E.U. member states agree on an ambitious new open-access target, researchers announce that mass bleaching due to a combination of global warming and El Niño conditions has caused large-scale die-offs of corals in the Great Barrier Reef, the French government scraps controversial budget cuts that would affect scientific research following an outcry by some of the country's top scientists, and more. Also, Texas lawmakers wind closer to banning the practice of snake gassing, using gasoline to drive the reptiles from their dens. And on 1 July, biochemist Jeremy Berg will become the next editor-in-chief of Science and its sister journals.