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Science  10 Jun 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6291, pp. 1256-1258
DOI: 10.1126/science.352.6291.1256

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In science news around the world, bison fossils reveal when a habitable corridor opened between ice age glaciers in Canada, a group of researchers floats a proposal for a decade-long project to build a human genome from scratch, controversial gene drive technology gets a cautious go-ahead from the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a successful test of the European Space Agency's LISA Pathfinder spacecraft suggests it's possible to build a gravitational wave detector in space, a poor review of the U.S. National Institutes of Health's Clinical Center leads to an uproar, and more. Also, five new low-cost 3D-printed weather stations come online in Zambia. And microbes turn out to be the engineers behind seafloor structures off a Greek island that resemble the remnants of a "lost city."