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Science  18 Nov 2016:
Vol. 354, Issue 6314, pp. 808-810
DOI: 10.1126/science.354.6314.808

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In science news around the world, a powerful magnitude-7.8 earthquake on a little studied fault in New Zealand rattles experts, the Indian Council of Medical Research deregisters a controversial trial that seeks to revive brain-dead accident victims, the Canadian government will issue an open call for nominations for a new science adviser for the country, Canary Islands researchers are stymied by a ban on transporting research animals instituted by two Spanish airlines, and more. Also, Science chats with a linguist to get their take on the new sci-fi blockbuster Arrival. And we summarize last week's voting results on science-related ballot initiatives around the United States.