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Science  17 Mar 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6330, pp. 1104-1106
DOI: 10.1126/science.355.6330.1104

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In science news around the world, captive Japanese macaques at U.S. research labs may be designated as threatened, a new report finds an increase in the proportion of female researchers globally, an influential Australian climate think tank closes because of lack of funding, Canada weighs a genetic privacy law, and more. Also, one billion dollars in federally funded disease prevention activities would disappear in 2019 under the White House–backed effort by Republicans in Congress to replace the Affordable Care Act. And the first of a trio of autonomous underwater vehicles bearing the moniker Boaty McBoatface sets out on its maiden voyage, to Antarctic waters.

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