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Science  28 Apr 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6336, pp. 354-355
DOI: 10.1126/science.356.6336.354

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In science news around the world, an international collaboration of researchers unveils a new atlas containing images that show how glaciers have shaped the sea floor, Ghana, Kenya, and Malawi will host pilot programs to test the world's first malaria vaccine, a gene therapy treatment that is the world's most expensive drug is being pulled from the market because of lack of demand, a new World Health Organization report halves the estimated number of people on the planet living with hepatitis C, and more. Also, researchers question whether Australopithecus sediba, thought by some to be a direct ancestor of the human genus Homo, was on the human lineage. And the abruptly ousted director of a Utah cancer center is reinstated following strong backlash from its staff and its philanthropic funder Jon Huntsman.