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Science  26 May 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6340, pp. 786-787
DOI: 10.1126/science.356.6340.786

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In science news around the world, the cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen intensifies, the U.S. Department of Energy ends its undeclared freeze on processing approved grants, the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway responds to melting permafrost with new flood protections, and the supersensitive XENON1T detector at Italy’s subterranean Gran Sasso National Laboratory takes the lead in the search for dark matter. Also, the World Health Organization selects former Ethiopian Health Minister Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as its new director-general, and a lawsuit against Columbia University virologist Ian Lipkin roils the institution.