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Science  07 Jul 2017:
Vol. 357, Issue 6346, pp. 8-9
DOI: 10.1126/science.357.6346.8

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In science news around the world, a report finds that Canada's science enterprise is suffering from a funding crunch and misguided government and granting council policies, a plan to build up to 100 incinerator plants to burn municipal waste for power draws sharp criticism from opponents, the United Kingdom reassures scientists who use the Joint European Torus that it will continue to support the device for two more years despite the country's pending exit from the European Union, a polio vaccine is on its way to war-torn Syria to combat an outbreak that has so far paralyzed 22 children, and more. Also, U.S. President Donald Trump nominates the former health minister of Indiana to be the country's surgeon general. And Science takes a closer look at three young scientists in NASA's new astronaut class.