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Science  01 Dec 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6367, pp. 1112-1113
DOI: 10.1126/science.358.6367.1112

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In science news around the world, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wins a ruling against a group of India-linked journal publishers for deceptive practices, the United Kingdom boosts R&D funding as part of the administration’s new industrial strategy, and the European Union approves a 5-year license renewal for the controversial weed killer glyphosate. Also, a journal board resigns en masse, and the head of the office that investigates research fraud in U.S.-funded biomedical labs has been reassigned. Plus, a cigar-shaped interstellar asteroid, “avatar therapy” that might help people with schizophrenia, and lightning that can produce rare atomic isotopes when it strikes.