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Science  16 Feb 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6377, pp. 720-722
DOI: 10.1126/science.359.6377.720

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In science news around the world, a Turkish-American research scientist at NASA is sentenced to 7.5 years in a Turkish prison on terrorism charges, the U.S. National Science Foundation plans to require that grantee institutions report sexual harassment findings, and the Canadian government releases a new process for assessing the environmental impact of development projects. Also, the British Antarctic Survey team prepares to explore an ecosystem previously hidden under the Larsen Ice Shelf, researchers coax immature human egg cells to fully develop in a lab dish, and Harvard University geneticist George Church launches a new company to marry genomics with blockchain.