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Science  23 Feb 2018:
Vol. 359, Issue 6378, pp. 848-851
DOI: 10.1126/science.359.6378.848

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In science news around the world, researchers identify a newly identified neurological syndrome afflicting U.S. diplomats working in Cuba, and the European Southern Observatory studies why 50% of research teams using its instruments did not publish papers about their findings. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves the first blood test to help evaluate whether an adult has suffered a concussion, and Science interviews biologist E. O. Wilson about efforts to save a rare Florida tree. Watchdogs unveil a new online tool to hold clinical trial sponsors accountable for publishing results from their studies, and a legal opinion signals the end of controversial logging in a primeval forest in Poland. Science provides highlights of research and policy presentations at the AAAS Annual Meeting.