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Science  13 Apr 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6385, pp. 134-136
DOI: 10.1126/science.360.6385.134

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In science news around the world, China announces that all scientific data generated in that nation must be submitted to government-sanctioned data centers before appearing in publications; the directive calls for open access but exempts certain kinds of information. The Indian government adopts its first regulations on academic plagiarism. The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change announces that more female scientists and researchers from developing nations will serve as authors on its Sixth Assessment Report about global warming. Florian Jaeger, a linguist at the University of Rochester in New York whose sexual behavior and comments involving students and colleagues sparked three investigations and an active lawsuit, will resume teaching at the institution this fall. The U.S. Department of Agriculture restores inventories of lab animals in its most recent animal welfare inspection reports. And researchers report finding a finger bone in the Arabian Desert, dated to about 88,000 years old, that may be the oldest Homo sapiens fossil discovered outside of Africa.