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Science  28 Sep 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6409, pp. 1294-1296
DOI: 10.1126/science.361.6409.1294

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In science news around the world, two robotic rovers from Japan's Hayabusa2 mission make a spacefaring first when they land on the asteroid Ryugu and begin to photograph it and gather data. A vaccine is shown to thwart the life-threatening disease in some people in sub-Saharan Africa latently infected with the tuberculosis bacterium. Brian Wansink, a Cornell University nutrition researcher who won public attention for probing the psychology behind human eating habits, resigns after the university determined he violated its academic misconduct policy and six more of his papers were retracted. India's highest court clears Sankaralingam Nambi Narayanan, a former top Indian space scientist, of allegations he sold his country's space program secrets to Pakistan. A judge restores legal protections for about 700 grizzly bears living in and around Yellowstone National Park in the western United States, halting a planned bear hunt. Court documents reveal that the mysterious weeklong closure of the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico this month was triggered by evidence that a janitor was downloading and distributing child pornography using its internet connection.