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Science  30 Nov 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6418, pp. 976-977
DOI: 10.1126/science.362.6418.976

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In science news around the world, U.S. federal agencies say effects of climate change, including wildfires and coastal flooding, are worsening. NASA announces it will send its next Mars rover, due for launch in 2020, to Jezero crater, which billions of years ago harbored a lake, to search for evidence of past life. The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in San Diego, California, settles the third in a trio of gender discrimination lawsuits filed against it in 2017 by senior female scientists. The Democratic Republic of the Congo begins a clinical trial to clarify the worth of three experimental treatments now being given to people infected by an outbreak of the Ebola virus. Malaria cases worldwide increased in 2017 for the second year in a row, reversing several years of declines.