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Science  14 Dec 2018:
Vol. 362, Issue 6420, pp. 1218-1220
DOI: 10.1126/science.362.6420.1218

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In science news around the world, China's largest research funding agency expresses support for the goals of Plan S, the push by European science funders for immediate open access to research publications. For the second year in a row, carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuels are projected to hit a new high, growing 2.7% this year. NASA's Voyager 2 probe becomes only the second humanmade object to enter interstellar space. Empathy expert Tania Singer resigns as director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany, after a commission confirmed allegations of bullying. Dozens of African researchers are denied visas for an artificial intelligence (AI) meeting in Montreal, Canada, even as the Canadian government takes steps to advance the country's standing in AI. Sue the Tyrannosaurus rex, the most complete and largest T. rex fossil known, returns to display at the Field Museum in Chicago, Illinois, after a makeover. Researchers publish the first detailed analyses of Little Foot, the world's most complete fossil skeleton of an early hominin.