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Science  18 Jan 2019:
Vol. 363, Issue 6424, pp. 208-210
DOI: 10.1126/science.363.6424.208

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In science news around the world, a 2012 water-sharing agreement in Australia, touted for its balancing of societal and environmental needs, has failed to live up to its promise, with more than 1 million fish dying in recent weeks. India moves into quantum computing with a $12 million investment. Nobel laureate James Watson loses his honorary titles at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York. The U.S. House of Representatives science committee introduces three bills, including one to make agencies adopt common policies on sexual harassment. Germany reaches a deal with Wiley, and it includes open access to papers by authors at more than 700 institutions. And Europe unveils plans for its next-generation atom smasher.