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Science  17 Jun 2011:
Vol. 332, Issue 6036, pp. 1364-1367
DOI: 10.1126/science.332.6036.1364-c

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Marine biologists have suggested that the giant squid could be the giant panda of marine invertebrates. Arabick Roots, which opened 9 June at the Royal Society in London, chronicles the flow of scientific knowledge from the Arab world to Europe in the 17th century. Hikers in the Pacific Northwest are recording pika sightings, straw nests, and even urine stains as part of a pilot project to track the impacts of climate change on the creatures. And this week's numbers quantify the reduction in sensitivity of the planned European Extremely Large Telescope and the percentage of Italian voters who opposed the government's plans to resurrect nuclear energy.