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Science  23 Jan 2015:
Vol. 347, Issue 6220, pp. 356-357
DOI: 10.1126/science.347.6220.356

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In science news around the world, a federal judge rules that BP spilled 3.19 million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico during the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter spots the long-lost Beagle 2 probe on the Red Planet, Australian environmentalists take the country's environment minister to court over his approval last year of a coal mine, the U.S. National Institute of General Medical Sciences imposes a one-grant limit on scientists who already have plentiful support, and the Next-Generation Transit Survey observatory in Chile gains first light. Also, a grassroots plan to save monarch butterflies by planting milkweed backfires. And a veteran Indian space engineer is tapped to head the Indian Space Research Organisation.