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Science  08 Jun 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6393, pp. 1050-1051
DOI: 10.1126/science.360.6393.1050

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In science news around the world, Virginijus Šikšnys, whose role in the invention of the revolutionary genome editor CRISPR has often been overlooked, receives some vindication when he is named a co-winner of the prestigious Kavli Prize in Nanoscience. A Texas foundation gives $20 million to fund research on preventing gun violence, an unprecedented gift. Chile's Congress approves the creation of a science ministry. The skeleton of a large predatory dinosaur is sold at a Paris auction for more than €2 million, to the dismay of paleontologists who say such sales can limit scientific access. Polio is back in Nigeria after 2 years without a sighting of the virus. To control spending, NASA asks astronomers developing large new orbiting telescopes to present at least one design costing less than $5 billion.