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Science  31 Aug 2018:
Vol. 361, Issue 6405, pp. 828-829
DOI: 10.1126/science.361.6405.828

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In science news around the world, cases of the sexually transmitted diseases chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis hit a record-setting 2.3 million in the United States in 2017, a 10% increase over 2016. Disagreement over Australia's efforts to cut carbon emissions led the ruling coalition to dump Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. The European Space Agency launches its €480 million wind-measuring satellite, Aeolus, the first to measure winds directly; the mission should improve climate models and weather forecasts, especially in the tropics. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves a phase II trial to treat depression with psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms.