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Science  05 Apr 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6435, pp. 8-9
DOI: 10.1126/science.364.6435.8

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In science news around the world, Yemen, beleaguered by a 4-year civil war, suffers a sharp increase in suspected cholera cases. The U.S. Department of Agriculture announces it will stop research on cats carrying a parasite that can be deadly to humans; critics called the experiments inhumane because they fed infected meat to kittens that were later euthanized. The OMICS International publishing group is ordered to pay $50.1 million in damages for deceptive practices; scientists complained it charged them for services, such as peer review, that it did not deliver. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences will ask its members to allow proven sexual harassers and those guilty of other misconduct to be ejected from their ranks. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may continue its policy of barring its grantees from serving on EPA scientific advisory committees, a judge rules.

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