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Science  03 May 2019:
Vol. 364, Issue 6439, pp. 414-416
DOI: 10.1126/science.364.6439.414

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In some of the science news highlighted briefly this week, the storied Jason advisory group, facing the end of its contract with the U.S. Department of Defense, has received an 8-month lifeline from the National Nuclear Security Agency. A global atlas shows the world's coral reefs in unprecedented breadth and detail. The U.S. National Academy of Sciences elected a record number of women to its ranks. A new study shows that graduate students and postdocs sometimes make unacknowledged contributions to the peer reviews that their principal investigators submit, raising ethical concerns. Scientists have sequenced the outsize genomes of two outsize trees, California's coast redwood and giant sequoia. And a Sudanese geneticist imprisoned for criticizing that country's regime celebrates its ouster.

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