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Science  19 Jul 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6450, pp. 204-206
DOI: 10.1126/science.365.6450.204

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In science news around the world, the Democratic Republic of the Congo says it will not allow new experimental vaccines, in addition to one now in use, to be deployed in an Ebola epidemic that has killed more than 1650 people. NASA reassigns two top human spaceflight officials to jump-start efforts to send astronauts back to the moon. Hundreds of protesters confront workers as managers move to resume construction of the $1 billion Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea in Hawaii, which would be one of the world's largest telescopes. Kenya's government approves a plan to save the mountain bongo, an antelope that is one of the most endangered mammals in the world, from extinction. The Bank of England announces it will release an updated £50 note bearing the image of Alan Turing, the mathematician and World War II codebreaker. The board of ETH Zurich in Switzerland fires astrophysicist Marcella Carollo, saying she did not maintain "respectful relations," after she was accused of bullying students. NASA announces new requirements for institutions to report sexual harassment by the agency's grantees.

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