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Science  16 Aug 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6454, pp. 624-626
DOI: 10.1126/science.365.6454.624

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In science news around the world, a dread banana fungus hits Latin America, the United Kingdom announces new visa rules for scientists, the United States overhauls its Endangered Species Act, and telescopes on Hawaii's Mauna Kea reopen to astronomers. Also, a nuclear accident rocks Russia, a dengue emergency grips the Philippines, and U.S. academics decry "aggressive" Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance of Chinese-born researchers. Plus, scientists launch a new cosmic ray scope, University of California scientists quit Elsevier boards en masse, a star biochemist gets the boot at Scripps Research, a new exascale computer will guard U.S. nukes, and a robotic ship becomes the first to circle Antarctica.

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