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Science  13 Sep 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6458, pp. 1062-1063
DOI: 10.1126/science.365.6458.1062

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In science news around the world, authorities investigate an unsigned statement released by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that rebuked its own weather forecasters and supported President Donald Trump's mistaken tweets asserting that Hurricane Dorian threatened Alabama. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cautions against the use of e-cigarettes during an outbreak of vaping associated respiratory illness. Jo Johnson resigns as U.K. science minister after 6 weeks in the post, citing the prospects of a no-deal Brexit. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces plans to end all mammal tests it funds and conducts by 2035. Facebook and Google declare new steps to combat misinformation about vaccines and experimental stem cell treatments. Germany moves to adopt a €100 million action plan to protect its dwindling populations of insects.

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