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Science  11 Oct 2019:
Vol. 366, Issue 6462, pp. 162-163
DOI: 10.1126/science.366.6462.162

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In science news around the world, astronomers announce they have discovered 20 new, small moons orbiting Saturn, giving the gas giant a total of 82 moons, just edging out Jupiter's 79. The United Kingdom decides to strike out alone with a £220 million effort to design a next-generation fusion reactor, as Brexit clouds its future as a research partner in Europe's fusion program. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's troubled Media Lab fires a veteran scientist for sexual harassment and announces mandatory sexual harassment training for its personnel. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service removes Kirtland's warbler from the list of endangered species; the yellow-breasted bird, now found in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Canada, was among the first species to receive federal protection in 1967. The MOSAiC expedition announces that its research ship stationed itself along an Arctic ice floe, where it will be frozen in place while crew members conduct 1 year of climate research.

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