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Science  23 Apr 2021:
Vol. 372, Issue 6540, pp. 324-326
DOI: 10.1126/science.372.6540.324

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In science news around the world, NASA's minihelicopter Ingenuity takes a 1-minute test hop on Mars, the first controlled flight of a powered aircraft on another planet. A tiny fraction of the U.S. residents fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by 14 April have become infected. The American Association of Physical Anthropologists rechristens itself as the American Association of Biological Anthropologists in order to separate today's association from the field's racist and colonial past. A U.K. ethics panel approves a study to intentionally reinfect people previously infected by the virus that causes COVID-19, to study their immune responses and symptoms. A talk at the virtual annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology sparks criticism for arguing against a key U.S. law giving Native Americans rights to the human remains and artifacts of their ancestors.

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