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In science news around the world, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is setting up Infectious Disease Outbreak Center, Australian Funding Agency is considering revising a preprint ban on grant applications and – for the first time in decades – accepting one Majority of Americans think humans “evolved from previous animal species.” Also, prominent biologist David Sabatini is fired from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for sexual harassment, a testosterone study that eliminated some female runners from the Tokyo Olympics has been corrected, and a new vaccine and pill combination prevents symptomatic malaria in nearly 60% of the population Children who receive the procedure. Scientists are also creating “mini-brains” with coarse, eye-like structures, and the decommissioned McMath-Pierce solar telescope is being reborn as an astronomy outreach center.

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