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BUDGET BOOST  Nearly all U.S. science agencies, including the National Institutes of Health (shown), will see increases in funding for fiscal year 2018, which ends in September.

Parkland shooting

FLEEING TRAGEDY  Students run with their hands up following a February 14, 2018, shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. Researchers know little about what turns certain individuals into mass killers or whether particular policies, including gun restrictions, prevent rampage shootings.

fetal mummy

MUMMIFIED  The 6-inch-long body of a fetal mummy known as Ata, who scientists now say was a female, was preserved due to the arid conditions of Chile’s Atacama Desert.

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