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Weekly News Roundup

Reality BaseBy Melissa LafskyOctober 11, 2008 12:39 AM


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• In the wake of its banking decombustion, Iceland heads back to an economy based on fishing—at least, for another 50 years or so. • Should water be priced according to its market value? Vote today in The Economist's water poll. • Morality police or no, 25 percent of teenage girls have received the HPV vaccine. • Nuclear energy gets a PR boost. • Some how, pork seems a little less porky when it's going to green energy. • The Top Ten Biggest Nobel Prize shafts. • Doctors and drug companies: How deep does the rabbit hole go? • And finally, perhaps the best graphic representation so far of this week's financial wreckage.

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