Roundup 11/11: Viva La Investigacion Edition

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A U.S. delegation of top nongovernmental policy and science officials is visiting Cuba to discuss research and science policy.

The animal rights group PETA says it will file complaints today with the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the Department of Agriculture over alleged mistreatment of research animals at the University of Utah. The Salt Lake Tribune reports that a PETA "undercover investigator" shot hundreds of hours of video inside biomedical research labs at the university while employed there as an animal-support technician earlier this year.

A lunchtime seminar supported by the International Food Policy Research Institute will celebrate "millions fed" as a result of international agricultural aid and development. 

The Vatican has presented the results of a 5-day meeting of scientists and theologians on the search for extraterrestrial life.

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