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Researchers to Congress: We Need More Funding to Fight Alzheimer’s

Sen. Tom Har­kin led mem­bers of a Sen­ate Ap­pro­pri­ations sub­com­mit­tee in a hear­ing Wed­nes­day on the eco­nom­ic im­pact of Alzheimer’s …

Obama swipes at Putin, Cheney and Trump in U.N. address

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama took repeated swipes at Vladimir Putin, Dick Cheney and even Donald Trump, without mentioning them by name, in an address to the United Nations on Monday, holding them up as examples of forces playing off fears and attempting to pull the country and world …

Russia

A Look At Open Bionics’ 3D-Printed Robotic Hands For Amputees

Open Bionics, a startup out of the U.K. that makes bionic hands, figured out how to dramatically lower the cost of prosthetics using a combination of open-sourced 3D printing software and robotic sensors.<p>Nearly 2 million people live with the loss of a limb in the U.S., according to Amputee …

3D Printing

Venezuela unrest shakes up opposition | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - One month ago, Henrique Capriles was Venezuela’s undisputed opposition leader, espousing a vision of dialogue and measured dissent towards the socialist government.<p>Miranda's state governor and opposition leader Henrique Capriles speaks during an interview with Reuters in Caracas …

Afghanistan security at risk in U.S. pullout, official says

BRUSSELS — Security in Afghanistan would decrease steadily if all U.S. troops are withdrawn this year, a senior<p>U.S. militaryofficial warned Thursday, two days after PresidentObamaordered thePentagonto begin contingency planning for such a pullout.<p>“I can’t speculate what the outcome will be,” the …

Ukraine Crisis: New Government Takes Shape As Crimea Simmers

We're adding updates throughout this post as the day continues.<p>Tensions continue to rise in Ukraine, where months of public protests led last week to the downfall of President Viktor Yanukovych's government. His opponents are now installing pro-Western ministers to replace the pro-Russian leaders …

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