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Senator dislikes Agnes Scott study of feces-flinging chimps

Senator dislikes Agnes Scott study of feces-flinging chimps
December 22, 2011 --

An Agnes Scott College researcher has found that chimpanzees that are good at throwing feces have better communications skills than those who aren’t. Oklahoma Sen. Tom Coburn, however, thinks taxpayers shouldn’t have footed the bill to find that out.

CDC insider to run research on chronic fatigue syndrome

CDC insider to run research on chronic fatigue syndrome
December 21, 2010 --

Dr. Elizabeth Unger has been named to run the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s branch researching chronic fatigue syndrome, a move greeted with skepticism by CFS advocacy groups. She replaces her longtime boss, Dr. William C. Reeves, whose insistence on seeking a psychological explanation for CFS had enraged patient and medical groups that believe the cause is biological.