James Rohack

Jun. 19, 2009

Health Care Reform

The White House is trying to push forward its plans for reform of the US health care system, with President Obama giving a speech to the American Medical Association outlining parts of his proposals. In this hour, we'll try to sort out the options.

health care policy, health insurance, medical care, doctors

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\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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