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Calculating the Value of the NIH

The National Institutes of Health is the world's largest funder of life science research, but how much of that taxpayer-funded research leads to patented discoveries? More than many experts thought.

North Koreans Need Food, Says the U.N.

Roughly 70 percent of the isolated nation's population relies on food assistance, including 1.3 million children under the age of five.

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