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    Alzheimer's Disease Research

    Witnesses testified on the economic effect of Alzheimer’s Disease in the U.S. and the latest science and research. National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins used…

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    Uses of Dispersants in Gulf Oil Spill, Environmental Panel

    Lisa Jackson and Larry Robinson testified at a hearing on the use of dispersants in response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Topics included the effects dispersants have on wildlife…

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    Cybersecurity and Government Surveillance

    Senior cybersecurity officials testified on their efforts to protect the U.S. from cyber attacks. Much of the hearing focused on leaks revealing the extent of domestic phone…

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    Health Effects of Cell Phone Use

    Witnesses testified about research into cellular telephone use and its potential impact on human health, as well as the potential side effects and consequences of cell phone use. They…

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    Defense Spending and National Security

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chair Martin Dempsey testified on defense spending in light of automatic cuts, known as sequestration, scheduled to go into effect in January…

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    Debt Reduction and the Federal Budget

    Obama administration cabinet officials testified on the impact of sequestration on their departments. Some of the services that would be cut included Agriculture Department…

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    NASA 2012 Budget

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden testified about his agency’s budget request for fiscal year 2012. The request was for $18.7 billion, with $4.3 billion for the Space Shuttle and…

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    Mine Safety, Company Panel

    Don Blankenship and Cecil Roberts testified about the April 5, 2010 explosion at Massey Energy’s Upper Big Branch Mine, as well as the company’s safety record. Several…

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    Justice Department Oversight and Budget, Attorney General Holder

    Attorney Justice Eric Holder testified on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2014 budget request. He also discussed his department’s seizure of Associated Press phone…

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    Parkinson's Disease

    Witnesses testified about funding for research into the cause and cure for Parkinson’s Disease. Among the issues they addressed were the current treatments for the disease, the…

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    Stem Cell Research

    Witnesses testified at the first congressional hearing on stem cells research since Judge Royce Lamberth banned funding for embryonic stem cell research and the Appellate Court’s stay…

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    Japan Nuclear Plant Crisis, Government Panel

    The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development held a hearing on lessons the U.S. can take from the nuclear plant crisis in Japan. Nuclear Regulatory Commission…

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    Uses of Dispersants in Gulf Oil Spill, Non-Profit Organizations

    Representatives from non-profit organizations testified on the use of dispersants in the clean up of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Among the topics they addressed were the effects on…

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    Joint Strike Fighter Program

    Defense Department officials testified on the cost, schedule, and performance of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program.

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    FEMA Response to Hurricane Sandy, Senators Panel

    Senators affected by Hurricane Sandy testified about damage and recovery efforts in their states. They focused on the challenges their constituents faced in the aftermath of the storm…

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    Department of Justice Fiscal Year 2013 Budget

    Attorney General Holder testified on his department’s fiscal year 2013 budget.

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    Funding Autism Research

    A hearing was held on progress made since the subcommittee’s April 17, 2007, hearing on autism. Dr. Insel talked about autism research initiatives the the National…

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    Parkinson's Disease Research and Treatment

    Witnesses testified about research into Parkinson’s Disease and new forms of treatment for the disease. Specifically they talked about treatments which provided deep brain…

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    Fiscal Year 2013 FBI Budget

    Robert Mueller testified on the FBI fiscal year 2013 budget request. He warned against additional budget cuts that could be imposed through the sequestration process, and said the FBI…

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    Fiscal Year 2011 NASA Budget

    NASA Administrator Charles Bolton and a member of the the NASA safety advisory board testified about the fiscal year 2011 NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)…

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