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Obama: "We can't afford to stand still" on scientific research

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"Right now we're on the bring of amazing breakthroughs that have...the potential to change life for the better," said President Obama at the National Academy of Sciences, "which is why we can't afford to gut these investments in science and technology; unfortunately, that's what we're facing right now because of the across-the-board cuts that Congress put in place."