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Florida Atlantic stimulus project lands on GOP target list of wasteful spending

Republican Senators John McCain and Tom Coburn included a Florida Atlantic University study on mice and alcohol in a report they say flags wasteful spending in the $787 billion federal stimulus project.

They note researchers at the school received $8,408 to study whether mice become disoriented when they consume alcohol.

"The researchers note that .spatial navigation. . . is essential for accurate moving about,. and that humans who consume alcohol have trouble with navigation, memory and attention."

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