- Making News: Hamid Karzai Sworn in as President of Afghanistan
Hamid Karzai was sworn in today as Afghanistan's first elected president. Vice President Cheney and Secretary Rumsfeld were in the audience, surrounded by massive security. Karzai wore his traditional green robe and black lambskin hat. Victoria Burnett is in Kabul for the Financial Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: Controlling Computers by Thinking about Them
Because of disease or injury, more than a half-million people are paralyzed, unable to control muscles that would allow them to activate machines to improve their lives. Now, the Los Angeles Times reports that scientists at New York's Department of Health and State University have developed a means to control computers that can operate wheelchairs and robotic arms just by thinking about it. Robert Lee Hotz wrote the story.
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