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Appeals Court upholds sanctions against doctor

An appeals court has upheld sanctions against a former University of Wisconsin Hospital doctor who was accused of fondling female patients. Full story

Every Step Could Recharge Your Smartphone

Using every step to help recharge smartphones or iPods has not yet become reality, but scientists are working on it. Their latest solution converts the energy from human motion into electricity by harnessing thousands of tiny liquid droplets inside a micro-fluidic device. Full story

Memory Lapses Linked to Brain Cells Napping

  If you're staying up past your bedtime, you may not be as awake as you think you are. A new study of sleep-deprived rats finds that some of the animals' brain cells go into an "off" state even as the rats remain active and seemingly alert. Full story

Computers and Neurons Unite: Scientists Deepen Understanding of Brain

Combining neurons and computers in a new way could let scientists listen in on these cells talking to one another, deepening our understanding of the brain and paving the way for thought-controlled prosthetic limbs. Full story

Rockies formed by suction? Theory may stick

The craggy Rocky Mountains may have been formed when a giant suction created a counter force that thrust the mountains upward, according to a new theory. Full story

Walker plans assault on education

   Msnbc’s Ed Schultz shares his thoughts on Gov. Scott Walker’s calls for cuts to the Wisconsin public school system and his plan to split the University of Wisconsin, Madison away from the rest of the state university system.

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  Obama tells voters ‘I’m Christian by choice’

With his approval ratings stuck below 50 percent and many Americans still believing he is a Muslim, President Obama made it a point to discuss his faith during a backyard conversation with voters in New Mexico. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie reports.

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President Barack Obama shakes hands as he arrives at a rally Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2010, on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wis.