Taxpayer-Funded 'Robo-squirrel' Makes Senator's 2012 'Wastebook'

San Diego State University's taxpayer-funded project to invent a "robo-squirrel" has been criticized as a boondoggle by an Oklahoma senator, but the school defends the endeavor, saying the grant that funded the project also helped support the education of 34 students. Researchers at SDSU used funds from a $325,000 grant provided by the taxpayer-bankrolled National Science Foundation on the invention of a robotic squirrel used for research. This week, Oklahoma Republican Senator Tom Coburn...Full Story
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