Numbers: Feb. 20, 2006

30 New species of plants and animals discovered during a recent expedition to remote western New Guinea, including the orange-faced honeyeater, above, and 20 frogs

2.5 million Acres in New Guinea's Foja Mountains virtually untouched by humans

$16 billion Amount of U.S. taxpayer money disbursed in the Iraq reconstruction program

6 Measures of infrastructure performance presented to a Senate committee hearing, of which only one--hours of power available outside Baghdad--has surpassed preinvasion levels

42 million Sleeping-pill prescriptions filled in the U.S. last year, up nearly 60% since 2000

$298 million Amount drugmakers spent in the first 11 months of 2005 to...

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