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High-Performance Camera can Help Detect Dark Matter and Extraterrestrial Life   
November 21, 2019
Source: AZoOptics - For the first time, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed one of the highest-performance cameras made up of sensors that count single particles of light, or photons. Micrograph of...
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Here’s what 2020 presidential candidate Deval Patrick did — and failed to do — as Massachusetts governor   
November 21, 2019
Source: MassLive - Jan. 19, 2007: Patrick signs on to the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a regional cap-and-trade system that puts a price on carbon to reduce emissions from power plants. February 2007: Patrick is criticized for his use of the...
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Lawmakers unveil plan to thwart carbon emissions tax   
November 21, 2019
Source: Indiana Gazette - Tom Wolf’s plan to join nine other states in a Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. State Sen. Joe Pittman and state Rep. Jim Struzzi, both R-Indiana, announced plans Tuesday to introduce bills requiring legislative...
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High-Performance Camera to Help Detect Extraterrestrial Life, Dark Matter Can Count Single Photons   
November 21, 2019
Source: SciTech Daily - Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have made one of the highest-performance cameras ever composed of sensors that count single photons, or particles of light. With more than 1,000 sensors, or...
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GSA, NIST Working to Automate FedRAMP Assessments   
November 21, 2019
Source: Executive Gov - The General Services Administration and National Institute of Standards and Technology are working to implement automation in review procedures for the Federal Risk Authorization and Management Program, the Federal News Network...
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Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)   
November 21, 2019
Source: Inter Press Service - Despite media hype, missteps by federal health agencies, and apparent efforts by right-wing and some neo-conservatives to foment fear about the possible spread of the Ebola virus in the U.S., most of the public remain at least...
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Tag Archives: US Center for Disease Control   
November 21, 2019
Source: Premium Times - In the last three months, over 40 Nigerians have died from yellow fever outbreak in parts of the country. Yellow Fever is caused by a virus that is spread through mosquito bites. The disease is vaccine-preventable and is not...
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Will Pa. Gov. or Legislature decide on state-led cap-and-trade program'   
November 21, 2019
Source: WHYY - They say it’s the Legislature’s call. Wolf wants Pennsylvania to join nine states in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, or RGGI, because he says its cap-and-trade program will help cut carbon emissions that...
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55,000 pounds of chicken sausage recalled for misbranding   
November 20, 2019
Source: Food Safety News - BrucePac, based in Silverton, OR, is recalling about 55,00 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken sausage products because of misbranding, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service...
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Fly me (partway) to the moon   
November 20, 2019
Source: Phys.org - Last week, scientists from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and the University of Guelph sent a...
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