Public Sector
Synthetic biologists seek standards for nascent field   
April 11, 2015
- Nature - On 31 March, representatives from industry, academic institutions and government met at Stanford University in California to launch the Synthetic Biology Standards Consortium, an initiative led by the US îNational...
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Food safety touted amid concern over listeria recalls   
April 11, 2015
- WTOP - This time, the culprit is a type of îbacteriaî called ... The Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention estimates that each year 48 million people get food poisoning, 128,000 are hospitalized and...
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Officials Suspend License of Idaho Restaurant Linked to Salmonella Outbreak   
April 11, 2015
- Food Safety News - An Idaho restaurant was reportedly shut down by local health officials on Thursday due to ongoing health code violations and its suspected connection with a recent îfoodborneî ......
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At CB4, Rezoning and the Danger of Mid-Block Restaurants   
April 11, 2015
- Chelsea now - Hoylman expressed grief that the budget diverted $40M of these îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî funds into the general fund, saying legislators were âchipping away at the best tool in the...
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Inspection Found No Problem at Ice Cream Plant Tied to Listeria   
April 11, 2015
- Wall Street Journal - DALLASâDays after a îfoodborneî illness was linked to Blue ... infection caused by eating food contaminated with îbacteriaî called Listeria monocytogenes, according to the...
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MorphoTrak Leads Competition in Latest NIST Testing   
April 11, 2015
- findbiometrics.com - Morpho (Safran)âs fingerprint recognition technology has received top marks in a new round of îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) testing. Participating via its...
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Laws must be interpreted based on what they say, not what they might mean   
April 11, 2015
- Centralmaine - Imputing improper motives was not. Steve Diamond is a former PUC commissioner and later served as the unpaid chairman of an entity established to fund energy efficiency programs with revenue from the...
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Tonko criticizes sweep of clean-energy funds   
April 11, 2015
- Capital New York - Tonko, the former head of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, said during an interview on Capital Tonight that the state budget should not come at the expense of money raised by the...
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Mona Charen: Still worth arguing about financial crisis   
April 11, 2015
- Northern Virginia Daily - Wallison, who served on the îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî, offers detailed rebuttals to each of these theories. Government policy created the financial crisis at every step. Congress...
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Cuomo's $41 Million Funding Raid Could Have Big Consequences for State Climate Program   
April 11, 2015
- The Center for Public Intergrity - Environmental Advocates of New York says money from the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI) is supposed to pay for pollution reduction projects. They claim Cuomo is planning...
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