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Stuck on you: Research shows fingerprint accuracy stays the same over time   
June 30, 2015
- Phys.org - Jain, along with his former Ph.D. student Soweon Yoon, who is now with the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî, used fingerprint records of 15,597 subjects apprehended multiple times by the...
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Meeting a Cloud-First Mandate with a Hybrid-First Approach   
June 30, 2015
- Talkin Cloud - Because of this, a growing number of agencies are embracing a hybrid cloud approach. The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) defines hybrid cloud as a composition of multiple cloud...
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Becton, Dickinson to Gain from Sharps Disposal Study Data' - Analyst Blog   
June 30, 2015
- NASDAQ - difficile infection rates. According to the îCenter for Disease Controlî (CDC), the C. difficile infection has an alarming track record. It caused more than 29,000 deaths in 2011 and the U.S. health care...
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Who's Feeding Fiber to LinkNYC Hotspots'   
June 30, 2015
- Light Reading - At the Global City Teams Challenge Expo hosted by US Ignite and the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) on June 1, a Qualcomm representative wouldn't reveal the partner providing...
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World Will Gain a Leap Second on Tuesday: Here's Why   
June 30, 2015
- National Geographic - "It's a major interruption mostly because there are a lot of systems that aren't prepared to handle the leap second correctly," says Judah Levine, a physicist at the îNational Institute of Standards...
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Everyone gets an extra second on Tuesday, don't waste it!   
June 30, 2015
- United Press International - "The leap second is a hiccup in the time scale that's not predictable," John Lowe, an expert in time-keeping at the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî, told Slate. "If you're...
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What to know before you or your children go swimming   
June 30, 2015
- KRCR News Channel 7 - According to the îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention, on average 10 people die each day from drowning. CDC said drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional injury death in the...
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Chronic disease on rise in China: health survey   
June 30, 2015
- China - It took researchers one and a half years to finish the report, which was based on latest data from the Chinese îCenter for Disease Controlî and Prevention, the National Cancer Center and other institutes....
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Time stands still for 'leap-second'   
June 30, 2015
- Irish Independent - Computer programmers try to take account of leap seconds but many systems could be caught out, warns atomic clock expert Professor Judah Levine, from the US îNational Institute of Standards and...
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The Internet of Things May Help Save Firefighters   
June 30, 2015
- Fire Engineering - Researchers from the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî, and the Fire Protection Research Foundation believe that at least part of this heavy > 2553
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