Public Sector
NIST Agreement Funds Disaster Resilience Center   
February 21, 2015
- Occupational Health&Safety - The U.S. Department of Commerce's îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî announced Feb. 19 that it has awarded a $20 million cooperative agreement to Colorado State...
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Security Risks Posed by Mobile Apps: Do You Have a Vetting Process in Place'   
February 21, 2015
- jdsupra.com - To assist this process, last month the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) set forth its special publication, "Vetting the Security of Mobile Applications," providing step-by-step...
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US: NIST awards $20 million for research center to help communities increase resilience to disaster   
February 21, 2015
- Prevention Web - San Diego - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST) announced today that it has awarded a $20 million cooperative agreement to Colorado State University (CSU) to establish the...
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Electricity officials push for more time on EPA rule   
February 21, 2015
- Washington Examiner - Dunn, however, noted that some states have naturally ordered into groups. The 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states that comprise the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî cap-and-trade system...
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MAP-2 second-generation NIST program accurately characterizes lighting LEDs   
February 21, 2015
- laserfocusworld.com - (Image: NIST) To meet this need, the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST; Gaithersburg, MD) has begun offering customers the second generation of its SSL Measurement Assurance...
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Health Officials: As Many As 15 Infants at Palatine Daycare Exposed to Measles, More Cases Expected   
February 21, 2015
- Patch - Children under the age of 1 years old can not receive the vaccine. The îCenter for Disease Controlî recommends two doses of MMR vaccine: the first dose at 12 through 15 months of age and the second dose at 4...
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Is hyper-left Elizabeth Warren the Democrats' fresh face'   
February 21, 2015
- Macomb Daily - In making this argument, Warren supports the majority conclusion of the îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî that Congress assembled to come up with the reasons for the crash. The commission consisted...
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California Cheese Maker Recalls Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination   
February 21, 2015
- Benzinga - Listeriosis is the name of an infection people can develop by eating foods contaminated with this type of îbacteriaî. The Centers for îDiseaseî Control and Prevention ... services to identify...
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MedImmune, NIST announce five-year partnership for biological drug research   
February 21, 2015
- The Business Journal - Gaithersburg-based biotech MedImmune and the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî unveiled Friday a five-year joint agreement to research tools to develop new drugs or therapies, or...
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House changes rules on RGGI program   
February 21, 2015
- Union Leader - House Bill 208 originally would have repealed the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî program, but was changed by the House Science, Technology and Energy Committee to retain the emissions reduction...
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