Public Sector
Virginia to become first Southern state to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative   
July 24, 2020
Source: WSET - RICHMOND, Va. (WSET) -- Governor Ralph Northam announced Wednesday that Virginia would become the first Southern state to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. The RGGI is a collaborative ...
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Catch and Kill: the Protection Racket Used by Trump, Weinstein, Epstein and Wall Street   
July 24, 2020
Source: CounterPunch - When it comes to the crime families of New York, they literally do catch and kill people who can’t be trusted to keep the secrets of their criminal operations. When it comes to the superrich in New York,
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NIST’s Post-Quantum Cryptography Program Enters ‘Selection Round’   
July 24, 2020
Source: HPCwire - After spending more than three years examining new approaches to encryption and data protection that could defeat an assault from a quantum computer, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has winnowed the 69...
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NIST Eyes 2022 Release of Initial Algorithm Standard for Quantum-Resistant Cryptography   
July 24, 2020
Source: Executive Gov - NIST said Wednesday it narrowed down a pool of 69 proposals for Phase 3 public reviews for the Post-Quantum Cryptography Standardization Process, which seeks to establish algorithms to combat quantum decryption threats.
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An American candy maker is making limited edition 'Shah bars' to honour Indian-origin Center for Disease Control official   
July 24, 2020
Source: Gulf News on MSN.com - Indian origin Dr Nirav Shah, the director of the Center for Disease Control in Maine, a northeastern state in the United States of America, was honoured by candymaker, Wilbur's of Maine, with limited edition 'Shah Bars' for his...
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State investigates outbreak at Lewiston nursing home, reports 24 new cases in Maine   
July 24, 2020
Source: Portland Press Herald - The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention also reported 24 new coronavirus cases statewide, but no additional deaths. The 11 new cases at Marshwood Center in Lewiston mark the latest COVID-19 outbreak at nursing homes...
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Constitutional Implications of Pa. Executive Branch Efforts to Join RGGI   
July 24, 2020
Source: Law - In Pennsylvania, policy makers in the Governor’s Office and General Assembly are actively considering the propriety of joining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). RGGI is a regional, “market-based”...
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Disinfection of drinking water using UV light   
July 23, 2020
Source: News Medical - While awaiting full access to their labs due to COVID-19 restrictions, scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have taken this rare opportunity to report the technical details of pioneering research they...
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Virginia first southern state to join Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative   
July 23, 2020
Source: Power Engineering - This week, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has become the newest member of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), a market-based collaborative ...
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NIST Ultraviolet Light Experiment (image)   
July 23, 2020
Source: EurekAlert! - A scientist places a water sample onto a custom-made platform before a test. Each water sample contains microorganisms such as the parasite Giardia and adenoviruses, both of which can make humans sick. Disclaimer: AAAS and...
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