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International Space Station Astronauts Are About to Eat the First Vegetables Grown in Space

Red lettuce is the leafy green of choice.

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Geological Agency Wants to Know if Its Social Media Strategy is Working

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The agency is looking for a social media analytics service.

Library of Congress’ Latest Tech Stumble: Copyright System Down for a Week

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The online system used to electronically register copyrights has been out of commission for nearly a week.

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DHS Delays Refugee DNA Tests Aimed at Stemming Human Trafficking

The onsite, one-hour minilabs could help curb human trafficking, officials say

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NASA Is Working on Making a Tractor Beam out of Hoverboards

We're one step closer to making Star Wars a reality.

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Justice Department to Require Warrants for Cell Phone Tracking Technology

The new policy does not apply to state and local police departments that have used cell-site simulators to track criminals

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The Subatomic Race to Harness Quantum Science

U.S. and China are betting millions on the promise of this newish field, but the real-world potential remains a mystery.

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TSA's 'Airport of the Future' Includes More Biometrics and 'Intelligence-Driven' Procedures

With an influx of 1.1 billion passengers over the next two decades, TSA technology and procedures will need to change.

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Justice to Require Warrants for Cell Tracking Technology

The new policy does not apply to state and local police departments that have used cell-site simulators to track criminals.

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State Department Wants to Compile Cybersecurity 'Playbook'

World-class industry expertise is needed for planning tactics to block and perhaps strike back at hackers.

How Government Techies Can Usher in the Next Generation of Federal Workers

18F hopes to match agencies with employees while benefiting both.

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