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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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.

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.


GSA Ponders Slashing 2-Year Experience Requirement for IT Contractors

The agency is also considering eliminating a requirement for a spot on the Schedule 70 that potential contractors must have at least two years' corporate experience.

NASA Plans to Hitch Rides on Comets – Using Harpoons and Tethers

The system may one day be used to hitchhike across the solar system.

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What Congress Can Learn from the Military About Cybersecurity

As it stands, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act won’t much improve information-sharing. Here's how to change that.

Nextgov Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald

VA Official: New, Streamlined '' Coming in November

The new hub is scheduled to go live on Veterans Day -- Nov. 11 -- of this year.

Nextgov Acting Director of OPM, Beth Cobert

Here’s What OPM Is Offering to Protect Hack Victims from Blackmail

Hint: It’s not $330 million worth of ID protection services.

NASA Creates New Quick 'Self-Healing' Material

Hurtling through the endless void of space in a thin aluminum can as debris zips around in every direction may have just gotten a little safer.

Nextgov Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.

Video: Who Envisions a Future with Self-Driving Cars?

Not everyone is excited about a driverless future.