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How Going to Space Can Mess With Astronauts' Brains

April 23, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow The first astronauts who set foot on the moon were quarantined for three weeks when they returned to Earth. Scientists weren't sure what kinds of lunar germs they might have brought back with them. That level of caution may sound absurd today, but a new study shows trips to outer...

What the Shift to Mobile Means for Blind News Consumers

April 23, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow If a website is designed haphazardly, it doesn’t only look out of control. The user experience can be just as messy for someone who can’t see. "News apps are just completely frustrating," said Christopher Danielsen, spokesman for the National Federation of the Blind. "Blind people, the way we deal with...