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Verizon and Motorola collaborate to deliver new mobile broadband device to first responder
Stock House
First responders and emergency personnel across the United States will be able to better respond to emergencies and routine activities by tapping into the power of mobile broadband, with the introduction of a new vehicle-based modem that enables applications such as ultra-fast database access, photos and streaming video.
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Canadian astronauts see bright future for space exploration
Calgary Herald
While retired astronaut Chris Hadfield pens a book about his experiences, two of his younger colleagues are busily preparing for their turns in space. And their missions could take them even farther than their predecessors. "We're thinking of deep space exploration," said rookie astronaut David Saint-Jacques.
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Manufacturers urged to embrace biotechnology
Engineering and Technology Magazine
The U.K.’s manufacturing industry must embrace biotechnology a senior minister said today as he met with industry representatives. Leading manufacturers and the Industrial Biotechnology Leadership Forum are promoting the varied applications of biotechnology at an exhibition in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, which Business and Energy Minister Michael Fallon attended.
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Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a new flexible nano-scaffold for rechargeable lithium ion batteries that could help make cell phone and electric car batteries last longer. The research shows the potential of manufactured sheets of aligned carbon nanotubes coated with silicon, a material with a much higher energy storage capacity than the graphite composites typically used in lithium ion batteries.
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Applying science to communicate science
Ars Technica
Anybody who communicates for a living faces a certain degree of frustration. No matter how hard you try, some people just don't get the intended message. For areas like politics and economics, this typically means that some people don't buy in to your interpretation of things. But when it comes to science, the failures end up involving an inability to convey basic facts.
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Verizon and Motorola collaborate to deliver new mobile broadband device to first responder
Stock House
First responders and emergency personnel across the United States will be able to better respond to emergencies and routine activities by tapping into the power of mobile broadband.

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Microfluidic breakthrough in biotechnology
Science Daily
Chemical flasks and inconvenient chemostats for cultivation of bacteria are likely soon to be discarded. Researchers have constructed a microfluidic system allowing for merging, transporting and splitting of microdroplets.

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Space Exploration Technologies wins bid to launch Canadian radar satellites
CBC News
Privately owned Space Exploration Technologies was selected to launch a trio of Canadian radar satellites aboard a single Falcon 9 rocket, the company announced.

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As data flow, scientists advocate for quality control
Scientific Computing
As sensor networks revolutionize ecological data collection by making it possible to collect high frequency information from remote areas in real time, scientists with the U.S. Forest Service are advocating for automated quality control and quality assurance standards that will make that data reliable.
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Women shaping the world through technology
The Guardian
The prominence of Sheryl Sandberg, chief information officer of Facebook, and Marissa Mayer, president and CEO of Yahoo!, signals a leading role for women in the innovation and technology sector. Yet the number of women engaged in the IT workforce which are often less than 25 per cent, suggests considerable room for growth.
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