PARIS (AP) — The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — When an Icelander arrives at an office building and sees "Solarfri" posted, they need no further explanation for the empty premises: The word means "when staff get an unexpected afternoon off to enjoy good weather."
PHOENIX (AP) — The desperate effort this week to find two hikers who disappeared at the bottom of the Grand Canyon represented the National Park Service's most extensive use yet of drones in a search-and-rescue mission.
SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge on Friday handed down the longest sentence ever imposed in the U.S. for a cybercrime case to the son of a member of the Russian Parliament convicted of hacking into more than 500 U.S. businesses and stealing millions of credit card numbers, which he then sold on special websites.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Russian man described by U.S. authorities as one of the world's most notorious criminal spammers has been indicted by a federal grand jury, officials announced Friday.
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October 27, 2016

Introducing FDA’s Emerging Sciences Idea Portal: Please Help Us Predict the Future

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Gazing into the future to predict the next new things in science and technology is not just the work of a science fiction writer. Government and business engage in this forward thinking too– it’s called “horizon scanning,” a fairly recent practice that involves systematically gathering a broad… Read More
A New Makerspace for South Florida
Mar 16, 2016

A New Makerspace for South Florida

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Weather on Wheels App
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Make Your Road Trip Safer with the Weather on Wheels App, Now Available for iPhone

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team linked lunas
Oct 09, 2015

Fort Lauderdale Team Wins XPRIZE and Google's Stem-Based Competition for Kids, "Moonbots"

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Apr 13, 2015

Is Technology Slowing Us down?

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Girl On IPad
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Science4Us releases an iPad app of its kindergarten, first and second grade science curriculum

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