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Space
8:18 am
Wed March 25, 2015

NASA Rover Opportunity Wins Mars Marathon

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Research News
7:22 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Safer Anthrax Test Aims To Keep The Bioweapon From Terrorists

Safe and small: The credit-card-sized test for anthrax destroys the deadly bacteria after the test completes.
Courtesy of Sandia Nation

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 6:25 pm

Engineers at Sandia National Laboratory have come up with what they think is a safer diagnostic test for anthrax bacteria — a test that would prevent the "bad guys" from getting their hands on this dangerous pathogen.

Sandia is home to the International Biological Threat Reduction Program. "Our interest is in safety and security of pathogens," says Melissa Finley. Finley isn't a bioweapons expert. She's a veterinarian.

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Sports
7:10 am
Wed March 25, 2015

John Urschel Balances Math Career With Pro Football Risks

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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NPR Story
5:32 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Ex-Inmate Uses His Sentence To Create Successful Business Plan

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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NPR Story
5:14 am
Wed March 25, 2015

VA Changes 40-Miles Rule For Private Medical Care

Originally published on Wed March 25, 2015 8:18 am

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