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How to burn things and influence fire safety

Dan Madrzykowski, a fire protection engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, uses science to study blazes in order to come up with new firefighting techniques.

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Friday - 06/28/2013, 11:54am EDT
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Senate confirms Macfarlane to new term leading NRC

The Senate has confirmed Allison Macfarlane for a new term as chairwoman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

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Thursday - 06/27/2013, 10:50pm EDT

NASA taps long-time employee to be new CIO

Larry Sweet comes to headquarters from Johnson Space Center and will replace Linda Cureton.

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Monday - 06/24/2013, 06:30pm EDT

NASA picks 8 new astronauts, 4 of them women

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Thursday - 06/20/2013, 03:20pm EDT

Web guru Dorris brings new life to government websites

Martha Dorris played a key role in a slew of Web platforms that are helping citizens to better connect with government services. For that work, she has been named a finalist for the 2013 Service to America Medals.

Tags: Martha Dorris , GSA , Sammies 2013 , Service to America Medals , Partnership for Public Service , Michael OConnell ,

Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 11:41am EDT
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Treasury unveils Lew's improved signature

The Treasury Department unveiled Secretary Jacob Lew's new signature on Tuesday. It takes the Bureau of Engraving and Printing about 18 weeks to put new engraving plates into production. That means Lew's signature will not show up on the various currency denominations until sometime this fall.

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Wednesday - 06/19/2013, 08:24am EDT

29-year-old NASA engineer going where no one has gone before

The Partnership for Public Service recognized Manan Vyas, 29, for his work in aeronautical research by naming him a Call to Service Medal finalist.

Tags: Manan Vyas , Sammies 2013 , Service to America Medals , Michael OConnell

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 11:16am EDT
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NOAA meteorologist helps save lives one storm at a time

For his three decades of work in developing severe weather forecasting models, the Partnership for Public Service has named Mark DeMaria a finalist for a Service to America Medal.

Tags: Mark DeMaria , Sammies 2013 , Service to America Medals , Michael OConnell , NOAA

Tuesday - 06/18/2013, 12:00pm EDT
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