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national oceanic and atmospheric administration (noaa)

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Storm-tracking NOAA satellite system gets a technology boost

The Joint Polar Satellite System is getting $185 million worth of updates and upgrades that will support the system's complete technological refresh.

By February 28, 2014

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NOAA satellite spots three low-pressure 'dragons'

Even Mother Nature appears to get in on the "Game of Thrones" action by spreading three low-pressure systems across the US that look like dragons.

By April 1, 2014

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Ocean XPrize reels in teams for acid tests

With sea life is in danger due to rising ocean acidification, the Wendy Schmidt Ocean XPrize kicks off with $2 million in prize money on the line for the best methods for measuring ocean pH levels.

By September 4, 2014

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A giant atlas of every living thing in the Southern Ocean

A team of international scientists has spent four years painstakingly cataloguing every known living organism in the Southern Ocean.

By August 28, 2014

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As National Parks issue drone bans, some states fall in line

Park rangers say unmanned aerial vehicles have disturbed wildlife across the country's public lands and waterways, including the bighorn sheep of Zion, seals in Monterey Bay, and peregrine falcons in Yosemite.

By July 1, 2014

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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By August 5, 2014

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Singapore plans to be world's first 'Smart Nation'

The city-state unveils plans for sensors that can help manage traffic congestion, detect air pollutants, and even remind you to take your trash out.

By June 17, 2014

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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council

The organization, which handles Canada's R&D efforts, is rebuilding its IT infrastructure and says the hack didn't extend into the rest of the government's networks.

By July 30, 2014

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China calls Apple's iPhone a national security threat

Chinese media point to the iPhone's Frequent Locations, a feature in iOS 7 that provides location-aware information.

By July 11, 2014

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China cyberspies hit US national security think tanks

The Deep Panda group has turned its attention to US efforts and intentions in Iraq, where there are major Chinese oil interests.

By July 8, 2014