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Artichokes grow big in Texas

Loaded with antioxidants and phytochemicals, the artichoke is becoming more popular as consumer interest in specialty products swells. And while 90% of the artichokes grown in the United States come from California, growers ...

dateDec 14, 2011 in Other
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NASA presents software of the year award

( -- Autonomous Exploration for Gathering Increased Science (AEGIS), novel autonomy software that has been operating on the Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity since December 2009, is NASA's 2011 Software of the ...

dateDec 09, 2011 in Space Exploration
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NASA rover prepares for 5th winter on Mars

NASA's lone surviving Mars rover has been busy exploring its surroundings since it rolled up to its latest crater destination four months ago. Now the solar-powered, six-wheel Opportunity is in search of a place to hunker ...

dateDec 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
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FCC unveils rules for rural broadband fund

Federal regulators have unveiled a plan for overhauling the $8 billion fund that subsidizes phone service in rural areas and for the poor. It redirects the money toward broadband expansion.

dateOct 27, 2011 in Telecom
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Launch of EU's Galileo system set for Friday

The launch of the first two satellites for the European Union's Galileo navigation system was postponed until Friday - adding at least one more day to years of waiting for a program promoted as the main rival to GPS to get ...

dateOct 20, 2011 in Space Exploration
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