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September 25th

Ruling gives FAA more power over drones than local governments

Engadget – When it comes to drone regulations, the FAA's rules trump anything local governments conjure up. That's what a federal court in Massachusetts has proven when it ruled in favor of a commercial drone owner who sued the city of Newton over its drone ordinance.

September 25th

Kidney disease linked to air pollution

Cosmos – Next time you go for a jog with traffic roaring past, spare a thought for your kidneys. A US-based study has found that breathing fine particles of pollution – such as those found in car exhaust – increases the risk of developing kidney disease.

September 25th

NIST Boulder Microfab Lab Goes 'Nano'

NIST – NIST has recently acquired a high-end electron beam (“e-beam”) lithography machine, which will boost NIST researchers’ efforts to develop tools for a range of applications.

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