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2009-03-05 07:25:00

NASA can land a spacecraft on a peanut-shaped asteroid 150 million miles away, but can’t even come close to hitting its own budget goals for building a spacecraft, joked congressional auditors as they reported that the space agency is nearly $1.1 billion in the red on just nine projects over the last couple of years.

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2009-03-04 07:40:00

A new report released Tuesday by the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement (NCRP) finds that Americans are exposed to seven times more radiation from diagnostic scans today than they were in 1980.

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2009-01-23 07:29:23

According to the Government Accountability Office, the US Food and Drug Administration is a “high-risk” area of the federal government because it may not be able to protect the public from harmful food and drugs.

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2009-01-16 07:15:00

An in-depth investigation into certain medical devices has uncovered that many have won government approval without a close scientific review.

2009-01-15 13:28:08

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2009-01-10 06:35:00

NASA's inspector general is not doing enough to police waste and abuse at the space agency, Congressional auditors said.

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2008-10-17 09:55:00

A new government report warns that intruders could easily break into US biodefense labs because there is an apparent lack of security.


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