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Study Predicts Gov’t Counterrorism Expenses to Add by Trillion

Neta Crawford, a professor from Boston University, said the federal government may add $1T to counterterrorism investments over the next decades, National Defense Magazine reported Tuesday. Her recent report, titled “United States Budgetary Costs and Obligations of Post-9/11 Wars through FY 2020: $6.4 Trillion" projects government spending to continue a pattern of increasing counterterrorism over time.

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Chris Pehrson, VP of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Receives Executive Mosaic’s Chairman’s Award

Jim Garrettson, chief executive officer of Executive Mosaic, presented Chris Pehrson, vice president of Strategic Development for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, with the Chairman’s Award for completing his second year as chairman of the Unmanned Systems Group for Executive Mosaic’s 4x24 program.

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Jim Garrettson, CEO of Executive Mosaic, Presents John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and VP of Business Development of Raytheon, His Second Wash100 Award

Jim Garrettson, founder and CEO of Executive Mosaic, presented John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International and vice president of Business Development of Raytheon, with his second consecutive Wash100 Award on Wednesday. Executive Mosaic recognizes Harris for securing several major contracts for Raytheon and supporting projects in defense, civil government and cybersecurity. We are ecstatic to present the most coveted award in government contracting to John Harris of Raytheon.

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DARPA Holds Talks to Discuss Biotech Research Programs

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency held a series of talks in Menlo Park, California last week to discuss the biotechnology research programs of the agency’s Biological Technologies Office as well as ways to advance the commercialization of biotechnology platforms. The two-day meeting dubbed “Biotech Startups of the Future” highlighted BTO’s research …

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NASA Selects 34 CubeSats for Space Tech Demonstration Missions

NASA has picked 34 miniature satellites that will take off as auxiliary payloads aboard space exploration missions that are scheduled for launch between 2018 and 2020. NASA selected the proposed CubeSats from the agency’s centers, universities and nonprofit organizations in 19 states and Washington as part of the eighth class of …

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NIST Creates Programming Language to Help Automate Genetic Circuit Design

The National Institute of Standards and Technology has partnered with Boston University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to test a programming language meant to help biological engineers design DNA-encoded circuits. NIST said Friday the agency-led research team developed and used the Cello program during an experiment to customize as many as 60 genetic circuits with various sensory …

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