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Directs the Federal Government to protect the United States from biological threats.

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Sep 18 2018
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Supports the United States’ leadership in the research and development of quantum science and technology.

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Sep 13 2018
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House of Representatives

Provides review of scientific literature on toxicological effects of exposure to silver nanomaterials, assessment of the potential health risks of occupational exposure to silver nanomaterials, and recommended exposure limits for silver nanomaterials.

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Oct 30 2018
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Sep 12 2018

Application for a patent for photoactivatable, lipid-based nanoparticles that can deliver anti-cancer and other drugs.

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Sep 11 2018

Addresses the shortage of mental health providers of the Department of Defense and develops a program to monitor prescriptions related to post-traumatic stress disorder.

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Sep 6 2018
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Requires prominent labeling of drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression.

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Sep 6 2018
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Directs the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration to coordinate and study the use of unmanned maritime systems.

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Aug 28 2018
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Senate

Strikes down several provisions of Obama-era rule on disposal and storage of coal ash as insufficiently protective of the environment, setting up court challenge for Trump administration replacement rule

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Aug 21 2018
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Uses text mining to extract commonly used terms in nanomedicine and their definitions, as a first step towards creating a unified vocabulary for future nanomedicine regulations.

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Aug 17 2018
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European Commission

Funds and authorizes various programs related to national security. 

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Aug 13 2018
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House of Representatives

Makes it unlawful to operate an unmanned aircraft over wildfires without proper authorization.

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Aug 2 2018
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