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May 7, 2002
Students' Pizza Crust Takes NASA Space Food Prize

no wood fired pizza available here - just really expensive frozen ones
Ames - May 07, 2002
A pizza crust developed by Iowa State students has won first prize in a NASA competition organized by the agency's Food Technology Commercial Space Center that may someday allow astronauts to enjoy pizza in space. Dubbed EZ Crust, the pizza is made from okara, a high-fiber, high-protein by-product of soymilk and tofu production.
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    Cleveland (AFP) May 6, 2002
    TRW said Monday it had signed a confidentiality agreement with defense giant Northrop Grumman as part of its review of strategic alternatives that could involve a merger.
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    US Warns Trio Of Old Foes To Avoid WMDs
     Washington (AFP) May 6, 2002
    The United States Monday accused Cuba, Syria and Libya, three countries it deems to be sponsors of international terrorism, of seeking to acquire weapons of mass destruction and effectively put them on a waiting list of the "axis of evil."
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    Pasadena (JPL) May 3, 2002
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    Keeping Track Of Field Scientists
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    Research vehicles in remote outback areas will soon be tracked via satellite over the Internet, using new Vehicle Tracking Equipment (VTE) technology that was originally developed to track animals such as Neale, a 2.4 metre white shark that marine biologists have been tracking the past year off south-eastern Australia.
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    Researchers armed with a laser are closer to knowing how to prepare millions of gallons of highly radioactive nuclear waste for permanent storage. The study is the first to describe the chemistry of waste formed by aluminum and alkaline, or caustic sodium compounds, mixing with high-level radioactive material.
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    Congress Set To Defy White House Over Pluto
    Los Angeles - May 2, 2002
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    Russia To Raise Fragments From Kursk Sub
    Moscow (AFP) May 6, 2002
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