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Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new reference material that can be used to identify deadly toxins in corn products. The material is described in a new journal paper and will be available for purchase in July. Known as Standard Reference Material 1565 or SRM 1565, this new product can be used by lab scientists who need a reliable way to measure corn for poisonous compounds that are produced by mold, known as mycotoxins. 
2019-06-19
Two New Standards Placed on OSAC Registry The Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (OSAC) is excited to announce the Forensic Science Standards Board (FSSB) has approved the addition of two standards for listing on the OSAC Registry.
2019-06-19
To provide tax incentives for civil aviation development, the draft law proposes exempting from VAT the import of civil aircraft to Russia and other territories under its jurisdiction. Reference The draft federal law On Amendments to the Tax Code of the Russian Federation (hereinafter - the draft law) has been submitted by the Ministry of Finance.
2019-06-19
This draft law is intended to create a legal framework for expanding the use of the Russian Federation currency in foreign trade settlements, formalising the status of the Russian rouble as a regional currency and an instrument of international settlements in the light of current trends on the global markets and liberalising the patterns of resident accounts with banks outside Russia, as well as for gradually cancelling the obligatory repatriati
2019-06-19
On 24 June, Dmitry Medvedev will visit Le Havre, France, at the invitation of Prime Minister of France Edouard Philippe. The prime ministers will discuss current issues of Russian-French interaction in trade, economy, investment, energy, industry, culture and other areas.
2019-06-19
Are submissions under the CDS&E and D3SC opportunities counted against the 1-proposal limit? Yes. Submissions to the CDS&E and D3SC programs are counted against the one-proposal limit. Proposals to the following mechanisms or solicitations are not counted against the limit: EAGER, RAPID, RAISE, CAREER, conferences, and supplemental funding requests.
2019-06-18
The following is a guest post by Tammy Hudson, DHS Records Officer on behalf of the Federal Records Management Council.
2019-06-18