Friday, May 15, 2009

Folsom, CA Veterans Parade Gets New Moniker

"A one-man parade that has grown to more than 1,000 received a new name Tuesday night.

The annual Veterans Day Parade will now be known as the Wayne Spence Memorial Folsom Veterans Day Parade, thanks to a move by the Folsom City Council."

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Space tomato packs nutritional super-punch

What started as a science experiment to grow plants in space has blossomed into a drought-resistant, nutritionally rich tomato — patent pending.

Mariya Khodakovskaya was a researcher at North Carolina State University when she created a genetically altered tomato seed designed to better withstand the rigors of space. The seeds were flown to the International Space Station in August 2007.

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