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*** The National Science Foundation is working with the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Department of Defense along with industry partners to accelerate research on the next generation of high-throughput, low-latency communication networks and associated computing systems. Read more on this program in GCN.

*** The Department of Defense is cancelling construction contacts on former President Donald Trump's border wall project that were paid with money intended for other military programs, an agency spokesperson said on Friday.