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DHS Seeks Biowatch Sample Laboratory Information Management System

The Department of Homeland Security Office of Procurement Operations is conducting market research on technologies that can provide a comprehensive, cost effective solution to BioWatch’s current laboratory information management system. This desired [Read more]...


Deadly stampede caused by pepper spray?

Six people have been killed and dozens have been injured, 12 of them seriously, in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy. Witnesses have reported that a teenage boy sprayed an irritating substance leading...


IBC Threat Assessment

This is the 41st issue of the IBC Threat Assessment (IBC-TA), which was initiated in November 2014. It is intended to inform our readers about ongoing and emerging CRBNe-threats that need the attention of...


Iranian commander confirms medium-range ballistic missile test

Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force, confirmed to Iran’s Fars news agency on 10 December that a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) was recently tested,...


Case Study: A White Supremacist Dirty Bomb?

What Was Found In the summer of 2010, when I was working for the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) I received a call from a colleague in the Fire...


USAF clears production of nuclear bomb tail-kits

The US Air Force (USAF) is to begin production of a new guided tail-kit assembly (TKA) for the B61-12 nuclear gravity bomb, the service announced on 7 December. The Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center...


Pandora Report: 12.7.2018

Review – Preventing Pandemics & Bioterrorism Event If you weren’t able to make this event on Tuesday evening, you’re in luck. We’ve got everything from the program to a review. You can also see...


Is Africa Ready for Nuclear Energy?

Current & expected electricity generation of African countries. By Laura GilVIENNA, Dec 7 2018 (IPS) Years back, nuclear energy was a fancy option limited to the industrialized world. In due course, nuclear could be...

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