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Radiation Biodosimetry High Throughput Tests

The Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) is seeking capability statements from businesses to provide verification, validation, regulatory approval, manufacturing and acquisition services for high throughput biodosimetry devices. The Radiation Biodosimetry High Throughput...


France Studies Nuclear Missile Replacement

DEFENSE NEWS – France has launched studies for an airborne nuclear-tipped missile to replace the current weapon, with the focus on stealth and hypersonic technology on the next-generation atomic arms, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le...


AQAP claims IED attacks on US Embassy in Sanaa

THREAT MATRIX – On Nov. 28, a Twitter account linked to al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) claimed credit for bombing the US Embassy in the Yemeni capital Sanaa during the evening of...


Rare and Emerging Viral Disease Impact on Special Populations

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a requirement for the development of therapeutic strategies for select rare and emerging viral diseases in special populations. The effort will be supported by...


Rapid Leishmania Diagnostic Receives FDA Clearance

A hand-held “dipstick” device for the rapid diagnosis of cutaneous leishmaniasis, co-developed by the U.S. Army and InBios International, has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Development of the device was...


NIAID/GSK Experimental Ebola Vaccine Appears Safe

Results from a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Phase 1 clinical trial support accelerated development of the candidate vaccine to prevent Ebola virus disease. Co-developed by the NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious...


GMU Biodefense Faculty at the CFR

Since the end of the Cold War, a new nuclear order has emerged, shaped by rising nuclear states and military technologies that threaten stability, writes George Mason University’s Gregory Koblentz in a new Council...


EDA to launch five IED detection projects in 2015

IHS JANES’S 360 – The European Defence Agency (EDA) plans to launch five improvised explosive device (IED) detection projects in 2015, Pete Round, director of capability, armament and technology at the EDA, stated on...


Republicans’ next clash with Obama: Iran nuclear talks

Washington (AFP) Nov 26, 2014 – The extension of international nuclear negotiations with Iran is likely to prompt a far-reaching showdown between the White House and US Republicans who seek to tighten economic screws...

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