Category: CBRN


BioMARC to Assist in Ebola Vaccine Development

Colorado State University’s Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing and Academic Resource Center (BioMARC) has been awarded $2 million by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to aid in the development and manufacturing of a vaccine to protect...


Genome Sequencing of Enterovirus D68 Circulating in St. Louis

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have sequenced the genome of enterovirus D68 sampled from patients treated at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Nationwide, the virus has spread rapidly in recent...


North, South Korea hold high-level military talks

Seoul (AFP) Oct 15, 2014 – North and South Korea held high-level military talks on Wednesday to air grievances over recent exchanges of fire across their land and sea borders, Seoul’s defence ministry said....


Slim chances of Iran nuclear deal by deadline: diplomat

Paris (AFP) Oct 27, 2014 – A deal on Iran’s contested nuclear programme before a November 24 deadline is highly unlikely, a Western diplomat close to negotiations said on Monday. “There are four-and-a-half weeks...


Taiwan starts trials of ‘carrier killer’ corvette

Taiwan’s Republic of China Navy (RoCN) began sea trials of an indigenously designed twin-hull missile corvette dubbed a ‘carrier killer’ on 27 October, according to naval sources as cited by local media. The 500-tonne...


Report: Security Implication of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

Report: New energy policies need to set a good example in terms of safeguards, transparency and restraint. The post Report: Security Implication of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle appeared first on James Martin Center for...


Resolving Key Nuclear Issue Turns on Iran-Russia Deal

By Gareth PorterWASHINGTON, Oct 28 2014 (IPS) U.S. and Iranian negotiators are working on a compromise approach to the issue of Iran’s uranium enrichment capabilities, which the Barack Obama administration has said in the...


ADI Offers Ebola ELISA Test Kits for Humans and Animals

Alpha Diagnostic Int’l (ADI) has announced availability of several rapid, and sensitive ELISA test kits for the detection of major Ebola viral protein antibodies including Glycoprotein (GP), Nucleoprotein (NP), and Viral Protein 40 (VP40)....


The Islamic State: Thoughts from the Top Think Tanks

By Erik Goepner Annually, the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the University of Pennsylvania publishes a ranking of the world’s think tanks. Regarding the Islamic State and the coalition’s response, perspectives...


Battelle Wins CBRNE Contract from CENTCOM

Experts from Battelle will now provide on-site support at U.S. Central Command (CENTOM) headquarters at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fl., helping in their critical mission to Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction and...

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