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MCDC Award $20 Million Contract for Development of Auto-Injector

Emergent BioSolutions Inc. announced on Septmebr 25th that it has been awarded approximately $20 million to develop and manufacture an auto-injector containing diazepam (5 mg/mL) to treat nerve agent-induced seizures. Emergent’s device is being...


Pandora Report 9.27.2019

What a week it has been – from CW conspiracy theories to Tanzanian Ebola scares, the world of biodefense has been pretty busy. Controversy Over Syrian CW Conspiracy Theory Claims There’s been a lot...


Controversy Over Syrian CW Conspiracy Theory Claims

By Dr. Gregory Koblentz The journal Science and Global Securityis embroiled in a controversy surrounding its acceptance of an article co-authored by Ted Postol, a former MIT professor and missile defense expert and member...


Introducing the FLIR MUVE C360

FLIR Announces Industry’s First Multi-Gas Detector for Unmanned Aerial SystemsRevolutionary FLIR MUVE C360 Drone-Mounted Gas Monitor Provides Faster, Safer Way to Remotely Sense Gas and Chemical Incidents. …read more From:: CBRNe World (CBRN)


Kromek awarded two contracts for D3S products

Kromek, a worldwide supplier of detection technology focusing on the medical, security screening and nuclear markets, announced today that it has been awarded two extension contracts relating to its D3S family of products and...


US Navy stretches modular MCM mindset with T-ESB 4 tests

The US Navy (USN) has further expanded its modular concept for countermine (MCM) operations with recent MCM equipment testing aboard the Military Sealift Command’s Expeditionary Sea Base USNS Hershel Williams (T-ESB 4). The MCM...


Answering Threats with Threats

Iranian fears of biological weapons may be driving their offensive development. …read more From:: James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies


Huge explosion at Turkish chemical factory

(BBC) – A blast caused by a fire at a chemical factory in Istanbul sent a metal tank flying into the air and injured two fire fighters. The explosion injured two firefighters and several...


Biosafety Levels in Laboratories – What is the Difference?

In July 2019, the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease (USAMRIID) ceased research operations after failing to meet biosafety requirements. USAMRIID is the lead research institute and only biosafety […] More...


NIST Wants Your Help Standardizing Genome Editing Terminology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Genome Editing Consortium addresses the measurements and standards needed to increase confidence and lower the risk of utilizing genome editing technologies in research and commercial […]...

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