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White House, EPA headed off chemical pollution study

Scott Pruitt’s EPA and the White House sought to block publication of a federal health study on a nationwide water-contamination crisis, after one Trump administration aide warned it would cause a “public relations nightmare,”...


Iran weighs options after US exit from JCPOA

Key Points After Washington’s 8 May withdrawal from the JCPOA, direct military action against Iran is only likely if Tehran expands its nuclear activities. Iran is initially likely to show restraint and broadly continue...


Why Ebola keeps coming back

The Ebola virus has reared its head again, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo. While it is impossible to predict exactly where and when the next outbreak will occur, we now know...


NIAID Backs Small-Molecule Radiation Modulator

Humanetics Corporation has been awarded a three-year contract valued at approximately $5.4 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. The contract [Read more]...


Survitec to display full special operations range at SOFIC

Safety solutions provider Survitec is to display its defence capabilities focused on the USSOCOM customer at the Special Operations Forces International Conference (SOFIC) in Tampa between May 21st and 24th. In addition to the...


Pandora Report 5.11.2018

Have you registered for the Summer Workshop on Pandemics, Bioterrorism, and Global Health Security? Don’t miss out on the early registration discount if you sign up before June 1st! Wondering if it’s safe to...


Trump’s Dangerous Abrogation of the Iran Deal

Stephen Zunes is a professor of politics and coordinator of Middle Eastern Studies at the University of San Francisco. By Stephen ZunesSAN FRANCISCO, May 11 2018 (IPS) The Trump Administration’s decision to pull the...

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