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Promising substance for better cyanide antidote for terrorist attacks

In an advance toward closing a major gap in defenses against terrorist attacks and other mass casualty events, scientists are reporting discovery of a promising substance that could be the basis for development of a better antidote for cyanide poisoning. In … Continue reading

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ASI World Watch Monitor – Haiti Earthquake

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Firm Uses Non-Lethal Methods to Thwart Somali Pirates

 By Joe DeCapua, VOA Despite the international naval presence off the coast of Somalia, full protection against pirates cannot be given to all the tankers and cargo ships sailing in the Gulf of Aden. However, there’s an alternative being offered … Continue reading

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U.S. Exceeds Goal for Resettling Iraqis –

The U.S. Refugee Admissions Program has surpassed its goal of resettling 12,000 Iraqi refugees during fiscal year 2008: 12,118 Iraqis have been admitted to the United States as refugees since October 1, 2007; only 1,600 were admitted in fiscal year … Continue reading

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DHS invites demonstrations of counter-IED technology

The explosives division of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will be conducting operational field demonstrations of remotely operated and standoff explosive countermeasure technologies to address the threat from suicide bombers as well as leave-behind and vehicle-borne improvised explosive … Continue reading

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OCTA gets federal grant to put cameras on buses.

 By next year, about 40 percent of Orange County, California, buses will be equipped with cameras to monitor passengers and record onboard incidents. A pilot program to allow transit police to monitor the cameras in real time from patrol vehicles … Continue reading

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‘Lifesaver’ Bottle Purifies Water in Seconds

There’s a reason they call it the “Lifesaver.” On the outside, it looks like an ordinary sports bottle. On the inside, there’s a miracle: an extremely advanced filtration system that makes murky water filled with deadly viruses and bacteria completely … Continue reading

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Spotlight on HLS Products: ICx Technologies – Stride

Detecting the Covert Movement of Radioactive Materials The covert movement of dangerous, radioactive materials is a great security threat. Radionuclide detection and identification systems are required to effectively monitor this threat. The StrideTM detection units and systems are designed not … Continue reading

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