Public Health

Public Health

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When saving people’s life, every second is important and might be critical. Magen David Adom (MD), Israel’s national rescue organization, has recently inaugurated a...
bioterrorism

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The future of international security will be fought on the biological front. Rapid advances in genetic engineering have opened the door for small terrorist...
terrorist attack

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Following the Christmas market attack in Berlin, the German government issued a paper stating the country is at “high risk” of terrorist attacks carried...

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Two new disaster drones delivered medical packages to victims and rescue personnel in a simulated mass casualty event recently at John Bell Airport in...

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Finding treatment for victims of a chemical weapons attack seems as one of the priorities of the US National Institute of Health (NIH). The...

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A UK startup wants to turn digital video cameras into monitors for use in prisons, hospitals, and assisted-living homes. Oxehealth is one of five finalists...

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The Internet of Things (IoT) merges software and hardware with network connectivity, for the benefit of creating smart cities and safe cities. IoT devices -...

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In a letter to diabetes patients, Johnson & Johnson said that OneTouch Ping insulin pump owners who are anxious about a potential hack can...

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NASA announced recently that it’s been using a drone to track Hurricane Matthew. The space agency said that the tool being used is a...

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Shipping giant UPS has launched testing of drones to deliver packages to remote and difficult to reach locations. UPS begun the tests recently using a...

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San Francisco based robotics startup Zipline will test drone delivery of medical supplies to remote U.S. regions. The Deliveries will include lifesaving blood, medicine,...

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Violent attacks in hospital wards and healthcare institutions can pose a serious challenge to security authorities. Technological solutions can help tackle this problem. In...

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Society demands continuous implementation of new transmission systems due to ongoing development of communication technologies. These systems work by emitting electromagnetic waves. As a...

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Sarin is a colorless, odorless liquid fatal even at very low concentrations. Serious sarin poisoning causes visual disturbance, vomiting, breathing difficulties and, finally, death....

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Hackers managed to gain privileged access to a water utility’s control system and change “the levels of chemicals being used to treat tap water,”...

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Over the last few years a new menace has emerged: ransomware. Hackers now routinely take control and hold hostage the computer systems of businesses,...

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The US House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security’s Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Communications Subcommittee recently held a hearing to examine the threat level...

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Lingacom, a developer and manufacturer of muon-based detection solutions, announced that it has been awarded a 1 million Euro contract by the European Commission’s...
video

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After an earthquake and the resulting tsunami devastated Japan’s coastal areas and badly damaged the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in 2011, plans were...
video

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Flint, Michigan has had a fraught history. In the past the city was a major manufacturing centre of the American automotive industry, but the...

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