How long should an emergency message be to prove effective?

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Short 90- and 140- character wireless emergency alert messages delivered over mobile devices are "substantially less effective" than much longer messages to spur people...

Clear and present danger: hazardous materials

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Experts have recently alerted the authorities to the Hazmat risk posed by hundreds of contaminated, closed nuclear weapons facilities in the U.S. Hundreds of ramshackle...

The “Double Nuclear threat” posed by ISIS

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Dirty Bomb or Nuclear suitcase? These are according to experts the options ISIS seeks now for performing huge attacks in the west. Last year, an...

iHLS TV Special Interview: ThermoSiv Founder and CTO David Agmon

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Register to iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this special interview to iHLS TV, ThermoSiv Technologies founder and CTO  discusses the company, its products and its...

Ebola: Australian-run center in Sierra Leone opens for business

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An Australian-run medical center for Ebola patients has opened in Sierra Leone overnight, the foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, has announced. Australia’s Foreign affairs minister...

Belgian Expert: WHO Messed Up Ebola Response

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A Belgian scientist who helped discover Ebola in 1976 has accused the World Health Organization (WHO) of mismanaging the current outbreak response. Peter Piot, an...

US: 35 hospitals designated as Ebola treatment centers

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The U.S is bracing to deal with Ebola. An increasing number of U.S. hospitals are now equipped to treat patients with Ebola, giving nationwide...

Portable 15-Minute Ebola Virus Test Trials in Guinea

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British health charity The Wellcome Trust recently announced that a new 15-minute Ebola virus test will become available on a trial basis in Guinea...

Scientists identify weak spots in Ebola’s defenses

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Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have identified weak spots on the surface of Ebola virus that are targeted by the antibodies in ZMapp, the...

iHLS TV – Ebola sensor, Self-healing computers, the Chinese civilian UAV...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (18 November 2014): Low-cost Ebola sensor Self-healing computers: next step in fighting hackers The Chinese civilian UAV market Morocco to assist UAE...

How Can Technology Fight Ebola in Off-the-Grid

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“You have very little cellphone coverage,” said Steven Van Roekel, chief innovation officer at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). “You have unreliable power...

DOD civilians can opt out of the Ebola quarantine

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Defense civilian workers deployed to West Africa can choose one of two options upon their departure from Ebola-stricken countries, if they do not show...

UC Santa Cruz Professor Builds Model of Low-Cost Ebola Sensor

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A quick, low-cost test for Ebola may be available within a few years, thanks to UC Santa Cruz researcher Ahmet Ali Yanik. Similar to...

iHLS TV – Cyber task force, new UASs, laser-guided artillery shell,...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (11 November 2014): The National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force: NCIJTF New UASs: SpyLite mini and BlueBird Raytheon is testing a new laser-guided...

The US Army will provide Wi-Fi in West Africa for the...

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The Defense Department has started to beef up systems needed to support troops and nongovernmental organizations engaged in the Ebola fight in West Africa,...

The understated role of the Air Force in the battle against...

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With so much misinformation circulating about the scale and domestic danger of the Ebola threat, less attention has been paid to the U.S. military’s...

A drone that can save lives

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The Netherlands has unveiled a prototype of an "ambulance drone" which could potentially save lives by offering a rapid response after heart attack incidents....

iHLS TV – The FBIs Next Gen system, airborne intelligence, India’s...

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iHLS Israel Homeland Security In this weekly report (4 November 2014): The FBIs Next Gen system Airborne intelligence India's defense deal Gun violence in the US Bio-hazard protective gear

Travelers from Ebola-affected nations restricted to 5 U.S. airports

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The U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced Tuesday that travelers from three West African Ebola-affected countries will now be required to enter the...

Drones are taking pictures that could demystify a Malaria surge

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Four hundred feet above a Malaysian forest, a three-foot eBee drone hovers and takes pictures with a 16-megapixel camera every 10 to 20 seconds....

The US military is intensifying the fight against Ebola

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A 30-person team of medical specialists training at Fort Sam Houston in Texas are expected to wrap up on Saturday, DOD spokesman Lt. Col. Tom Crosson...

Next-Gen 911: Two States, Two Approaches to Implementation

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Connecticut and Kansas are working to install next-generation 911 systems, which some say are a necessity in an ever-burgeoning wireless mobile society. A citizen at...

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The First Driverless Military Vehicles Designed Without Driver Space

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California-based self-driving technology developer Kodiak Robotics is partnering with defense manufacturing firm Textron Systems to build military ground vehicles specifically designed for driverless operations....