Biological Weapons

Biological Weapons

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Researchers from Hokkaido University in Japan demonstrated that molecular robots can perform cargo delivery by using a swarming strategy, achieving five times the transport efficiency...
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A group of researchers and over 500 experts, including Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, Steve Wozniak, and Noam Chomsky, wrote an open letter in support...

Chemical and biological materials pose a threat to urban environments, whether spread maliciously or accidentally. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and...
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The US Department of Homeland Security has exposed the areas of interest it plans to advance next year with small business partners. A request...
chemical

Tools that see and sense harmful Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) substances are important for alerting military troops before anyone is hurt. The...
first response in disaster

Pressure has ramped up globally for better biosafety and security over the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic. Its impact could inspire “bad actors” to...
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When the 2001 anthrax attacks occurred in the US, “critical infrastructure sectors were caught unaware and unprepared.” For several weeks, letters containing anthrax spores...

A drone-based micro-sensor technology will identify explosives from the air. Professor Otto Gregory of the College of Engineering at the University of Rhode Island...
hazardous materials

The cumbersome protective equipment used by troops and first responders dealing with hazardous materials often hinders the rapid accomplishment of missions. A new development...
covid protecton equipment

Shifting from the development of protection against hazardous materials to improving the equipment of COVID-19 teams. Wearing COVID-19 personal protective equipment is cumbersome. A...
bioterrorism

"BioWatch’s limited footprint puts the Nation at a disadvantage to timely identify and respond to potential biological attacks," warns a recent report by the...

The ability to rapidly detect biothreats often relies on expertise and equipment that’s difficult to transport and takes time to carry out. A new...
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Israeli researchers have discovered a cyber-biological attack that could trick biologists into generating dangerous toxins in their labs.  It is currently believed that a criminal...

A new solution will save first responders valuable time. Public safety professionals are often the first ones on the scene of an emergency where...

The safety of soldiers and first responders’ personnel vis a vis chemical and biological threats relies on protective equipment. However, there are many challenges,...
quantum

Quantum science and engineering will revolutionize national security. Research into quantum techniques to more quickly detect explosives and exotic types of quantum camouflage have...

The State of Israel is making all the efforts to block the spread of the coronavirus. Now, iHLS is addressing the technology and startup...

The US Defense Department is helping to fund a new study to determine whether an under-the-skin biosensor can help detect flu-like infections even before...

Concerns have been rising regarding the spread of the Coronavirus outside the boundaries of China, and the World Health Organization has already defined the...
military technologies

Groundbreaking military technologies were developed during 2019, from new power resources to human-machine teaming. Here are the top 10 of the leading ones developed...

Current chemical and biological threat environment consists of “broadly acting, highly pathogenic, and sometimes immediately lethal threats”. According to US DARPA, “despite substantial financial...
biotech sensors

Increasing soldier’s survivability is a major concern for armed forces. The US Defense Department has been making progress on genetically engineered microorganisms that can...