Biological Weapons

Biological Weapons

biological malware

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In what appears to be the first successful hack of a software program using DNA, researchers explained that the biological malware they inserted into...
chemical weapons

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The Syrian civil war has brought chemical weapons back to the center stage in terms of international arsenals and defense methods. The U.S. military...
unmanned tank

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Unmanned vehicles can be a life-saving solution for operations in areas attacked by unconventional weapons.  The Indian Defense Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has...
DARPA

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Although the U.S. military has already deployed the power of biology and nature before, e.g. the Navy trains dolphins to detect underwater mines, the...
cross-border threat screening

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  The US has been promoting cross-border threat screening for biological agents. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) announced $35...
sensor

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The American Institute for Manufacturing Integrated Photonics (AIM Photonics), a public-private partnership, recently announced a new Defense Department project. The AIM Photonics initiative will...
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...
anti-chemical

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Battelle, a nonprofit research and development institute, recently said the key to preparing for the rapidly growing threat of biological or chemical weapons is...

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Scientists at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new device that will measure the motion of small particles...

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ChemImage Sensor Systems (CISS) develops innovative chemical imaging sensors that address the landscape of drugs, chemical, biological and explosive (CBE) threats. The company has...

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The new administration of President-elect Donald Trump should not ignore the threat posed by Iran’s chemical and biological weapons programs, Benjamin Weinthal, a research...

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A new project models the human body’s response to chemical and bilogical agents. The U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) is collaborating with...

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Researchers from US Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) tested a quadcopter dubbed Deep Purple during the SK Challenge at Utah's Dugway Proving Ground,...

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will conduct a week-long airflow study, starting today, in portions of the New...

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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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US Special Forces captured Sleiman Daud al-Afari, the head of ISIS’ chemical weapons unit. Al-Afari worked for Saddam Hussein’s Military Industrialization Authority, specialising in...

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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...

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DHS’s BioWatch program aims to provide early indication of an aerosolized biological weapon attack. Until April 2014, DHS pursued a next-generation autonomous detection technology...

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  The trials of the advanced Russian-made RKhM-5M chemical reconnaissance vehicle are in progress, Airborne Force spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Yevgeny Meshkov said on Friday, November 27,...

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By Rachel Ehrenfeld* It is surprising that the Islamic State’s use of chemical warfare has taken this long. On August 11, ISIS shelled the northern...

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