A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report is touting the benefits of a program credited with expediting Ugandan virus detection.
The CDC-UVRI Viral Hemorrhagic Fever Surveillance and Laboratory Program was lauded in a CDC report published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The... Read More »
The Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) U.S. announced collaboration this week with Georgetown University through a cooperative academic and research agreement, focusing on training potential for future students and scientists.
"It's exciting to collaborate with CEPI U.S. to... Read More »
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) recently unveiled a new smaller radiation detector invented at the lab that uses a sweeping beam to quickly pinpoint a radiation source to reduce radiation exposure risks for workers.
The detectors use directional sensors to scan through a narrow angle... Read More »
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Wednesday that it will hold two Global Entry mobile enrollment events in Indianapolis where it will conduct interviews for conditionally approved applicants.
Global Entry is a voluntary expedited clearance program for pre-approved low-risk... Read More »
With U.S. Senate approval of a bill that would end civil and criminal protections under current law for websites that take part in online sex trafficking on Wednesday, the measure will advance to the president’s desk.
The Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA), S. 1693, would amend the... Read More »
More individuals working for organizations that promote foreign interests in the United States would have to register as foreign agents under a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
Under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA) of 1938, individuals working for foreign-supported... Read More »
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has been researching ways to minimize risk from a dam failure while improving response capability of stakeholders.
Officials said the Kentucky Division of Water and S&T’s Flood Apex program are working together... Read More »
Researchers from an international team have pinpointed a genetic fingerprint of proteins linked to deadly Malaria strains, which they say could herald a game changer for vaccine development.
Scientists were focused on the child aspect in this case, which is to say, the fact that the most common... Read More »
An industry team led by Lockheed Martin recently completed upgrades to the Command, Control, Battle Management and Communications (C2BMC) system of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).
The C2BMC network connects traditionally separate space, sea and terrestrial sensors and their... Read More »
Raytheon Technology recently participated in a Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment (MFIX) at the U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence, in which its advanced high-power microwave and laser dune buggy engaged and destroyed 45 unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
Raytheon's high-power microwave system... Read More »
Army Secretary Mark Esper’s decision to dismantle the 1-285th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) in Marana, Arizona, met resistance from U.S. Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ) on Tuesday.
McSally, the former commander of the 354th Fighter Squadron at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, voiced her... Read More »
The U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has concluded that the country’s election infrastructure remains resilient despite Russian attempts to hack state voting systems, but the committee released recommendations on Tuesday to better defend against future attempts to undermine... Read More »
The United States is part of the international plan to prevent the naturally occurring, accidental or deliberate spread of infectious diseases, but remains among many countries hampered by the inadequate or underprepared systems around the world that can’t effectively deal with rapidly emerging... Read More »
The DoD Information Warfare Symposium presented by the Defense Strategies Institute will take place on March 28-29 at the Mary M. Gates Learning Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Designed for members of the Department of Defense, federal government, private industry, academia, and other stakeholders,... Read More »
Researchers from Sahlgrenska Academy in Sweden are exploring the possibilities of a drinkable antidote to address cholera.
The work of the scientists published in PLOS Pathogens and ACS Infectious Disease showed how the drinkable protection is distributed during an ongoing cholera epidemic to... Read More »