Combating diseases such as Ebola, influenza, and a host of other global catastrophic biological risks could be addressed by 15 emerging technologies, many of which are easy to use, high-tech and low cost.
In “Technologies to Address Global Catastrophic Biological Risks,” the report issued... Read More »
The U.S. Army recently tested a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) - developed autonomous flight system designed to deliver advances from unmanned aircraft to piloted aircraft via innovative interfaces.
During the demonstration, the Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System... Read More »
In response to a series of violent hate crimes throughout the United States this year, the U.S. Department of Justice has updated its prosecution efforts and launched a new website to serve as a centralized port of resources for handling them.
These resources include training materials,... Read More »
A new study found that the immune response to three experimental Ebola vaccines last at least two and a half years, opening the door of possibility for further vaccine development -- far beyond Ebola’s limited scope.
Katie Ewer, the co-author of the study, said the findings could encourage... Read More »
Florida’s members of Congress recently sent a letter to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis urging the government to provide funding and support for the repair of Tyndall Air Force Base that was damaged by Hurricane Michael.
Tyndall is where airmen train to fly the F-22 Raptor, and it is home base... Read More »
Rep. Mike Gallagher (R-WI), Samantha Ravich, and Frank Cilluffo were appointed this week by House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) to the Cyberspace Solarium Commission.
The commission was established by the National Defense Authorization Act to develop a framework for U.S. cybersecurity... Read More »
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) member states said they are working in concert with the United Nations (UN) to achieve international peace and security through economic and technological development.
OPCW officials said during the recently conducted third edition of... Read More »
For the third time this month, a person attempting to cross the U.S.-Mexican border at the Port of San Luis was arrested by U.S. Customs and Border Protection after they were discovered to be an imposter by facial biometric technology.
The technology helps agents detect impersonators more... Read More »
Patients with compromised immune systems are highly vulnerable to infection, but a new study focused on mice at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine appears to have identified a cellular target that could improve vaccine efficacy.
The study is being conducted by Dr. Som... Read More »
A new Cleveland Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Strike Force will target violent crime and drug trafficking in the city.
The force, scheduled to be operational by mid-2019, will be comprised of more than 200 local police, federal agents and prosecutors. Participating groups include... Read More »
Attendees of the second annual Aviation Security Futures Workshop held in Reston, Va., addressed the central question of what airport security screening will look like in 20 years.
The workshop -- hosted by the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate Apex Screening... Read More »
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) effort to place its Hawk Mk127 fleet among the most advanced in the world is nearing completion, with an assist from BAE Systems Australia.
BAE Systems Australia has inducted the final aircraft into its Williamtown maintenance facility as part of the... Read More »
Continued attacks by rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo is keeping health officials from combatting the spread of an Ebola outbreak in the affected areas.
With support from the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health has been trying to contain the outbreak, which is... Read More »
Robert Garcia recently was appointed chief patrol agent for the U.S. Border Patrol Swanton Sector along the U.S.-Canada border.
Garcia replaces Chief John C. Pfeifer who retired.
“It is a privilege to serve as the chief of Swanton Sector and to work alongside the dedicated and hardworking... Read More »
The U.S. Department of Defense’s Defense Digital Service (DDS) is opening a new cybersecurity workspace in Augusta, Ga., called Tatooine, named after the fictional Star Wars planet.
Tatooine is designed to house tech teams – including cyber soldiers and civilian technologists -- cultivate... Read More »