The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted last week its final approval of Narcan, a medication designed to stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
Narcan, developed by Teva Pharmaceuticals, is the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray.
“In the wake of the... Read More »
As the U.S. government seeks to build its National Biodefense Strategy, more than 200 heavy hitters from federal, state and local agencies, national stakeholder organizations, academia and the private sector informed its future implementation during the April 17 Biodefense Summit held in... Read More »
The Department of Defense's Defense Logistics Agency has awarded a contract to Citadel Defense Company to counter drones increasingly threatening to U.S. forces around the world.
The over $1 million contract is supportive of USSOCOM requirements and represents the company's sixth government... Read More »
The Marine Corps has initiated plans to replace its Light Armored Vehicle (LAV) with the more mobile, networked, transportable and lethal Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle (ARV) late in the next decade.
“The ARV will be an advanced combat vehicle system, capable of fighting for information that... Read More »
Sandia National Laboratories recently launched Autonomy New Mexico, an academic research coalition tasked with creating artificially intelligent aerospace systems.
The coalition held its first meeting last week at the University of New Mexico to propose new ideas and discuss shared... Read More »
A Canadian man was sentenced to life in prison last week a June 21, 2017, attack on a Bishop Airport police officer from Flint, Michigan.
Amor Ftouhi of Quebec, Canada was charged with committing an act of terrorism transcending national boundaries and with two other offenses linked to his... Read More »
Due to declines in measles vaccinations in recent years, there have been outbreaks of the disease all over the world, and medical experts say it could rebound in full force if not addressed.
Experts at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National... Read More »
Air Force officials maintain the recently unveiled Science and Technology Strategy places concentration on maximizing and expanding technological advantages in the era of the peer-to-peer threat.
“This strategy isn’t just a list of technologies,” Secretary of the Air Force Heather Wilson... Read More »
Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) recently met with North Dakota National Guard and North Dakota State University (NDSU) Air Force and Army ROTC personnel to outline missions and benefits strengthening efforts.
Hoeven, a member of the Senate Defense Appropriations Committee, provided specifics on securing... Read More »
The Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) published two reports this week focused on federal, state, local and tribal police officers’ mental health and safety.
The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act: Report to Congress includes 22... Read More »
A new study published in eLife concludes that the path to fighting malaria at a community level could be through widespread deployment of antimalarial drugs.
Importantly, researchers theorize this would not only protect those who take the drugs but even those untreated, as the drugs would help... Read More »
U.S. Sen. Susan Collins met with leaders from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNSY) Metal Trades Council (MTC) to discuss the Trump Administration’s proposal to divert funds, appropriated by Congress, from military construction projects.
The PNSY was among the military installations that were... Read More »
Findings from the Air Force's Enterprise Capability Collaboration Team (ECCT) assembled last year to explore approaches ensuring electromagnetic spectrum (EMS) superiority have yielded three recommendations.
In January 2018, the Air Force formed the cross-functional group, which was led by... Read More »
EcoHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization focused on global animal, environmental and human health, has generated a report maintaining there are gaps in pandemics related events readiness.
The organization presented Building Resilience to Biothreats at an event earlier this month featuring... Read More »
Researchers from Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine have created a novel, broad-spectrum antibiotic containing arsenic to combat the rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
"The antibiotic, arsinothricin or AST, is a natural product made by soil bacteria and... Read More »